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    BMW readies EV, hydrogen updates for 2015 Detroit Auto Show
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    BMW's stand at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show will be the place to go for updates. News about advances in electric vehicle infrastructure, hydrogen fuel cells (maybe) and BMW's suite of connected vehicles app things will all make an appearance at the show next month. Let's start with what we know ...

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    Study: DC fast charging not as damaging to EV batteries as expected
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    As convenient as DC fast charging is, there have been lots of warnings that repeated dumping of so many electrons into an electric vehicle's battery pack in such a short time would reduce the battery's life. While everyone agrees that DC fast charging does have some effect on battery life, it may ...

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    Report: Robert Llewellyn fast-charges long-distance Leaf EV drive in UK
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    A British actor likely best known in his country for his role in the 1980s and 90s comedy series Red Dwarf has just made a pretty good case for driving green automobiles. Last week, Robert Llewellyn has completed an 862-mile round trip between London and Edinburgh in a Nissan Leaf and says he was ...

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    Official: Coda back in the game with 175-kW solar DC fast charging station
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    The sun may have set on Coda Holdings' electric vehicle plans in May, but the company hasn't given up on playing in the EV field altogether. Coda Energy, along with Energy Vault and Growing Energy Labs (GELI), will deploy a fast charging Eco-Station in the San Francisco Bay area. The station is ...

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    Official: Tesla Supercharger network goes nationwide, gets quicker [w/video]
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    For Model S drivers, Tesla Motors' oft-delayed Supercharger announcement was worth the wait. The electric vehicle company today explained how it will expand its network of high-speed electric vehicle charging stations across North America (and hinted that the technology will come to Europe and ...

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    Read This: Tesla charging situation woul benefit from more flexibility, less confrontation
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    Tesla Motors would be better served making its Model S electric vehicles compatible with CHAdeMO and SAE combo connector fast-charging stations than by spending time taking on those pesky New York Times journalists who question the car's advertised single-charge range, writes Plug In Cars' John ...

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    Official: Can't we all just get along? Gridbot suggests SAE/CHAdeMO fast charger
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    Perhaps the clash between CHAdeMO and SAE Combo fast charger standards can be resolved by free market enterprise. For example: The Equinox 50kW fast DC charger, which "will be the first unit on the market to combine both CHAdeMO and Combo protocols," according the GRIDbot website. Equinox is being ...

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    Official: First DC quick charger added to ChargePoint network
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    The ChargePoint national network has gotten its very first DC quick charger. A Fuji Electric fast charger is now available on ChargePoint at the Residence Inn by Marriott in San Juan Capistrano, CA. It's owned and operated by EV-integrator Evoasis and is open to the public at the hotel located ...

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    Car Charging Group tips its hat to SAE Combo as debate continues
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    The battle between the SAE Combo and CHAdeMO DC fast charger just tipped a little bit toward SAE's "J1772 EV and Plug In Hybrid EV Conductive Charge Coupler." The Car Charging Group is endorsing the new SAE Combo standard that couples a DC fast charger with the J1772 AC 240-volt charger, all in one ...

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    Official: Ecotricity expanding clean-energy, fast-charging network with Nissan
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    Telsa Motors just rolled out the first of it solar-powered Supercharger network in the U.S., but Ecotricity is challenging the California automaker in setting up long-distance charge points the UK through its relationship with Nissan. Nissan is installing its fast-charge points at strategic ...

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    Official: Tesla Supercharger network offers free, solar energy for Model S drivers
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    Right about ... now, Tesla Motors is unveiling its new proprietary Supercharger high-speed charging network. The livestream can be seen here, and we've got the first official release about the network below. Here are the details – as we know them – of the "Free! Solar! Energy!" from ...

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    Report: Japan discloses CHAdeMo fast charger info to increase acceptance
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    There's no question that the CHAdeMO quick-charging technology standard is a Japanese thing. But the Japanese government wants to take it global, and has thus disclosed more information about the CHAdeMO quick-charging technology standards as a way to encourage CHAdeMO adoption by more ...

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    Who's ready now? Nissan deploys first of 400 planned DC fast chargers in Europe
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    Nissan has installed the first of 400 quick-charging electric-vehicle chargers in Europe that it's planning to deploy during the next few years, the Detroit News reports. The Japanese automaker, which along with alliance partner Renault is said to be investing more than $5 billion (U.S.) in ...

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    Exclusive: EVS: After 24 million EV miles, Ecotality and Blink are ready for both CHAdeMO and SAE
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    One can think about conspiracy theories that maybe that's the way they wanted it be. The Nissan Leaf is the most mainstream electric vehicle in the U.S., and it has a CHAdeMO DC fast-charge option. Ecotality's Blink network offers CHAdeMO chargers. Ecotality is the managing organization ...

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    EVS: Aerovironment's been around long enough to not pick sides in SAE/CHAdeMO debate
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    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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    Video: SAE Congress: GE charges up Nissan's EV plans
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    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: Daimler, BMW, others form Hubject JV for 'customer-friendly electromobility'
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    Hubject may be a word without much meaning right now, but six German companies, including Daimler and BMW, want it to stand for easy-to-use, easy-to-access electromobility. The two German automakers, along with Bosch, EnBW, RWE and Siemens, have created the hubject GmbH joint venture to build ...

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    Report: Nissan aims to sell as many as 2,000 DC fast chargers by 2014
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    Nissan is looking to sell as many as 2,000 DC quick-charging stations within the next two years, as the Japanese automaker looks to boost sales of its all-electric Leaf by providing owners an opportunity to almost completely recharge the car in a half hour, Green Car Reports reported, citing an ...

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