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    Official: ChargePoint distributor offers as much as $2,200 for Blink charging station switchers
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    One distributor of ChargePoint electric-vehicle charging stations is making an offer some owners of Ecotality's Blink stations may not be able to refuse. National Car Charging will offer dual-port Blink station owners a $2,200 trade-in credit for ChargePoint's new CT400 station and a $1,200 ...

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    Report: CarCharging Group buys Ecotality assets for $3.4 million at auction
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    Think of it as a plug-in pu pu platter, albeit a rather depressing one. That's the option cash-heavy investors with an eye for electrified light-duty vehicles had as charging-station maker Ecotality joined Fisker Automotive among entities whose assets were up for auction last week. When ...

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    Breaking: Ecotality files for bankruptcy as Nissan steps in with $1.25m in support
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    As expected, Ecotality is bowing out. The electric vehicle charging station maker just filed for bankruptcy protection and plans to auction off its assets next month. Ecotality and five affiliates filed for Chapter 11 protection Monday at the US bankruptcy court in Phoenix, AZ. The charging ...

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    Report: Ecotality could face new lawsuits over charger, loan issues
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    Investors have had enough of Ecotality, Inc., and are taking legal action. The Rosen Law Firm, PA, has filed a lawsuit on behalf of Ecotality stockholders in New York and the Law Offices of Howard G. Smith, based in Bensalem, PA, is investigating potential claims on behalf of purchasers of ...

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    Report: Ecotality trying to fix charging station problems by reducing power
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    In Blink electric-vehicle charging-station maker Ecotality's case, less juice from the banks and government means less juice for its customers. A funding shortfall is forcing Ecotality to address a software glitch within approximately 12,000 stations by reducing the power they supply to ...

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    More on the possibile Ecotality bankruptcy
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    As we noted earlier this week, electric vehicle charger company Ecotality, Inc., may be joining a club – companies serving the EV business filing for bankruptcy or considering doing so. To repeat, the US Department of Energy has put Ecotality's request for more stimulus payments on hold ...

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    Official: Ecotality may file bankruptcy given troubles with DOE funds, charging stations
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    There have certainly been reports of problems with some Ecotality stations and projects, but the news out this week is bigger than anything we've seen before. Ecotality, the maker of Blink charging stations that is says have delivered over 98 million electric miles to customers so far, admits ...

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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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    Video: Washington State, Ecotality lags far behind EV charging station goal
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    Washington State is trying to be one of the leading states for both electric-vehicle adoption and charging-station availability. Trouble is, the state is about 75 percent behind on the public charging-station goal it set for the end of 2011, Seattle-based King 5 reports in the video ...

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    Official: Kroger will add 225 ECOtality stations in western US
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    Kroger, whose supermarket chains include Ralph's and Food 4 Less, will add more than 225 Ecotality charging stations at stores throughout the western US to bring its total to almost 300. Ecotality makes plug-in vehicle charging stations under the Blink brand name, which some EV drivers have had ...

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    Official: ECOtality, ChargePoint streamline EV charging systems with Collaboratev
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    Two of the largest US makers of plug-in vehicle charging systems are embarking on a cooperative effort that certainly fits the stereotypical "peace and love" vibe sometimes associated with the green-car movement. ECOtality, maker of Blink charging systems, and ChargePoint (formerly Coulomb ...

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    Official: Zipcar plugs Honda Fit EVs into Portland fleet
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    Portland, OR, is a smart place to go if you're in the car sharing or electric vehicle business. It's a town where it's cool to recycle, to embrace your eclectic or idiosyncratic side and to check out carsharing and electric vehicles. Zipcar and Honda are betting on Portland, and will be ...

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    "ICE shaming" publicly embarrasses gas car drivers who illegally park in charge spots
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    It looks like electric vehicle owners living in Dallas need Eric Cartman to yell "Respect my authoritah!" while having their non-plug-in vehicles towed from designated parking spots. Since that's not possible, an EV advocate has taken on shaming these EV-parking violators. Check out this new ...

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    Report: Honda "monitoring" Fit EV recharging problems at Ecotality Blink stations
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    Amid all the advancements to electric-powered vehicles and the stations that recharge them during the past few years, we can find plenty of reminders that we're still pretty new to all of this. In the latest case, the Honda Fit EV might not get along well with Ecotality's Blink charging stations. ...

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    ECOtality unveils Minit Charger for less-patient EV fleet operators
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    ECOtality may have doubled the number of electricity-powered vehicle miles from its chargers during the past six months, but that doesn't mean the San Francisco-based company is taking its foot of the figurative gas pedal. ECOtality, whose Blink stations are used across the country by drivers of ...

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    Report: Every tale of EV charging woe has two sides
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    Nissan Leaf owner Remy Tennant knows what it's like to be stranded at a Blink quick charger station. It happened to him last April in Belmont, CA, and he resolved to never let it happen again. Resolutions can be so hard to keep. As Remy recently wrote over on Plug In Cars, one recent January ...

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    Study: Plug-in vehicles go further every day. No, seriously
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    Here's a twist we didn't see coming. Plug-in vehicle owners are, on average, driving more than gas-powered vehicle owners are driving their cars, and are getting more comfortable charging those vehicles outside of their homes, Plug In Vehicles reports, citing a US Energy Department study ...

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    Ecotality loses legal challenge to California's settlement with NRG
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    A California appellate court judge has dismissed a lawsuit against California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) for its legal settlement earlier this year granting energy utility NRG more than $102.5 million to install electric vehicle charging networks in the state. Ecotality, an electric ...

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    Report: EV Project finds plug-in hybrid owners more likely to use public chargers
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    Plug-in vehicle drivers being tracked by Ecotality in the EV Project are revealing some interesting tidbits about home and public charging habits. Ecotality is collecting data on the driving and charging patterns of about 6,000 US plug-in electric vehicle owners, and has found out that plug-in ...

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    Official: Ecotality offer free charging stations to EV drivers in three large U.S. cities
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    The City of Brotherly Love will provide some extra affection for owners of Chevrolet Volts and Nissan Leafs. Philadelphia has become the latest metropolitan area to be included in the public-private EV Project designed to give away Blink home-charging stations to plug-in vehicle drivers of cars ...

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