Charging Networks

 
VW electric charger network spreads to Canada

VW electric charger network spreads to Canada

Mirroring its Electrify America network of public fast chargers for electric cars in the U.S., Volkswagen announced Thursday that it will set up a similar network in Canada—called Electrify Canada, logically enough. Electrify Canada plans to set up 32 DC fast-charging stations in major... read more

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Electrify America 350 kw chargers at Home Depot in Chicopee, Mass.

Electrify America expands fast-charging network to Simon malls

Shop and charge. That's the plan behind Electrify America's new network of fast chargers being installed around the country. Electrify America, a division of Volkswagen set... read more May 22, 2018 by


 
Tesla Supercharger site in Rocklin, California, before expansion    [photo: George Parrott]

Tesla expands Supercharger network as Model 3 rolls out

As Tesla works to ramp up Model 3 output to two-three times the levels of its previous models, the company is apparently anticipating the need for more Superchargers to... read more May 18, 2018 by


 
Martin Winterkorn

Tesla's future, going to court over diesels and emissions, collectible Prius, 'Lexus lanes' and Autopilot stunt: The Week in Reverse

What's the latest type of vehicle to go electric? And what's likely to deliver your next case of Budweiser? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at... read more May 5, 2018 by


 
Electrify America 350 kw chargers at Home Depot in Chicopee, Mass.

Electrify America switches on the first 350 KW Fast Charging station in Chicopee, Mass.

Though it lacked the crowds and fanfare of a Tesla launch, an unveiling yesterday in Chicopee, Mass., may have at least as much impact on electric-car drivers going forward... read more May 3, 2018 by


 
Electrify America chargers by BTC Power

Electrify America maps out charging network to rival Tesla Superchargers

Mark 2018 as the year that practical, widespread electric-car charging really started coming to America. We've had a lot of news about new charging networks coming to the... read more April 23, 2018 by


 
Nissan Leaf electric car at EVgo DC fast-charging station

EVgo simplifies, cuts electric-car fast charging prices nationwide

Over the next three years, numerous long-range electric cars will come to market at prices below $40,000. That will expand the pool of potential buyers to those interested in... read more March 1, 2018 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car at EVgo fast-charging station, Newport Centre, Jersey City, NJ

EVgo, Chargepoint annual reports show growth in electric-car charging

Seven years and almost 800,000 cars after the first modern electric cars went on sale, there's still a lot wrong with the national charging infrastructure in the U.S. There's... read more February 15, 2018 by


 
Blink network  -  charging by the kWh

Blink charging-station network hits up users to buy shares (updated)

It's not unheard of for the fans of well-loved brands—e.g. Tesla—to decide to buy shares in the company. It's somewhat less common for companies to reach out to... read more February 4, 2018 by


 
Greenlots electric-car charging mobile app for use at charging station

Electrify America contracts with Greenlots for electric-car charging sites, installations

The $2 billion electric-vehicle infrastructure program funded by Volkswagen as part of its diesel-emission scandal settlement has picked an installer to roll out some of the... read more December 18, 2017 by


 
ChargePoint Express Plus modular DC fast-charging system for electric cars, launched at 2017 CES

Do cities have enough electric-car charging stations; are highways the 'last hurdle'?

The availability of charging stations for electric cars, or lack of it, is often cited as one of the primary reasons holding back widespread adoption. After all, if you're... read more December 13, 2017 by


 
2015 Nissan Leaf at evGo fast charger at Livingston Mall, Livingston, NJ   [photo: John Briggs]

EVgo adds mobile app for electric-car charging network access

One way for electric-car charging networks to make the public charging experience more user-friendly is through the use of smartphone apps to replace the RFID cards that... read more November 6, 2017 by


 
Chevrolet Bolt EV being charged outside Go Forth electric-car showroom, Portland   [photo: Forth]

ChargePoint launches electric-car charging activated by smartphone

Electric-car charging network ChargePoint has announced a new feature that allows electric vehicle (EV) owners to begin charging their car using near-field communication... read more October 2, 2017 by


 
Highway sign for electric-car fast-charging station at BP in Metrolina area of Charlotte, NC

BP follows other gas-station brands, adds electric-car charging

Major oil companies are beginning to take the threat of electric cars seriously, and the latest evidence comes from British Petroleum. BP has begun discussions with... read more August 3, 2017 by


 
2014 BMW i3 REx fast-charging at Chargepoint site, June 2016  [photo: Tom Moloughney]

ChargePoint gets $125 million funding, will manage GE's electric-car charging network (update)

It's been a big week for the ChargePoint electric-car charging network. On June 27, it announced it would take over management and operation of General Electric's charging... read more June 29, 2017 by


 
2011 Nissan Leaf does 520 Miles in 2 days

CEO of failed 350Green charging network pleads guilty to fraud

The former CEO of electric-car charging network 350 Green pleaded guilty last week to fraudulently obtaining federal grants intended to be used for installation of public... read more May 9, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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