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Tesla implements innovative way to avoid gas cars ‘Icing’ Superchargers

That’s an interesting system. Though it appears to only work through the WeChat app. It would be nice for Tesla to make it work from the Tesla app or even directly within the vehicle.

I wouldn’t mind seeing this system being implemented globally where it’s feasible.

I don’t think it would work everywhere because the parking spots at most Supercharger stations are still owned More

That’s an interesting system. Though it appears to only work through the WeChat app. It would be nice for Tesla to make it work from the Tesla app or even directly within the vehicle.

I wouldn’t mind seeing this system being implemented globally where it’s feasible.

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Seamless EV Charging Is Catching On In North America

Two of North America’s largest charging networks, Greenlots and ChargePoint, recently formed a roaming partnership that will enable charging across both networks. Beginning in mid-2019, customers will be able to charge on either the ChargePoint or Greenlots networks without the need to create separate accounts or pay additional fees, enabling a seamless charging experience. Drivers will be able More

Two of North America’s largest charging networks, Greenlots and ChargePoint, recently formed a roaming partnership that will enable charging across both networks. Beginning in mid-2019, customers will be able to charge on either the ChargePoint or Greenlots networks without the need to create separate accounts or pay additional fees, enabling a seamless charging experience. Drivers will be able More

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BMW and Porsche Just Beat Tesla to Three-Minute Charge

BMW AG and Porsche unveiled a charging station that can jolt electric vehicles with enough power to drive 100 kilometers (62 miles) in less than three minutes, pushing ahead of Tesla Inc. in the race to make battery-powered cars more convenient.

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BMW AG and Porsche unveiled a charging station that can jolt electric vehicles with enough power to drive 100 kilometers (62 miles) in less than three minutes, pushing ahead of Tesla Inc. in the race to make battery-powered cars more convenient.

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tesla adding CCS-2 adapter in Europe

With growing third-party fast-charging infrastructure in Europe, electric vehicle owners are starting to have many options.

Tesla owners have access to those networks on top of Tesla’s own Supercharger networks, but they had to use an expensive CHAdeMO adapter, which has its own limitations and isn’t yet compatible with Model 3.

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With growing third-party fast-charging infrastructure in Europe, electric vehicle owners are starting to have many options.

Tesla owners have access to those networks on top of Tesla’s own Supercharger networks, but they had to use an expensive CHAdeMO adapter, which has its own limitations and isn’t yet compatible with Model 3.

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Audi launches ‘e-tron Charging Service’ to access 72,000 charging points by 220 providers with one card

It can be complicated to navigate the many charge point providers and their different payment systems.

Audi says that it has a solution.

Seemingly building on Porsche’s recently launched electric car charging mobile app and service, Audi will offer its e-tron owners a single charging profile and card that will enable them to charge their e-tron quattro, or Audi’s other upcoming E More

It can be complicated to navigate the many charge point providers and their different payment systems.

Audi says that it has a solution.

Seemingly building on Porsche’s recently launched electric car charging mobile app and service, Audi will offer its e-tron owners a single charging profile and card that will enable them to charge their e-tron quattro, or Audi’s other upcoming E More

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Tritium to deploy 475 kw charging in Europe

Tritium, an Australian company who is currently supplying some of the 350 kW ‘ultra-fast’ charging stations used in the Ionity charging network being deployed in Europe, unveiled the new technology in Amsterdam last week.

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Tritium, an Australian company who is currently supplying some of the 350 kW ‘ultra-fast’ charging stations used in the Ionity charging network being deployed in Europe, unveiled the new technology in Amsterdam last week.

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Chademo faster electric vehicle charging 400 kw protocol

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ABB 350 kw charger can add 200 km of range in 8 minutes.

ABB, a major Swedish-Swiss multinational technology company, is involved in several major electric vehicle charging networks. The company is now unveiling its own full 350 kW electric vehicle charging technology, which it claims can add 200 km of range in 8 minutes.

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ABB, a major Swedish-Swiss multinational technology company, is involved in several major electric vehicle charging networks. The company is now unveiling its own full 350 kW electric vehicle charging technology, which it claims can add 200 km of range in 8 minutes.

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Ride the Lightning: Electric Car Charging Technology Is…

The Drive Tesla’s Supercharger network has long been the gold standard for electric vehicle charging systems. The company’s hefty investment into charging support for its own customers—the company’s proprietary plugs mean no other EVs can charge there—has …… More

The Drive Tesla’s Supercharger network has long been the gold standard for electric vehicle charging systems. The company’s hefty investment into charging support for its own customers—the company’s proprietary plugs mean no other EVs can charge there—has …… More

Porsche claims Mission E charging will be twice as fast as…

Express.co.uk In an interview Porsche published with Uwe Michael, Head of the Electrics/Electronics Development Division at company, Michael revealed some interesting insights about the electric car chargers. It is currently developing the Mission E, which is being tipped …… More

Express.co.uk In an interview Porsche published with Uwe Michael, Head of the Electrics/Electronics Development Division at company, Michael revealed some interesting insights about the electric car chargers. It is currently developing the Mission E, which is being tipped …… More

Tesla to adopt ‘local’ charging stations: CCS/CHAdeMO/GB | Tesla Motors Club

Today, Tesla official announced that the Chinese market will be equipped with “new national standard (GB / T20234-2015)” charging interface MODEL S and MODEL X models. In the future of the factory in the regulation of vehicles, Tesla will be canceled in the left side of the tail light hidden in the mouth, while the left rear fender to add a new national standard charging interface. At More

Today, Tesla official announced that the Chinese market will be equipped with “new national standard (GB / T20234-2015)” charging interface MODEL S and MODEL X models. In the future of the factory in the regulation of vehicles, Tesla will be canceled in the left side of the tail light hidden in the mouth, while the left rear fender to add a new national standard charging interface. At More

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Charge Your EV with Your Phone: Discover Tap to Charge | ChargePoint

Thanks to more model options for consumers (like the Chevy Bolt EV, Tesla Model 3 and new Nissan LEAF), electric vehicles are becoming more popular than ever, with skyrocketing sales . More people driving electric means more people charging where they live, work and play, and all of these drivers expect a simple, convenient charging experience wherever they go.
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Thanks to more model options for consumers (like the Chevy Bolt EV, Tesla Model 3 and new Nissan LEAF), electric vehicles are becoming more popular than ever, with skyrocketing sales . More people driving electric means more people charging where they live, work and play, and all of these drivers expect a simple, convenient charging experience wherever they go.
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Tesla battery expert recommends daily charging limit to optimize durability | Electrek

Like owners of gas-powered cars, electric car owners can adopt driving and ownership habits to prolong the useful life of their vehicles.

Simple habits, like not driving a vehicle too hard or rotating the tires regularly, are common to gas-powered and electric cars, but some habits are new and only for electric vehicles, like optimizing charging habits.

The main one being the daily c More

Like owners of gas-powered cars, electric car owners can adopt driving and ownership habits to prolong the useful life of their vehicles.

Simple habits, like not driving a vehicle too hard or rotating the tires regularly, are common to gas-powered and electric cars, but some habits are new and only for electric vehicles, like optimizing charging habits.

The main one being the daily c More

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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

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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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

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

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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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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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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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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European countries urged to accelerate electric vehicle infrastructure plans

The EU needs to accelerate its electro-mobility (e-mobility) revolution according to the organisations that will lead it in the coming decade.

The diverse group – including some of the most well known companies and non-governmental organisations in Europe – wants EU member states to show much more urgency in their plans to harness the diverse range of technologies needed to make cle More

The EU needs to accelerate its electro-mobility (e-mobility) revolution according to the organisations that will lead it in the coming decade.

The diverse group – including some of the most well known companies and non-governmental organisations in Europe – wants EU member states to show much more urgency in their plans to harness the diverse range of technologies needed to make cle More

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SAE Agrees On J2954 Wireless Charging Standard, Test Stations Will Ensure Interoperability – Inside EVs

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Tesla reveals what it will charge for a charge | GantNews.com

It will soon cost some Tesla owners $15 to charge up for a drive from Los Angeles to San Francisco, and $120 to go from L.A. to New York.

The company has revealed the new pricing structure for its network of rapid charging stations around the world. CEO Elon Musk announced in November that Tesla would phase out free charging.

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It will soon cost some Tesla owners $15 to charge up for a drive from Los Angeles to San Francisco, and $120 to go from L.A. to New York.

The company has revealed the new pricing structure for its network of rapid charging stations around the world. CEO Elon Musk announced in November that Tesla would phase out free charging.

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‘Hyperfast’ EV charging to become a reality thanks to Israeli start-up – report

A start-up company from Israel is developing a new battery for electric vehicles that can be recharged in under five minutes – and it could be available as early as 2020, according to a new report.

In an article by US website The Drive, StoreDot’s upcoming battery packs should help to speed up the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs).

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A start-up company from Israel is developing a new battery for electric vehicles that can be recharged in under five minutes – and it could be available as early as 2020, according to a new report.

In an article by US website The Drive, StoreDot’s upcoming battery packs should help to speed up the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs).

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Apple Maps now shows ChargePoint EV stations with the ability to initiate charging and complete payment – TodaysiPhone.com

ChargePoint, the world’s largest EV charging network, has confirmed today that it has built integration into the Apple Maps Appin iOS 10.

For EV owners, this means you’ll be able to see ChargePoint’s charging stations within Apple Maps, in addition to getting more information on the station, and being able to initiate the charge and complete the payment (including Apple Pay) all with More

ChargePoint, the world’s largest EV charging network, has confirmed today that it has built integration into the Apple Maps Appin iOS 10.

For EV owners, this means you’ll be able to see ChargePoint’s charging stations within Apple Maps, in addition to getting more information on the station, and being able to initiate the charge and complete the payment (including Apple Pay) all with More

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Five-Minute Recharging Batteries Coming Early as 2020

One of the biggest arguments against electric vehicles is that they take too long to recharge, but in just a few years that complaint might be erased. A start-up in Israel is developing a battery for electric vehicles that can be recharged in as little as 5 minutes—and it’ll be here sooner than you think.
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One of the biggest arguments against electric vehicles is that they take too long to recharge, but in just a few years that complaint might be erased. A start-up in Israel is developing a battery for electric vehicles that can be recharged in as little as 5 minutes—and it’ll be here sooner than you think.
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