April 21st, 2019 | by Sponsored Content
The United States has been slow to adopt Electric Vehicles (EVs) compared to the rest of the world. While California leads the way in the US with EVs making up perhaps five percent of new vehicle sales, 58 percent of new car sales in Norway were EVs, and other nations across Europe are well on the path towards EVs being the norm rather than the exception. This is driven by a mix of incentives and initiatives from governments and the private sector alike. Why the difference?
March 25th, 2019 | by Andrea Bertoli
Did you miss our Plug&Charge webinar last week with Hubject? You can read about the webinar and watch the full conversation here. Hubject will be hosting another webinar in May, so be sure register in advance!
March 17th, 2019 | by Andrea Bertoli
Plug&Charge, otherwise known as ISO/IEC 15118, is a robust communication protocol that will dramatically simplify electric vehicle charging by eliminating the need for apps, RFID cards, and credit cards to access chargers. Learn more about this technology in our free webinar featuring our own Zachary Shahan in conversation with Barton Sidles, the Director of Corporate and Business Development at Hubject Inc.’s North American subsidiary. The webinar is 21 March, at 9am PDT/12pm
March 6th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
The Piech Mark Zero concept is an exciting design that the company says can be recharged to 80% capacity in under 5 minutes. Where have we heard that before?
February 15th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
PetroCanada says it will construct a chain of DC fast chargers from coast to coast, Electrify Canada Is adding 32 chargers with up to 350 kW of power, and the Canadian government is funding the construction of 900 Level 3 chargers. The EV revolution is coming to Canada in a big way.
January 13th, 2019 | by Andy Miles
My first article attempted to answer the question, “Why buy an electric vehicle?” This month I continue with the second article, where I go into more depth to help people understand exactly what to expect when they go electric, and how to get the best out of an electric vehicle
January 4th, 2019 | by Kyle Field
California utility Southern California Edison has increased the rebate available to customers who purchase or lease a new or used plug-in vehicle on or after January 1st, 2019 through its Clean Fuel Reward Program. The increase raises the maximum funds available through the impressive rebate from $450 to $1,000 for 2019 and stacks on top of any existing federal, state, and local rebates that may be available to customers
November 29th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Nissan is testing its V2G technology at its factory in Tennessee and its design studio in San Diego. Is V2G the key to the survival of CHAdeMO?
November 11th, 2018 | by Sponsored Content
Mountain View Los Altos (MVLA) High School District was the first district in the state to combine energy storage with solar power generation and electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in partnership with ENGIE Storage. Engie has years of experience helping K-12 school districts generate cost savings and improve the economics of sustainability measures with our GridSynergy® energy storage systems and software platform
November 2nd, 2018 | by Sponsored Content
Koben announces EVOLVE EVSF, an integrated system to reduce demand charges in large-scale Level II EV charging deployment
September 17th, 2018 | by Carolyn Fortuna
The GoEV City initiative offers a pathway for cities to plan for transportation electrification
August 26th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
As the proud owner of a 2015 Nissan LEAF, I am now an electric car ambassador in my town. Talk about being a big fish in a small pond!
July 23rd, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Volta Charging has completed a new funding round that will permit it to expand its ad supported charging network to more than 2000 locations by the end of this year.
July 14th, 2018 | by Cynthia Shahan
I finally got a call to come and test drive the 2018 Chevy Bolt. It was worth the wait. I enjoyed the dynamic little EV. I prefer small cars in general — something to take you where you need to go without a lot of space grabbing. The Bolt fit the bill and at the same time seemed to offer enough all-electric car advantages to genuinely consider it
June 19th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Graphic designer Matt Teske has created Chargeway, a system that takes the mystery out of electric car charging. His goal is to eliminate confusion so people feel more comfortable making the decision to buy an EV.
March 18th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
The public discussion about plug-in vehicle charging often focuses on the installation, quantity, distribution and speed of public chargers, but the data reveal that the vast majority of charging happens at home. The challenges with residential charging are best split two ways – renting vs owning and single-family homes vs multi-family housing
March 7th, 2018 | by Jesper Berggreen
Nerve Smart Systems is about to launch the first version of a new type of battery high power charger that support 350 kW sustained charging without overloading the power grid
March 5th, 2018 | by Saurabh
Indian Railways will set up charging stations at the parking lots of railways stations to help users charge their vehicles. According to media reports, this pilot project will be initiated in the capital city of New Delhi, which is expected to see a surge in electric vehicles very soon.
February 12th, 2018 | by Jesper Berggreen
On behalf of the organization for the Danish energy industry Dansk Energi, Søren Jakobsen from the alliance of Danish EV promotion Dansk Elbil Alliance reports from the Nordic EV Summit in Oslo, Norway.
January 10th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart
Charging station companies have flourished well during the past few years. Although it's still the wild far out west within that industry, a handful of startups are already prominent key players. EV Safe Charge started as a little word-of-mouth startup and now it seems ready to take the next step up to industry leadership
October 15th, 2017 | by Sophie Sandham
A lot can change in the UAE in a year: new neighbourhoods can spring up, road networks expand so quickly that Google maps is always behind, and game-changing cleantech and sustainability plans that keep us on our toes can be announced over night! After the recent announcements by the Supreme Council of Energy in Dubai of incentives for buying electric and hybrid vehicles, the next question is: is the EV charging infrastructure even in place in Dubai (and the UAE) to support the intended influx of EVs
September 12th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor
EVBox just reached a huge milestone with the installation of the 50.000th installed charging point, with number 50,000 installed at the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) in LA, California
September 1st, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan
Electric cars — great, fun, quick, clean, smooth, quiet, convenient to charge at home and work. But wait, what's life like with an electric car? How do you charge? Where do you charge? What do you need to charge? How do you protect the most valuable component of the car — the battery
June 14th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan
This summer “Kick Gas” — an electric vehicle promotion — aims to speed up the progress into electric, zero-emissions transport. Nissan is giving away free fuel to show more people what life without a gas tank can be like. This "Kick Gas" initiative is coming to several fueling locations in 5 US Northeast cities