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    Official: Nissan's 'No Charge to Charge' is what incentives look like in the EV age [UPDATE]
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    Nissan knows that offering free charging can increase Leaf sales, so it only makes sense for them to expand the "No Charge to Charge" program. And that's exactly what happened yesterday. As previewed during the New York Auto Show, No Charge To Charge gives new Leaf buyers free charging at ...

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    AeroVironment, Know What You Drive want to teach the masses about plugging in

    If you're wondering how to get your non-green-car friends interested in plugging in their vehicles, why not appeal to them with cold hard cash? AeroVironment and KnowWhatYouDrive have teamed forces to create a short EV quiz, and there are coupon codes worth up to $100 for getting a charging ...

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    Official: AeroVironment touts new 'TurboCord' portable plug-in charging cable

    We doubt AeroVironment wants to put electric-vehicle charging-station installers out of business, but the company's new product does give plug-in drivers, not to mention a few retailers, the option of skipping the part where you call a contractor. Meet the TurboCord. The company calls TurboCord ...

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    Official: Fiat partners with Aerovironment for 500e home charging

    As suspected, AeroVironment has just partnered up with its fifth major automaker, inking a deal with Fiat to be its preferred supplier for the all-electric Fiat 500e. That makes five automakers that have chosen AeroVironment as its home charging partner – the other four being Nissan, BMW, ...

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    Official: Ford taps AeroVironment for home-charging systems

    Ford figures that 11,000 electric-vehicle driving homeowners can't be wrong. The US automaker has tapped AeroVironment as its official vendor for Level 2 home-charging systems. AeroVironment is offering one-day installations of 240-volt systems at the homes of Ford C-Max, Fusion plug-in and ...

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    Official: AeroViroment now offering all-in-one deal for electric vehicle, charger

    For the average car shopping consumer (such as me), one of the real deal breakers with plug-in electric vehicles has been the cost of the home charger. Sure, they're getting cheaper at Home Depot, but when you're talking about buying the charger and having it installed in your garage, it's around ...

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    AltCar: Over 10,000 Aerovironment chargers installed in US; Fiat deal coming soon?

    Aerovironment has installed 10,000 residential chargers in the US. On top of these, there are many at Nissan dealers and more at BMW dealers that offered the ActiveE (around 70). Soon, possibly, there will be some at US Fiat Studios. Aerovironment's Tom Carney, director of automotive sales and EV ...

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    Official: AeroVironment starts selling 'moveable' home charging station

    Well, that's one way to cure range anxiety. Electric-vehicle charging-station maker AeroVironment unveiled a version of its EVSE-RS home charger that lessens the need for hardware and can plug directly into a 240-volt outlet. More importantly, the 10-pound (without cables) charger can be lugged ...

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    Report: 'Ignore' DC quick-charge status with Nissan Leaf, EV advocate says

    A lot of science goes into electric cars, but when it comes to gauging battery-charge percentage, there may be a little more art involved. In this case, the DC quick-charge stations that are currently being installed near highways along the U.S. West Coast – and other locations – ...

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    Official: Washington gets 10 EV charging stations between Seattle, Canadian border

    Different groups may be arguing about who's going to provide electric-vehicle charging stations along California highways but, a couple states north, they seem to have that issue figured out. The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and EV-charging-station maker AeroVironment ...

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    EVS: Aerovironment's been around long enough to not pick sides in SAE/CHAdeMO debate

    There's a good reason that Aerovironment proudly displayed the 20-year-old EV1 in its booth at the Electric Vehicle Symposium (EVS26): it's not a newcomer. Aerovironment's Wahid Nawabi, the senior vice president and general manager of efficient energy systems, told AutoblogGreen the car ...

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    Official: West Coast Electric Highway plugs in on Oregon's Interstate 5

    From Mexico to Canada – or from Canada to Mexico, whichever way your heart desires – a West Coast journey in the U.S. is one step closer to reality for plug-in vehicle drivers. Today, the first part of the West Coast Electric Highway was officially opened in Salem, OR. The idea is to ...

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    AeroVironment installs its first charging station in Hawaii

    Environmentally conscious vacationers will likely be thrilled to know that if they rent a plug-in vehicle in Hawaii and stay at the Marriott Waikiki, then they will have no problem juicing up their vehicle since AeroVironment has installed a charging station on the hotel's grounds. Apparently, ...

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    AeroVironment goes beyond call of duty, installs 22 charging stations in Oregon for free

    The Oregon Department of Transportation has selected AeroVironment to install 22 quick-charge stations along the I-5 corridor from California in the south to the Willamette Valley region in the north. This to-be-complete-by-December-2012 install is part of the West Coast Green Highway project, a ...

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    AeroVironment to charge up Washington's Electric Highways

    Within six months, drivers traveling along Interstate 5 and U.S. Route 2 in the state of Washington will find AeroVironment (AV) charging stations installed every 40 to 60 miles to make the journey a breeze for plug-in vehicles. The Washington State Department of Transportation turned to ...

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    "Major landmark" reached as AeroVironment's chargers get UL-certified

    AeroVironment has announced that its entire lineup of plug-in vehicle charging solutions has received Underwriters Laboratories (UL) certification. This means that AeroVironment's chargers conform to electrical codes and can now be safely and legally installed almost anywhere in the ...

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    AeroVironment to install quick-charge stations along Oregon's I-5 corridor

    The Oregon Department of Transportation has turned to AeroVironment to install quick-charge stations along the I-5 corridor from California in the south to the Willamette Valley region in the north. This install is part of the West Coast Green Highway project – a vision for a consistent ...

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    BMW selects AeroVironment for ActiveE home charging systems

    On Wednesday, AeroVironment announced that BMW has selected it as the "preferred provider" of electric vehicle charging equipment, accessories and installation services for the German automaker's ActiveE. This agreement is nearly identical to deal between Nissan and AeroVironment. The ActiveE ...

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    Hawaii turns to AeroVironment to install 320 public charging stations

    On Thursday, Monrovia, CA-based AeroVironment (AV) announced that it struck up a deal to install 320 Level 2 public charging stations throughout the state of Hawaii. The $820,000 contract from Hawaii's Electric Vehicle Ready Program calls for AV to not only deploy an electric vehicle (EV) ...

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    AeroVironment EVSE-RS+ residential chargers now shipping

    Last September, the AeroVironment EVSE-RS+ residential Smart Charging Dock received approval from the Underwriters Laboratories (UL). Now, AeroVironment, the official charging station provider for the Nissan Leaf, has announced that shipments and installation of its UL-listed line of residential ...


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