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8 Keys To Eliminating EV Range Anxiety On Long Road Trips (Part 3)

September 29th, 2018 | by Loren McDonald

Road trips are a make or break factor for mass adoption of electric vehicles in the US. Unlike much of Europe and many other parts of the world, the US does not have a train system that connects most cities in the country (Amtrak in the Northeast being an exception). As such, most Americans either fly or rely on their cars when they go on vacation to Disneyland or Disney World, to visit relatives a few states away, or to take their child to college hundreds of miles away


EVgo Brings On 3 New Executives

September 27th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

EVgo, the nation's largest public EV fast charging network, recently added several more executives as it undergoes a new growth phase. Jonathan Levy, VP for Strategic Initiatives at EVgo, answered some questions about the new staff for CleanTechnica


EVgo Explores Potential Of Second-Life EV Batteries At Fast Charging Stations

July 11th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Second-life batteries are all the rage in the clean tech space right now as companies rush to define new business models that maximize the effort put into the initial construction of the battery, as well as the value extracted throughout their primary, secondary, and maybe tertiary use cases. EVgo has announced that it is getting into the game as well, with the addition of second-life batteries to its grid-tied public fast charging systems.


Electric Car Fast Charging Is Evolving … Fast! Buckle Up & Listen To #Electrifying Webinar With EVgo

May 28th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

The electric car market is on a continuous growth curve in the United States as elsewhere. Sales of over a dozen major plug-in car models equaled year-over-year growth of 37% in the first trimester of the year, with the fully electric models seeing 45.5% growth. Meanwhile, there are hundreds of thousands of Tesla Model 3 reservations waiting to be filled. With so many electric cars rolling onto our streets day after day, that also means increasing need for places to charge. And, to some degree, it means much more need for fast charging


How To Find EV Charging Stations, How Charging Works

April 15th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Plug-in vehicle drivers have more options than ever when it comes time to find a plug-in vehicle charging outlet. In the US, charging network operators such as ChargePoint and EVgo have developed robust smartphone apps that make finding a station within the network easy. In other countries, there are often similar networks with their own apps for local drivers


Superfast Charging For Big Auto Arrives! New 150–350 kW Charging Station From ABB [Hot!]

October 3rd, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

In an email just sent my way, ABB has announced that it is about to launch its first 150–350 kW high-power charger, the new Terra HP High Power Charge system. You can't touch the Terra HP in an IKEA parking lot yet, but you can check out the breakthrough charging product at EVS30 in Stuttgart, Germany. The dates for that event are October 9–


Dramatic Changes In EV Market In Past 5 Years, & What Will Drive Mainstream Adoption

October 1st, 2017 | by Court Nederveld

What would it take to get a person to buy an electric car? The debate rages about range, environmental issues, performance, size, looks, and repair issues. All important topics, but what's occurred in just 5 years? In 2011 practically zero EVs were available. Five years later, Nissan has sold a quarter million, Tesla has roughly 200,000 sold and 500,000 ordered, and the Chevy Bolt appears to be selling about 1,000 a month. The Fiat 500E sells in the tens of thousands despite CEO Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' Chief Executive, Sergio Marchionne, begging people not to purchase his car. Don't even mention the EV capital of the world, China


Electric Car Life 101

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


Nissan Has Superfast Charging Plan For New LEAF … It Seems

July 3rd, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

For years now, we and many others have been saying that no company can compete with Tesla in the electric car market until they offer a good network of superfast charging stations for their drivers. One year ago, there was no solid information anything like this was in the plans, but one had to think it was. Today, we have news of a coalition of automakers working on it in Europe and ChargePoint and EVgo developing such stations in the US, but it seems that every other automaker is years behind Tesla in this regard. That said, it seems Nissan may be the first to try to compete


Nissan & EVgo Plan I-95 Fast Charging … & Superfast Charging?

April 21st, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

The world's leading electric car seller and the USA's leading fast-charging network have partnered to build an "I-95 Fast-Charge ARC" that goes from Boston to Washington, DC. In other words, the I-95 corridor in that region will get a lot more fast chargers soon


Energy Giant Engie Buys EV Charging Leader EV-Box (Exclusive Interview)

March 15th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

As you probably saw, I was one of the keynote speakers at EV-Box's inaugural rEVolution summit. I noticed ahead of time that the inspiring Engie exec Thierry Lepercq was going to be one of the other speakers, but I did not anticipate the huge news that was to come. At the very end of the summit, EV-Box CEO Kristof Vereenooghe slow-walked us through the announcement, somewhat teasing the audience as he unveiled that EV-Box had just become a part of Engie



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