The California PUC has approved a plan that will allow PG&E to install 7,500 EV chargers in its service area, which covers most of central and northern California. Most will be installed where people work and in multi-unit residential buildings like condos and apartments.
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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.
California will spend nearly $9,000,000 to complete the major sections of the West Coast Electric Highway. The project will add DC fast chargers all the way from Baja to the Oregon border.
A new study by NRG’s EVgo division finds that EV drivers who use a public charger while away from home prefer a DC fast charger 12 to 1 over a Level 2 charger. According to Electric Car Reports, EVgo came to that conclusion after monitoring usage at its charging stations in the San Francisco area. […]
I came around the corner to find my wife just exiting the bar where she works, ready to hop into the cool confines of the Kia Soul EV. I had found that using the air conditioning cost me between 2 and 5 miles from my estimated range calculator, but by driving into Hartford using city […]
Pacific Gas & Electric wants to install 25,000 new EV charging stations in its central and northern California area. At present, there are only 3,000 stations in the entire Golden State. California has an ambitious plan to have at least 1.5 million EV and plug in cars on its roads by 2025 as it seeks […]
The Society of Automotive Engineers, or SAE, has taken its sweet time settling on a new fast charging standard for American and European automakers. This week the SAE finally revealed their new fast EV charger, which combines both Level 2 and Level 3 charging in a single plug. This will eventually allow for charging times as quick as ten minutes.
One of the common gripes against the Nissan Leaf is that it takes so long to charge the damn thing. But if you or someone you know has a wrecker, than a quick recharge is just a tow away. Now we’ve already been warned about the dangers of using a conventional wrecker (i.e. not a […]