Skip to main content

fast charging

  • 0
    Official: BMW's new i DC Fast Charger will give free juice to i3 drivers
    No Cost Charging Until End Of 2015 1406591520

    From solar chargeports to the first SAE Combo Fast Charger, BMW is offering or promoting more charging options for the i3 than most people will know what to do with. This is not a bad thing. At the Plug-In 2014 conference happening in San Jose, CA this week, BMW announced a new i DC Fast ...

  • 0
    Report: Nissan quietly, quickly installing more CHAdeMO stations
    1404302700

    Nissan Leaf electric-vehicle sales continue to grow. And the number of US fast-charging stations that the Leaf can use are growing, well, faster. As it should be. Nissan has made good on its early-2013 vow to help ensure that the number of CHAdeMO stations in the US tripled by mid-2014, with ...

  • 0
    Report: Two wildly different views of EV charging at condos, apartment buildings
    1394132280

    Whether it's an apartment building in California or a condo complex in Florida, there's no such thing as truly free electricity. This rule applies especially to recharging plug-in vehicles, and it will become more and more of an issue as an increasing number of city-dwellers purchase ...

  • 0
    Official: Nissan tries something new with Leaf EV shoppers in UK
    1385997240

    Nissan has had an easier time this year than ever before moving its all-electric Leaf EV in the US. Across the Pond, it's a different story, and the Japanese automaker wants to goose sales with a bit of hand-holding for those new to the concept of plug-in vehicles. For starters, anyone ...

  • 0
    Official: Tesla Model S EVs have driven 3.2M miles on Supercharger power
    1379973300

    How much do Tesla Model S owners like driving for free? A lot, apparently. Since unveiling the Tesla-only fast charging system almost exactly a year ago, over three million miles have been put on Tesla EVs thanks to Supercharging. Tesla announced today that, "More than 3.2 million miles have been ...

  • 0
    Study: 200,000 DC fast chargers coming by 2020
    1377799320

    "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 ...

  • 0
    Official: Coda back in the game with 175-kW solar DC fast charging station
    1377777600

    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 ...

  • 0
    Report: Tesla ZEV credit changes will alter profit picture, but Musk still confident
    1375824540

    Tomorrow, we will get a fresh glimpse into the financial situation over at Tesla Motors. That's when the California automaker, always ready to go its own way and not release monthly sale figures, will discuss its second-quarter SEC filing. From what we've been told, it won't be as rosy at three ...

  • 0
    Report: Boulder EV rolling out vehicle-to-grid charging in electric trucks
    1372449720

    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 ...

  • 0
    Report: Nissan, CarCharging Group collaborate on quick-charger deployment
    1369331940

    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 ...

  • 0
    Official: Continental's digital key for EV carsharing points to a new way forward
    1365681720

    Electric vehicle carsharing is getting major buy-in from Zipcar, Car2go, and others. What about EV owners? Automotive supplier Continental thinks there's a technology that could revolutionize spontaneous rental of shared cars – a smartphone app! For short-term EV drivers who want to live ...

  • 0
    Official: Estonia's ELMO fast-charging network makes cross-country EV drives easy
    1362006060

    Hey, when your country has the population the size of San Diego's and you've got a bit of a head start, you can pull this stuff off. Estonia, the former Soviet republic that's north of Latvia and across the Baltic Sea from Finland, has completed what it says is the world's largest network of ...

  • 0
    DC AUTO SHOW: Nissan will triple number of DC fast chargers in US
    1359656100

    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 ...

  • 0
    Official: CHAdeMO 'disappointed' by European Commission's fast charging decision
    1359378120

    The association representing the world's most prevalent fast-charging standard may be based in Japan, and the region in question might be Europe, but the CHAdeMO Association made its feelings clear about the European Commission's (EC) charging-infrastructure strategy in very, very plain ...

  • 0
    Official: Number of US CHAdeMO stations jumped tenfold in 2012
    1359039900

    True to their name, the number of CHAdeMO-standard quick-charging stations for electric vehicles is growing real fast. The number of global stations that use Japan's quick-charging CHAdeMO standard has doubled in the past year to more than 2,000 units – and will more than double this year, ...

  • 0
    Official: Spanish collaboration tests wireless fast-charging system [w/video]
    1357131180

    Earlier this month, a Spanish collaboration involving the country's largest utility company tested what it says is the first wireless fast-charging system for electric vehicles of its kind. Utility giant Endesa is working with Fundacion Circe, which is based in Zaragoza (about 200 miles ...

  • 0
    Breaking: Chargepoint's new smartphone app can see "all" EV charging stations in US
    1356526620

    ChargePoint, a leading supplier of US charging station networks, has introduced its New Electric Vehicle Charging Station Mobile Application for iPhone and Android smart phones. It's the company's newest ChargePoint EV charging station app with a redesigned look, offering users information on ...

  • 0
    Report: Renault pushes for single fast- and slower-charging port for EVs
    1354136040

    The US may be considered one big melting pot, but it's a French automaker that wants us all to get along when it comes to standard, home-charging system and the fast-charging devices that are likely to become more commonplace. Renault has developed a system in which its electric vehicles require ...

  • 0
    Report: Ireland faces its own frustrations over slow electric vehicle sales
    1351899840

    Ireland is facing a roadblock just like the one in a few of the country's European Union allies: sales of electric vehicles (EVs) are much lower than initially projected. While the goal had been to sell 2,000 units in Ireland by the end of 2011, only 192 have been sold so far. When the campaign ...

  • 0
    Report: Why SAE Combo vs. CHAdeMO battle could be a big problem
    1351727400

    Electric-vehicle drivers are bracing for a battle that could make Obama-Romney look like the Tennessee Waltz. The various automakers behind two incompatible plug-in standards for electric vehicle fast-charging stations are championing their own system as the better of the two just as global EV ...

Loading

Loading
Autoblog iPhone App