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German EV Market Share Triples To 7.3% In May

June 5th, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

Europe's largest auto market, Germany, saw plugin electric vehicle market share of 7.3% in May, up from 2.4% a year ago. Meanwhile, the overall auto market volume was down 50% year on year. New government stimulus measures will give electric vehicles a further boost in the coming months


Bloomberg: To Compete With Tesla, EV Charging Infrastructure Needs To Evolve

June 2nd, 2020 | by Matt Pressman

Tesla has been working to expand its ever-growing Supercharger network. And even better — the charging speeds (witness V3) continue to improve. Over the years, Tesla's tech has allowed its chargers to "fill up" its battery packs faster and faster. And new Superchargers are being built every week. Has this become an edge for the Silicon Valley automaker


Tritium Jumps Into “Plug & Charge” At 350 kW

May 26th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Tritium, an EV fast charging company based out of Australia, has now jumped into Plug & Charge. In fact, Tritium says it's "first to market" with this new solution, offering 350 kW ultrafast chargers (aka high-power chargers) right now with Plug & Charge capability


GridCars Network Is Charging Up South Africa’s EV Revolution

May 25th, 2020 | by Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai

One of the main players in the South African EV space is GridCars. Established in 2009, GridCars has grown to become South Africa’s largest Electric Vehicle Charging Service Equipment (EVSE), Charging Station Infrastructure and Management Systems firm


Electric Vehicles Are Cleaner Than Gasoline Vehicles (New Fact Sheet)

May 17th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

Driving an electric vehicle (EV) results in less global warming emissions than the average gasoline-fueled vehicle. As the US electricity grid gets cleaner (by shifting away from coal and adding solar and wind power), the benefits of EVs compared with gasoline vehicles will continue to grow


Mobility For Africa Shows How Electric Vehicles Can Transform Lives Where it Matters Most – Part 2

May 13th, 2020 | by Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai

Mobility For Africa (MFA) has just completed the first of a two-part pilot phase which we covered here recently. MFA has now started the second phase of the pilot. MFA tested several models which included exploring agricultural produce transport services as well as general taxi services. It also used the pilot to measure the financial viability of the project as well as identifying solutions for different business models


Battery-Powered DC Fast Charger On Wheels

May 9th, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan

With a growing electric vehicle market, there's a growing need for EV charging, including innovative EV charging solutions for edge cases. Lightning Systems recently announced an EV roadside assistance solution — the Lightning Mobile DC fast charger


Electric Trucks, Buses, & Fast Chargers Need Innovative Electricity Rates From Utilities

May 5th, 2020 | by NRDC

Charging an electric truck or bus at a fleet depot — or an electric car at an apartment, workplace, or a public fast-charging station — should be far cheaper than filling up on gasoline or diesel. Unfortunately, that’s often not the case at sites that receive electricity under utility rates designed for commercial buildings and industrial operations that don’t reflect the flexible nature of electric vehicle (EV) charging. Fortunately, a newly-released report explains how utilities can remedy that mismatch by offering rates designed for commercial EV charging


Tesla Supercharging Guide

April 30th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

Tesla's Supercharging network paved the way for the electric vehicle revolution. For many people, owning a Tesla is their first venture into the world of electric vehicles. This guide aims to provide an overview of Supercharging for new electric vehicle drivers. We'll answer basic questions about who can use Tesla's Supercharging network, how much it costs, how long it takes, how it works, and more



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