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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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    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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    Nissan wants to 'Turn On' European cities to plug-in cars
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    How bad do Europeans want plug-in cars? Nissan is using a campaign called the "Big Turn On" (wink, wink, nudge, nudge) to get people in various cities to compete for a prize of 30 Nissan quick chargers installed in that city. Of course, if Nissan installs a bunch of CHAdeMO quick chargers ...

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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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    Report: Daily quick-charging won't really affect battery life of Mitsubishi i
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    Repeated use of a DC Fast Charge, "Level 3" quick-charge unit negatively affects the long-term performance of the battery pack that powers most plug-in vehicles, right? Wrong, according to Mitsubishi. Officials over at Mitsubishi believe that even daily use of a quick-charge unit won't have ...

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    Nissan looks to corner quick-charge industry with half-price unit
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    Nissan has teamed up with leading European firms, including Circutor, DBT, Efacec, Endesa and Siemens, to speed development and installation of public-access quick-charge stations across Europe. This agreement centers on the widespread deployment of Nissan's sub-$10,000 quick-charger, a unit ...

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    Nissan reveals sub-$10,000 quick charger
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    Nissan Motor Co. revealed what might just be the world's cheapest quick-charge station. Priced below $10,000 and set to go on sale in November, Nissan's newly-developed quick-charge unit takes up significantly less space than most competing Level 3 chargers and is supposedly easier to install, ...

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    Tesla Roadster goes "End to End" in the UK; 900 miles in two days
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    This past weekend, Kevin Sharpe, founder of Zero Carbon World, and electric vehicle expert David Peilow drove "End To End" across England in a Tesla Roadster on a two-day, 900-mile trip from John o'Groats in northeast Scotland, to Lands End. The two used only publicly available charging ...

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    Report: U.S. to conduct tests of CHAdeMO chargers
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    The CHAdeMO fast charging protocol was developed by the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) along with Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi and Fuji Heavy Industries (Subaru), CHAdeMO, a DC fast-charging protocol for electric vehicles, is used for all Level 3 chargers in Japan, but the U.S. has been ...

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    Eaton, Murphy Oil USA team up to demonstrate convenience of electric vehicle charging at gas stations
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    Imagine how convenient it would be if you could simply fill up your future electric vehicle (EV) at the gas station down the road, across town, or perhaps even the one that's located right off the exit ramp of your local expressway. Now, that's convenient charging that could push EVs to mass ...

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    Nation's first public quick-charge station opens up in Portland, OR [w/video]
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    Quick charge station in Portland, OR - Click above to watch video after the jump
    Okay, despite the argument that there may not be a need for public chargers, we can't help but be giddy to announce that the U.S. finally has its first quick-charge station. The installation is now complete at the ...

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    Nissan announces 49 kW quick charger for EVs
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    In preparation for the December launch of its Leaf EV, Nissan has developed its own electric vehicle charge station that will be installed at all of its dealers in Japan. There will actually be two different chargers available – a standard single-phase 200 volt version will be available at ...

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    New battery charger is supposedly really fast - from 0 to 50 percent in just 3 minutes
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    What if you could charge an electric vehicle (EV) in about the same amount of time that its take to fuel up a gasoline car? Would EVs reach mainstream status if charging them was a simple, three minute procedure? Well, we may find out soon. The Nikkei newspaper is reporting that Japen-based JFE ...

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    Eaton developing faster electric vehicle charging system for home, commercial use
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    With the early initial success of the Nissan Leaf already showing us that electric vehicles are in high demand, we now must address the infrastructure issue. In short, we need more chargers and we need them now. To fill the void, Eaton Corp. has teamed up with Japan-based Takaoka Electric to ...

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    Video: Robert Llewellyn's Gearless looks into quick charging for his i-MiEV
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    Gearless – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Robert Llewellyn bounced from his excellent web video series Carpool to an electric vehicle-centric show called Gearless. The new short videos revolve around Llewellyn's year-long affair with a Mitsubishi i-MiEV. While he once joked that ...

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