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Coulomb Technologies

  • BMW ActiveE electric car at a charge point

    BMW has announced a strategic investment in Coulomb Technologies, the company behind the ChargePoint charging network. ChargePoint is the largest online global charging network, operating in 14 countries. The online network allows users to coordinate their charging via the cloud, with online payments and billing. The service is also geared towards easy operation for station owners, with full control over pricing, reservations, tracking usage and driver support. It can be used with stations from any charging station manufacturer. The investment is a shrewd move by BMW, allowing it to expand...

  • 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid - production model
    Electric-Car Charging Stations: Will Market Forces Cut Prices?

    As some public charging stations have started charging fees for charging sessions, many electric-car drivers are debating what a fair price would be. Virtually all drivers accept that it's reasonable to pay something to charge at a private business. Two executives from Coulomb Technologies, which...

  • Coulomb electric-car charger, Madison, WI
    Free Electric-Car Charges Start To Depart; What's A Fair Fee?

    demanding $ 2.00/hour for charging as do the similar charging stations....

  • 2011 Chevrolet Volt plugged into Coulomb Technologies 240V wall charging unit
    Volt Owners: Here’s Why Your Delayed Charging Failed

    this problem as resulting from high frequency ground currents

  • 2012 Nissan Leaf
    Nissan Picks Coulomb To Keep Its Charging Points Up To Date

    Once in a while, you get an announcement that looks interesting but requires ... ummmmm ... some interpretation. During the barrage of car launches, interviews, press releases, and general running around that comprised media days at the recent Los Angeles Auto Show, we got a press release with the...

  • Coulomb Technologies ChargePoint
    TomTom Integrates Coulomb's Charging Map: We Have Concerns

    Consumers and automakers both know that range anxiety is a huge barrier standing between shoppers and electric vehicles. But soon, EV owners will have yet another tool in their anti-anxiety toolkit, and it comes from a partnership between GPS heavyweight TomTom and charging station manufacturer...

  • Coulomb electric-car charger, Madison, WI

    Ask any electric car owner to list their favorite benefits of driving an electric car and the chances are that not queuing for gasoline is among them. With relatively few electric cars on the road and public charging stations still hardly oversubscribed, finding a place to plug in is relatively easy. But what happens as more electric cars hit the roads? Will you find yourself queuing for a place to plug in? Not necessarily, thanks to the company behind the ChargePoint website. Announced today by electric vehicle charging equipment manufacturer Coulomb Technologies, registered ChargePoint...

  • Coulomb Technologies ChargePoint
    Earth Day: Coulomb Offers Free Electric Car Charging Passes

    If you’re an electric car owner living within the many hundreds of publicly available electric vehicle charging stations installed by Coulomb Technologies then you may be interested in what the infrastructure company has planned to celebrate Earth Day 2011. As part of the celebrations...

  • 2011 Chevrolet Volt
    And We're Off! Electric Cars Are Here; Now They Need a Charge

    It’s official: Electric cars for the mass consumer crowd have arrived. The first all-electric Nissan Leaf was sold last week to a man in California, and more are trickling in. And the first Chevrolet Volts (pictured) — GM’s model that can go up to 50 miles on battery power before...

  • 2011 Coda Sedan electric car, 'All Electric' badge, 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show
    Naming Electric Cars And Companies: Is Anything Good Left?

    Naming new car models is always tough. The latest head-scratcher is GM's decision to rebrand the replacement for its Aveo subcompact as the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic, a name better associated in the U.S. with hedgehogs or hamburgers. But that's nothing compared to the challenge of naming electric-car...

  • General Electric GE WattStation charging
    Need Juice? 7 Home Charging Solutions for Your Electric Car

    You’ve read the reports, drooled over the spy shots and saved your pennies for an all-electric or plug-in hybrid electric car. But do you know how you’re going to charge your new car at home, the office or at your parents’ place? There are many different chargers available now or...

  • Sign indicating public electric-vehicle charging station
    Recharge As You Revere: Charge At Church, It Pays To Praise

    Think of all the places you might go in a week that would give your electric car enough time for a top-up. The mall? The cinema? Restaurants? How about church? EV networking company Coulomb Technologies has revealed that Wooden Cross Lutheran church in Woodinville, Washington will be the first...

  • Coulomb electric-car charger, Madison, WI

    Coulomb Technologies, a leader in roadside charging stations and infrastructure, announced a $15 million third round of funding, which it will use to further develop its network of electric vehicle charging stations. The company has inked partnerships with Leviton and Siemens, which will add their electric vehicle (EV) equipment to Coulomb’s ChargePoint network. Coulomb’s charging stations – already in use in New York, Detroit and Sydney — have wireless applications that allow drivers to track their car’s charging progress from their iPhone or computer. Charging...

  • Coulomb Technologies CT-500 electric vehicle charging station
    Coulomb Brings Its EV Charging Stations To The Home

    Coulomb Technologies, one of the most successful companies rolling out rapid roadside charging stations for the new generation of plug-in vehicles debuting this year, announced today that it has adapted its technology for use in the home. Interestingly, residential chargers are where many of...

  • Coulomb Technologies CT-2000 electric vehicle charging station
    Coulomb launches ambitious plan to electrify cars: 4,600 new charging stations

    Coulomb Technologies unveiled ambitious plans today to install 4,600 new charging stations for plug-in vehicles in homes and commercial spaces across the U.S. — a project nearly half-funded by federal stimulus money.The news comes at a tenuous time for electric car makers and electric grid...

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