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Bosch Unveils $450 Home EV Charging Unit

May 13th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Making the switch from gas-powered cars to electric vehicles is neither cheap nor easy, and one limiting factor has been the cost of home charging units. Even the cheapest units cost around $1,000 without installation costs factored in, but the new Powermax EV Charger from Bosch carries a price tag of just $450, and claims to recharged EVs twice as fast as older units

GE Ditches Plans For 25,000 EVS And Hybrids By 2015

January 10th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

While General Electric has a vested interest in see electric and plug-in hybrid cars storm the car market, GE has apparently had a change of heart. The electronics and aviation giant announced that it was no longer seeking to replace much of its fleet with 25,000 hybrid and electric vehicles. Instead, GE will pursue other alt-fuel options, including CNG and propane

Video: Spanish Utility Company Hopes To Bring Wireless Fast-Charging To The Masses

January 2nd, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Wireless inductive charging has already made an impact in the world of smartphone users, allowing effortless recharging by just placing your phone on a specially-made pad. Wireless charging could be a huge boon for electric vehicles, and a Spanish utility company has made a lot of headway in wireless fast charging that could refill an EV to 80% capacity in just 15 minutes

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