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Germany to Install Overhead Electric Vehicle Chargers on…

The Drive In case your forgot, Elon Musk is threatening to disrupt the trucking industry with the introduction of the Tesla electric semi truck.… More

The Drive In case your forgot, Elon Musk is threatening to disrupt the trucking industry with the introduction of the Tesla electric semi truck.… More

BP wants to host chargers for electric cars inside its gas stations

Bob Dudley, the CEO of BP (an oil and gas company from the UK that owns over 24,100 gas stations in 29 countries) announced today that the company is in talks with electric vehicle carmakers regarding the option to provide battery re-charging docks for electric vehicles inside its global network of fuel service stations.
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Bob Dudley, the CEO of BP (an oil and gas company from the UK that owns over 24,100 gas stations in 29 countries) announced today that the company is in talks with electric vehicle carmakers regarding the option to provide battery re-charging docks for electric vehicles inside its global network of fuel service stations.
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Queensland to build one of the world’s longest electric…

The Guardian Traffic on the highway between Brisbane and Surfers Paradise. Queensland motorists will be able to drive electric vehicles from Toowoomba to Cairns taking advantage of free charging stations along the way.… More

The Guardian Traffic on the highway between Brisbane and Surfers Paradise. Queensland motorists will be able to drive electric vehicles from Toowoomba to Cairns taking advantage of free charging stations along the way.… More

1800 MPH: EV Charging Technology Moving Faster Than Expected | News | Car and Driver | Car and Driver Blog

Many who reject the option of an electric vehicle say that they’ll consider one only when EVs have the range for occasional long-distance drives and can recharge about as quickly as you can refill a car’s tank with gasoline. Well, that time is nearly here—a lot sooner than even many experts in charging technology anticipated.Charging hardware being installed this year will be upgradable to t More

Many who reject the option of an electric vehicle say that they’ll consider one only when EVs have the range for occasional long-distance drives and can recharge about as quickly as you can refill a car’s tank with gasoline. Well, that time is nearly here—a lot sooner than even many experts in charging technology anticipated.Charging hardware being installed this year will be upgradable to t More

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Canada to install electric car charging stations along Trans-Canada Highway – Houston Chronicle

US-IT-LIFESTYLE-TRANSPORT A pay and charging station for what is being billed as the nation’s largest ‘Electric Vehicle’ (EV) car sharing program for disadvantaged communities was unveiled by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti in Los Angeles on June 9, 2017. The service backed by the French company Blue Solutions will not be fully operational until later in 2017 and will eventually More

US-IT-LIFESTYLE-TRANSPORT A pay and charging station for what is being billed as the nation’s largest ‘Electric Vehicle’ (EV) car sharing program for disadvantaged communities was unveiled by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti in Los Angeles on June 9, 2017. The service backed by the French company Blue Solutions will not be fully operational until later in 2017 and will eventually More

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Electric Vehicle Charging Networks Will Be Rolled Out…

CleanTechnica More than 70 electric vehicle charge points are set to be installed throughout rural and remote Western Australia, as the state’s largest retailer prepares for a not-too distant future where EVs are “ubiquitous” on the nation’s roads.… More

CleanTechnica More than 70 electric vehicle charge points are set to be installed throughout rural and remote Western Australia, as the state’s largest retailer prepares for a not-too distant future where EVs are “ubiquitous” on the nation’s roads.… More

Germany’s Innogy enters Californian electric car charging market | Reuters

Innogy (IGY.DE ), Germany’s biggest energy company, has set up a subsidiary in the U.S. state of California offering charging points for electric vehicles in competition with the top network ChargePoint.

The subsidiary, called Innogy E-Mobility US LLC, will make, market and operate the charge points, the German company, which was spun off from RWE (RWEG.DE ) l More

Innogy (IGY.DE ), Germany’s biggest energy company, has set up a subsidiary in the U.S. state of California offering charging points for electric vehicles in competition with the top network ChargePoint.

The subsidiary, called Innogy E-Mobility US LLC, will make, market and operate the charge points, the German company, which was spun off from RWE (RWEG.DE ) l More

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Company is modding street lights into electric vehicle…

Boing Boing The simple and very commonplace lamp post will soon become a ubiquitous charge point for electric cars. They charge at about 5 kW, or 16 amps, not super fast but overnight charging is all most drivers need.… More

Boing Boing The simple and very commonplace lamp post will soon become a ubiquitous charge point for electric cars. They charge at about 5 kW, or 16 amps, not super fast but overnight charging is all most drivers need.… More

World’s longest electric vehicle super highway revs up…

RenewEconomy Energy Minister Mark Bailey unveiled the first of many fast-charging electric vehicle stations which will be rolled out at various locations right up the Queensland …… More

RenewEconomy Energy Minister Mark Bailey unveiled the first of many fast-charging electric vehicle stations which will be rolled out at various locations right up the Queensland …… More

There are now 16000 public electric vehicle charging…

Quartz Welcome (back) to the electric era. In 1900, a third of the cars on the roads in New York City, Boston, and Chicago were electric.… More

Quartz Welcome (back) to the electric era. In 1900, a third of the cars on the roads in New York City, Boston, and Chicago were electric.… More

How future electric cars could recharge on the road  CBS…

CBS News In the paper, they share their progress towards developing new technology to wirelessly deliver electricity to moving objects – namely, electric vehicles. As the technology stands now, electric cars generally require hours in one place in order to charge.… More

CBS News In the paper, they share their progress towards developing new technology to wirelessly deliver electricity to moving objects – namely, electric vehicles. As the technology stands now, electric cars generally require hours in one place in order to charge.… More

Stanford’s plan for cordless driving of electric cars  Th…

The Mercury News Professor Shanhui Fan (left) and graduate student Sid Assawaworrarit have developed a device that can wirelessly charge a moving object at close range.… More

The Mercury News Professor Shanhui Fan (left) and graduate student Sid Assawaworrarit have developed a device that can wirelessly charge a moving object at close range.… More

Tesla to offer a year of free charging for Model S and X…

CarAdvice Tesla Australia has announced an initiative to give customers free electricity through AGL for a year if they buy a Model S or X before July 31. Beginning June 9, any customer that purchases a Model S or Model X will be signed up to AGL’s Electric Car …… More

CarAdvice Tesla Australia has announced an initiative to give customers free electricity through AGL for a year if they buy a Model S or X before July 31. Beginning June 9, any customer that purchases a Model S or Model X will be signed up to AGL’s Electric Car …… More

Hawaii regulators extend HECO’s EV fast-charger program for…

Pacific Business News (Honolulu) The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission has approved Hawaiian Electric Co.’s request to extend its DC fast charger program for electric vehicles for five more years. The DC fast-charger program is designed to encourage ownership of plug-in electric …… More

Pacific Business News (Honolulu) The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission has approved Hawaiian Electric Co.’s request to extend its DC fast charger program for electric vehicles for five more years. The DC fast-charger program is designed to encourage ownership of plug-in electric …… More

Tesla’s solar roof tiles are already sold out ‘well into 2018’ | Electrek

After first unveiling the product last year, Tesla started taking orders with a $1,000 deposit for the first versions of its solar roof tiles earlier this month.

Electrek has learned that demand exceeded expectations and that its solar roof tiles are now sold out ‘well into 2018’.

Earlier this week, analysts at RBC Capital Markets met with Tesla CFO Deepak Ahuja, who r More

After first unveiling the product last year, Tesla started taking orders with a $1,000 deposit for the first versions of its solar roof tiles earlier this month.

Electrek has learned that demand exceeded expectations and that its solar roof tiles are now sold out ‘well into 2018’.

Earlier this week, analysts at RBC Capital Markets met with Tesla CFO Deepak Ahuja, who r More

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Renault, Qualcomm show off electric-car road charging at 60 mph

It’s long been an inspiring futuristic concept: electric cars that can recharge continuously at speed, driving along roadways with built-in inductive charging.

Think a modern-day version of slot cars, but at 1:1 scale.

Now French automaker Renault has demonstrated a prototype of just such a system, briefly recharging one of its electric cars at 60 miles per hour.

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It’s long been an inspiring futuristic concept: electric cars that can recharge continuously at speed, driving along roadways with built-in inductive charging.

Think a modern-day version of slot cars, but at 1:1 scale.

Now French automaker Renault has demonstrated a prototype of just such a system, briefly recharging one of its electric cars at 60 miles per hour.

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Israeli Company StoreDot’s 300-Mile Electric Car Battery Charges in 5 Minutes – The Drive

While many of the challenges facing electric cars are progressively being solved by car companies, charging time remains a major obstacle. It’s finally become fairly easy to achieve 200-plus miles of range in an EV, even one with a pricetag that can can dip under $30,000 after incentives (see: Chevy Bolt ), but charging time has been a challenge…until now , at least. More

While many of the challenges facing electric cars are progressively being solved by car companies, charging time remains a major obstacle. It’s finally become fairly easy to achieve 200-plus miles of range in an EV, even one with a pricetag that can can dip under $30,000 after incentives (see: Chevy Bolt ), but charging time has been a challenge…until now , at least. More

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London to install 300 rapid charging points for electric taxis – Metro Report

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Tesla Doubles Its Superchargers With Massive Solar Stations – Bloomberg

Tesla is going to need more chargers. Lots of them.

The company is preparing to launch its $35,000 Model 3 electric car later this year, with plans to make 500,000 EVs in 2018 (up from 76,000 a year ago). This audacious timeline has left many current owners worrying about wait times throughout the company’s U.S. Supercharging network. Well, Tesla has a plan.

This year, the number More

Tesla is going to need more chargers. Lots of them.

The company is preparing to launch its $35,000 Model 3 electric car later this year, with plans to make 500,000 EVs in 2018 (up from 76,000 a year ago). This audacious timeline has left many current owners worrying about wait times throughout the company’s U.S. Supercharging network. Well, Tesla has a plan.

This year, the number More

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BART Unveils First Bank of Electric Vehicle Charging…

NBC Bay Area Bay Area commuters with a passion for sustainability now have a new option to make sure their journey from home to work releases the lowest amount of emissions possible.… More

NBC Bay Area Bay Area commuters with a passion for sustainability now have a new option to make sure their journey from home to work releases the lowest amount of emissions possible.… More

Tesla patent shows new way to automated high-speed charging with external cooling | Electrek

The next generation of electric vehicle charging stations are coming and while most companies are focusing on getting the highest charge rate possible, Tesla is also looking to automate the charging process to prepare its infrastructure for its fully self-driving update.

A recently released patent application gives a glimpse at a potential solution that Tesla could implement for both high s More

The next generation of electric vehicle charging stations are coming and while most companies are focusing on getting the highest charge rate possible, Tesla is also looking to automate the charging process to prepare its infrastructure for its fully self-driving update.

A recently released patent application gives a glimpse at a potential solution that Tesla could implement for both high s More

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Apple Maps For Europe Updated With EV Charging Locations | Ubergizmo

Regardless of whether you drive a more traditional car or an electric car, both require to be topped up with either gas or electricity. However given that gas-powered cars have been around considerably longer, gas stations are ubiquitous and if finding one has never really proved to be that difficult.
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Regardless of whether you drive a more traditional car or an electric car, both require to be topped up with either gas or electricity. However given that gas-powered cars have been around considerably longer, gas stations are ubiquitous and if finding one has never really proved to be that difficult.
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BMW is adding 100 EV charging stations to US national parks

Today BMW turned on a EV charger at Thomas Edison National Historical Park, the former home of the inventor. It’s the first of 100 stations that the German automaker plans on installing in US national parks over the next few years.

The partnership between National Park Foundation, National Park Service (NPS), Department of Energy and now BMW of North America is meant to get m More

Today BMW turned on a EV charger at Thomas Edison National Historical Park, the former home of the inventor. It’s the first of 100 stations that the German automaker plans on installing in US national parks over the next few years.

The partnership between National Park Foundation, National Park Service (NPS), Department of Energy and now BMW of North America is meant to get m More

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Ford: 2-Minute Fast-Charging Doesn’t Hurt Batteries (Details)

We were given a preview of new research that Ford has been doing on fast-charging solid-state batteries a month ago. At the SAE WCX earlier this month, the engineers on the project shared a few more details about just how potentially game-changing this sort of technology could be. You have to be a bit of a battery geek to understand what’s going on here, but you can find More

We were given a preview of new research that Ford has been doing on fast-charging solid-state batteries a month ago. At the SAE WCX earlier this month, the engineers on the project shared a few more details about just how potentially game-changing this sort of technology could be. You have to be a bit of a battery geek to understand what’s going on here, but you can find More

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VW to build a ‘nationwide 150 kW+ fast charging network’ for electric vehicles as part of Dieselgate settlement | Electrek

As part of its court settlement with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the DieselGate scandal, Volkswagen agreed to invest $2 billion in electric vehicle infrastructure in the US. Last month, we reported on their plan for California, which includes installing ultra-fast 320 kW chargers, where they need to spend a significant part of th More

As part of its court settlement with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the DieselGate scandal, Volkswagen agreed to invest $2 billion in electric vehicle infrastructure in the US. Last month, we reported on their plan for California, which includes installing ultra-fast 320 kW chargers, where they need to spend a significant part of th More

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California Boosts Funding For Electric Vehicle Charging…

Capital Public Radio News Plans to build electric vehicle charging stations in California received a boost Wednesday in the form of a $15 million grant approved by state’s Energy …… More

Capital Public Radio News Plans to build electric vehicle charging stations in California received a boost Wednesday in the form of a $15 million grant approved by state’s Energy …… More

11 Billion Electric Miles In USA, 1 Million Wireless EV Charging Hours | CleanTechnica

The world’s wireless EV charging leader, Plugless (parent company = Evatran), has been tracking some fun figures and recently shared some electric vehicle milestones with CleanTechnica. The first was that the Nissan LEAF , Chevy Volt , and Tesla Model S have jointly logged nearly 10 billion electric miles (according to estimates, since no one has the precise figu More

The world’s wireless EV charging leader, Plugless (parent company = Evatran), has been tracking some fun figures and recently shared some electric vehicle milestones with CleanTechnica. The first was that the Nissan LEAF , Chevy Volt , and Tesla Model S have jointly logged nearly 10 billion electric miles (according to estimates, since no one has the precise figu More

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AeroVironment to Install 102 EV Charging Stations at Atlanta Airport – NGT News

AeroVironment Inc., an electric vehicle (EV) charging company, says that the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) will install 102 of its TurboDock EV charging stations in several airport parking structures.

“Atlanta International Airport has set out to become one of the greenest airports in the world, and AeroVironment will help ATL and its guests support that goal with More

AeroVironment Inc., an electric vehicle (EV) charging company, says that the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) will install 102 of its TurboDock EV charging stations in several airport parking structures.

“Atlanta International Airport has set out to become one of the greenest airports in the world, and AeroVironment will help ATL and its guests support that goal with More

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Ask the EV Experts: Is It Safe to Charge My Electric Car in the Rain? – YouTube

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New York architects are planning this giant electric car charging tower for Shanghai – BGR

Electric cars are the future of transportation — or at least a big part of the future of transportation — but charging them is still an undeniable hassle. Unlike gas-powered vehicles, electric cars and trucks can’t simply get a quick tank full of electricity and then zip off a few minutes later. So what will be the future of gas stations when gas becomes a secondary option? New York’s Enne More

Electric cars are the future of transportation — or at least a big part of the future of transportation — but charging them is still an undeniable hassle. Unlike gas-powered vehicles, electric cars and trucks can’t simply get a quick tank full of electricity and then zip off a few minutes later. So what will be the future of gas stations when gas becomes a secondary option? New York’s Enne More

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