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    Official: Ford ready to install GE Wattstations at 60 locations in North America

    Upper-level Ford executives are sending mixed messages about the power of plug-in vehicles, but in the companies parking lots across North America, at least, the signal is clear: come on and charge your EV. Today, Ford and GE announced that the Blue Oval will be installing Wattstation chargers ...

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    Official: GE says WattStations not to blame for Nissan Leaf charging problems

    It's not us. That's what General Electric is saying after reports surfaced that some charging stations – namely, its GE WattStations – were causing the on-board charger in some Nissan Leafs to be damaged. General Electric says it's a software issue specific to Nissan's electric car, ...

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    Report: Nissan Leaf doesn't play nice with GE's WattStation

    General Electric's WattStation home charging stations are damaging the on-board chargers of some Nissan Leafs, causing GE to acknowledge issues with the station and to work with Nissan on solving the issue, according to recent reports. One Nissan dealership in the San Francisco Bay Area sent ...

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    Official: With WattStation Connect, GE using PayPal for electric vehicle fill-ups

    It's not too difficult to make the case that PayPal has already played a large role in the modern resurgence of electric vehicles. After all, Elon Musk – now the CEO of Tesla Motors – made a nice chunk of coin selling the online payment service to eBay before coming to the EV company. ...

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    Report: GE says WattStation Connect EV-charger locator is a potential revenue generator

    Yes, you can make some extra cash by letting electric-vehicle drivers charge up at your house. That's the pitch from General Electric for its WattStation Connect cloud-based program that lets homeowners publicize their availability and charging rates, according to Wired. While PlugShare and ...

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    Video: SAE Congress: GE charges up Nissan's EV plans

    Nissan and GE shared a booth at the SAE World Congress in Detroit recently to emphasize the way the two companies want to connects your car and various appliances to the emerging smart grid. The common piece of equipment is the new WattStation, which is an electric vehicle charging station that ...

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    Official: Coda chooses Mr. Electric as 'preferred' charging station installer

    Coda Automotive has named electric-service franchiser Mr. Electric as its "preferred" installer of electric-vehicle charging stations. Coda customers will work with Mr. Electric through the Coda dealer to set up appointments for installation as well as completing the local permitting process, ...

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    General Motors and GE team up to accelerate plug-in vehicle deployment in China

    Two years after it was saved by a federal government bailout in the U.S., General Motors is over in China trumpeting its latest investments there. With its Chinese joint venture partner, Shanghai Automotive Industrial Corp. (SAIC), GM manufactures Buick, Chevy and Cadillac vehicles in China, ...

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    Urban Green Energy's Skypump lets you drive like with the wind

    We doubt that charging your electric vehicles using solar will become passé any time soon, but when it does, at least we have options when comes to fossil fuel-free electrons. Urban Green Energy is teaming with General Electric to create charging stations that funnel power from the wind ...

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    GE, Siemens will compete with electric vehicle charger startups

    GE WattStation – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Massive corporations such as General Electric and Siemens AG are getting ready to compete with lesser-known startups like Ecotality, Coulomb Technologies and Aerovironment for your electric vehicle charging dollars. GE is ...

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    GE unveils wall-mounted WattStation home charging system

    GE's wall-mounted WattStation residential EV charger
    When General Electric unveiled its hip, Yves Behar-designed commercial WattStation charger back in July, we learned that producing a residential version was also part of the company's plans. Now that GE has taken the wraps off of the ...

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    GE Wattstation makes young people happy [w/video]

    GE WattStation ad – Click above to watch video after the jump
    When the GE WattStation was unveiled in July, we didn't know it would be so tremendously popular with the young and hip. But, as you can clearly see in the 30-second documentary clip after the jump, the frisbee-on-a-pole electric ...

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    GE unveils pricing, updates rollout schedule for Wattstation electric vehicle chargers

    GE WattStation – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Last week, GE unveiled the WattStation, the company's new smart-grid-connected Level 2 charger that gets its unique look from industrial designer Yves Behar. Though the WattStation is impressive to gaze upon, we're much more interested ...

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    GE unveils new electric car charger, the WattStation [w/video]

    GE WattStation – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Out in San Francisco today, GE is unveiling a new smart-grid-connected electric car charger called the WattStation. Designed in part by renowned industrial designer Yves Behar, the WattStation is intended to become a new icon for ...


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