February 10th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
EV battery prices are poised to fall below $100 per kWh for the individual cells in the next few years. If so, that will slash the cost of battery packs and lower EV prices, making them more appealing to mainstream customers.
January 10th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
ChargePoint presented its new Express Plus scalable fast charging system at CES 2017. Designed to meet charging needs of cars, buses and trucks for the next ten years, it will help push the electric vehicle revolution forward.
January 1st, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
A survey of 2,500 Americans finds 60% are unaware that electric cars with plugs actually exist. That's largely because manufacturers refuse to spend any money advertising their electric car models.
December 13th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Volkswagen has created a new website entitled Electrify America where people and institutions can make suggestions about how the first $400,000 it is required to invest in electric car infrastructure as part of the diesel cheating settlement reached with state and federal officials. The comment section closes January 16.
November 25th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
IKEA is installing fast charger facilities for electric cars at all its locations in Norway starting with Slependen and Ringsaker. Other IKEA locations will get fast chargers next year
March 10th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Volvo is putting its weight behind the CSS charging system. It is calling for a global standard for charging infrastructure to promote greater acceptance of electric vehicles.
May 1st, 2015 | by Steve Hanley
The Audi Electric SUV will be sporty, sexy and packed with utility, says Audi's CEO. It will also have 300 miles of range, more than the Tesla Model X.
December 8th, 2014 | by Steve Hanley
BMW will focus on expanding the electric car recharging infrastructure in 2015 in an effort to challenge the Tesla Supercharger network.
May 13th, 2013 | by Susanna Schick
A month ago, I took delivery of a 2013 Zero FX. My first impressions are here. It's been a wonderful month, even as I've had to work hard to keep The Smug from blinding everyone around me. Well, putting in an 80-mile day on Sunday was a great way to temper The Smug. If you aren't familiar with The Smug, please take a moment and familiarize yourself here in South Park. Granted, that episode aired way back in 2006 when lowly hybrid drivers could think they were cool. Not so anymore, now that pure EV's are becoming almost as ubiquitous, and Tesla is profitable
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
September 9th, 2011 | by Frankie Berti
NRG Energy has grown its network of charging stations to include Freedom Stations, a fast-charging option for EV motorists in the Houston and Dallas/Ft. Worth areas in Texas. Freedom Stations give those EV owners who have subscribed to the eVgo network the freedom to charge wherever they find an NRG Energy's eVgo EV Charging station.
August 26th, 2009 | by Jonathan Read
-Above: the Nissan “Leaf” Electric Vehicle (learn more on the Nissan/eTEC partnership). With $99.8 million from the Federal Government, ECOtality [&hellip
May 18th, 2009 | by Richard Lowenthal
Editor’s Note: This is a guest contribution by Richard Lowenthal, CEO of electric vehicle ChargePoint manufacturer Coulomb Technologies. See his last post [&hellip