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    Report: Build it and they will come: I-5 corridor EV fast charge stations getting lots of use
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    Washington State plug-in vehicle charging stations along Interstate 5 are getting used more than twice as much as they were a year ago, the Associated Press says, citing a study from the Washington State Department of Transportation. In September, the state's 14 fast-charging stations along I-5 ...

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    Study: 200,000 DC fast chargers coming by 2020
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    "200,000 by 2020 from less than 2,000 in 2012." OK, say that three times fast. Electric-vehicle advocates might be practicing that tongue twister to memorize the latest projections by research firm IHS. IHS believes that the number of fast chargers in the world will jump up more than 100 times ...

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    Official: Hawaii HECO utilities will cut charging rates to encourage EVs
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    One of the smallest US states continues to be one of the biggest proponents of electric-vehicle adoption, and is now offering special electric-use charging rates for folks who install EV charging stations. The Hawaiian Electric Co. (HECO) has received approval from the state's Public Utilities ...

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    Official: Blink tries out $5 DC Fast Charge flat fee for EVs, folks not happy
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    Ecotality is basically admitting that it doesn't know how much to charge for an EV fast charge. That's why the maker of Blink EV charging stations just started testing pricing models, posting on its blog that it would change pricing plans for US markets "on a regular basis." Ecotality will ...

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    Report: Boulder EV rolling out vehicle-to-grid charging in electric trucks
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    After working with Coritech Services on a bi-directional DC fast charging solution, Boulder Electric Vehicle says it's now the first-ever electric truckmaker to successfully implement Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) charging. The two companies displayed an electric flatbed utility truck equipped with a ...

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    Report: Nissan, CarCharging Group collaborate on quick-charger deployment
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    While Nissan is expanding the single-charge range on its all-electric Leaf, the Japanese automaker is also working on shortening the distance between publicly accessible quick-charge stations. Nissan is collaborating with CarCharging Group to deploy more quick chargers throughout the most ...

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    Official: SAE wants Combo fast charging, Nissan remains committed to CHAdeMO
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    Despite growing competition from the SAE Combo Charger Nissan remains committed to CHAdeMO. But why turn the disagreement into a fight? At the New York Auto Show this week, the Nissan booth displayed a sign that promoted the first major DC Fast Charging standard and says, "Nissan is committed to ...

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    DC AUTO SHOW: Nissan will triple number of DC fast chargers in US
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    As it has done in Europe, Nissan is forging ahead with putting in DC fast charging stations so people can get many miles into their Leaf electric vehicles in short order. At the Washington Auto Show today, Nissan announced it will work with eVgo to bring 40 Freedom Stations to the DC area, and ...

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    Report: Tesla declares October 19 "Supercharging day"
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    Highway etiquette states that slower moving vehicles stay to the right. Those slowpokes may want to stay off California highways altogether this Friday. That's because Tesla Motors has declared October 19 as "Supercharging Day," when the electric-vehicle maker's first six fast chargers will be ...

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    Ultimate fast charging tech could refill li-ion battery in a minute
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    If you're planning on investing in a DC fast charger to get your electric vehicle battery 80 percent juiced up in 30 minutes, you might want to stick with your Level 2 charger for a while longer. Korean scientists at the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) have developed a ...

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    Official: LA finally gets public DC fast charger for electric vehicles
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    Well, it's about time! The city of Los Angeles just had its very first electric vehicle DC fast charger installed – an ECOtality Blink charger public station that can fill up a compatible EV to roughly 80 percent full in 30 minutes. It was unveiled last week in downtown L.A.'s Arts ...

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    Report: Tesla says Model S can recharge in an hour, given the right equipment (a Supercharger)
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    Get this: the recharge time in the humongous Tesla Model S battery pack – yes, the 300-mile version – could be as short as an hour. That is, if you happen to have one of Tesla's Supercharger stations handy. At the big Model S launch event Friday, Tesla chief technology officer J.B. ...

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