Charging Networks

 
Charging network EVgo goes tagless, tests battery buffers at stations

Charging network EVgo goes tagless, tests battery buffers at stations

Updated: This article has been updated to include the specific location of the first charger and detail from the event. At an event in Los Angeles on Monday, EVgo turned on the first DC fast charger in the nation that doesn't rely on RFID tags or even credit cards to be activated—other than... read more

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Electrify America DC fast chargers at San Francisco Premium Outlets, Livermore, California

Electrify America adds city charging, fills in highways in second cycle

Over the next 2-1/2 years, Electrify America plans to expand its network of DC fast chargers for electric cars to include more cities, as well as to finish more of its... read more February 8, 2019 by


 
Electrify America chargers at San Francisco Premium Outlets

Tesla battery packs coming to Electrify America chargers

Electrify America has been billed as a charging network to compete with Tesla's Superchargers. Now it turns out, they may be partners as well. In an announcement on Monday... read more February 5, 2019 by


 
2018 Tesla Model S and 2018 Tesla Model X

VW buggy, Porsche 911 Hybrid, Shell chargers, Tesla profits: Today's Car News

Tesla reported profits, and revealed new model lineups for its Model S and Model X—and another price cut. Volkswagen announced it will build a concept electric dune... read more January 31, 2019 by


 
Shell charging station in Britain (higher res)

Shell acquisition of charging network Greenlots points to juice as the new gas

Electric cars are getting the attention of oil companies. On Wednesday, one of the largest fast-charging networks in the U.S., Greenlots, announced that it had been bought by... read more January 31, 2019 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3

Peak gas-engine, Nissan Leaf, Tesla sales, electric Cadillacs and Harleys: The Week in Reverse

What company will sell and manage installation of home chargers for new Audi e-tron electric models? Which engines were involved in the latest diesel emissions settlement?... read more January 12, 2019 by


 
Chevrolet Bolt EV charging at EVgo station

Socket to me: MyChevy app tells Bolt EV drivers where to charge

Too many apps! That's one of the complaints electric car drivers have about charging electric cars. With the time it takes to charge one of the biggest complaints is mapping... read more January 11, 2019 by


 
2019 Nissan Leaf

2019 Nissan Leaf Plus, 2020 Mini Cooper S E, more fuel-cell semis: Today's Car News

Mini plans to revive its electric hatchback as a sporty electric model for the 60th anniversary of the original. New charging agreements aim to make charging easier and... read more January 9, 2019 by


 
eMotorWerks JuiceBox wall mount charging Tesla Model X

eMotorWerks lays groundwork for vehicle-to-grid charging

At first glance, a new business agreement between home charger manufacturer eMotorWerks and utility software provider LO3 Energy sounds strictly like the stuff of dull... read more January 9, 2019 by


 
Chevrolet Bolt charging at Electrify America 350 kw charger at Home Depot in Chicopee, Mass.

One-step Plug&Charge coming to (Electrify) America

It's easy to plug in an electric car. What trips up many new electric-car drivers is paying to charge. At some charging stations, drivers pay by the kilowatt-hour. At others... read more January 9, 2019 by


 
Dodge flatbed blocking a Tesla Supercharger in Tennessee, fake charging [CREDIT: freckletan, Reddit]

Pickup drivers target Tesla Superchargers in "ICEing" incidents

People are jealous of things they can't (or don't) have. In a spate of incidents reminiscent of "rolling coal," truck drivers have begun seemingly intentionally blocking... read more December 30, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model X towing Bowlus Road Chief

Porsche Taycan orders, electric towing, urban-charging reality check: The Week in Reverse

Which upcoming electric car is already sold out for a year, before it even goes on sale? What company warned electric-car drivers that networked home chargers could be hacked... read more December 29, 2018 by


 
2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid charging at ChargePoint station, Santa Cruz, California, Dec 2017

Chargepoint partners with Greenlots to expand access for drivers

Forget five-minute fill-ups. What seems to drive many electric car drivers crazy is making sure the charger they find has the right connector, how fast the charger is (in... read more December 26, 2018 by


 
Electrify America DC fast chargers at San Francisco Premium Outlets, Livermore, California

California approves next Electrify America fast-charge rollout

Electrify America's second round of electric-car charging installations has won approval from the California Air Resources Board. The company announced plans for its second... read more December 19, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Volt

Trump on electric cars, tailpipe tests, tech to clean up engines: Today's Car News

EVgo launches its first ultra-fast charger in the desert. Microwave ignition claims to clean up internal combustion. And a group proposes publishing its own independent... read more December 18, 2018 by


 
EVgo 350-kw DC fast-charge station, Baker, Calif.

EVgo launches first public 350-kw fast charger

The desert is full of apparitions. The latest is a high-powered DC fast charger for electric cars that don't yet exist. This apparition is an EVgo charging station in Baker... read more December 18, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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