Fast Charging

 
EVgo launches first curbside fast chargers

EVgo launches first curbside fast chargers

With wires running along almost every street in America where cars drive, putting EV chargers along the curb would seem a natural enough place to put them. While several other countries such as Britain have begun efforts to put charging stations on light poles, in America, chargers have been sited... read more

May 6, 2019 by -
 
Chargeway Beacon  -  Forth electric vehicle showcase, Portland

Chargeway Beacon to help shoppers and dealers navigate past EV charging confusion

Multiple electric vehicles arriving this year promise a driving range of more than 200 miles. While that’s great news, and it’s bound to convince more households... read more February 1, 2019 by


 
Porsche Taycan prototype

Porsche Taycan, Electrify America shutdown, Mazda plans: Today's Car News

Porsche plans to include three years of free DC fast charging from Electrify America with its new Taycan electric car. For now, it's a good thing the car isn't arriving too... read more January 29, 2019 by


 
2015 Nissan Leaf with CHAdeMO fast-charging cable plugged in  [photo John Briggs]

Company claims to harness AI for quicker electric-car DC fast charging

At CES earlier this month, GBatteries demonstrated that it could charge a 60-kwh battery pack, made up of off-the-shelf lithium-ion automotive cells, to half capacity in just... read more January 24, 2019 by


 
2019 Nissan Leaf

2019 Nissan Leaf Plus revealed: 226-mile range, quicker acceleration

Nissan unveiled Tuesday a new version of the 2019 Leaf electric car, called the Leaf Plus or Leaf e+, that can go well over 200 miles on a charge. Although such a model has... read more January 8, 2019 by


 
Volkswagen mobile DC fast charger

Volkswagen tests mobile DC fast charging station for urban network gaps

Automakers face some daunting challenges in selling electric vehicles to urban apartment-dwellers, who are often without a home charging point. As a partial response... read more January 2, 2019 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


 
2019 Audi e-tron first drive  -  Abu Dhabi UAE, December 2018

Faster fast chargers, Hyundai fuel cells, Prius and e-tron drives: The Week in Reverse

Which company's promised new diesel SUV won't be coming to America after all? What technology did Green Car Reports find we were happy won't make it to America in an electric... read more December 15, 2018 by


 
Waymo self-driving car

Super-fast Porsche charging, no Hyundai diesel, best deals: Today's Car News

Hyundai decides to bin its plans for a diesel-powered version of the new Santa Fe. Porsche ups the ante on fast charging speeds. A report reveals who's really funding the... read more December 14, 2018 by


 
FastCharge 450-kilowatt charging station prototype

Porsche already has a prototype that will charge faster than its 350-kw Taycan

The Porsche Taycan, when it arrives toward the end of 2019, will likely have the quickest, highest-power DC fast charging of any production vehicle. But Porsche apparently is... read more December 14, 2018 by


 
2019 Arc Vector

Infiniti tech, Chrysler Pacifica recall, Hyundai Kona electric, charging costs: Today's Car News

Infiniti bumps turbo fuel efficiency with a new variable-compression engine. Chrysler recalls Pacifica Hybrid plug-in minivans—again. Faster charging is... read more November 6, 2018 by


 
Chevrolet eCOPO Camaro concept

Chevy eCOPO Camaro hints at 800-volt charging

Chevrolet can't let Teslas win all the electric drag races. Monday night at the Specialty Equipment Manufacturers' Association gathering in Las Vegas, Chevrolet revealed an... read more October 30, 2018 by


 
Volvo invests in Freewire

Volvo goes off the grid, invests in mobile-charging experts Freewire

Volvo Cars has announced an investment in Freewire Technologies, a company that emphasizes mobile charging solutions. Freewire earlier this year attracted a $5 million... read more October 25, 2018 by


 
North Carolina State University fast charger is much smaller, half the cost

New fast charger is more efficient, smaller, and half the cost

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a 50-kw fast charger that they say costs half as much as conventional DC fast chargers, is more efficient, and... read more October 23, 2018 by


 
EVgo charging station in Union City, California with resused BMW i3 battery backup

How fast is fast enough for fast charging? Twitter poll results

In an effort to make electric-car charging as ubiquitous and easy as filling up with gas, fast chargers are coming to malls, gas stations, rest areas and more, and these... read more October 10, 2018 by


 
Audi e-tron GT prototype teaser

Report: Audi e-tron GT electric sport coupe will fast-charge in 12 minutes

Audi revealed last month that its e-tron GT, which is described as a “highly dynamic coupe,” will make its debut at the Los Angeles auto show in November... read more October 9, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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