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Beginning in 2011, England’s electric vehicle drivers were able to top up their car’s battery with renewable energy for free at a few locations along the country’s most used roadways. Called the “Electric Highway,” the number of charging stations has increased to 296 (276 are rapid chargers), and the network has provided 30 million miles […]

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While Japanese automakers have been advocating leadership in hydrogen-powered cars, the country has taken a lead in electric vehicle charging stations. Japan now has more charging stations than gasoline stations, according to a recent study by Nissan. The Japanese automaker reports that there are more than 40,000 charging ports nationwide compared to fewer than 35,000 […]

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ChargePoint, which provides networks of electric vehicle charging stations, has raised $50 million in new funding to expand its charging network for home, workplace, around town, and in other countries. When the company launched in 2007, it focused on building a network of public charging stations in the U.S., which today goes beyond 28,000 in […]

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A green energy company has filed a lawsuit against Tesla Motors in London, saying the electric carmaker blocked its plans for charging stations in the U.K. Ecotricity Group was talking with companies, including Welcome Break Group, to install electric vehicle chargers at service providers along U.K. highways. In the lawsuit, Ecotricity stated that Tesla used […]

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With 40,000 charge points installed in Japan, the country now has more places to recharge an electric vehicle than it has gas stations. This report comes from Nissan Motor Co., which also tallied a total of 34,000 Japanese gas stations. “It’s definitely the sort of number that really crystallizes that progress that’s been made early […]

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Volkswagen announced that the company is earmarking $10 million to fund electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in the next two years. Speaking at the 2015 Electric Drive Congress, Volkswagen of America’s Vice President of Product Marketing and Strategy Jörg Sommer gave some insight into the automaker’s initiative. A portion of the $10 million commitment, said […]

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Tesla opened at the end of last week its 20th Supercharger station in the UK. In this European country, Tesla Superchargers cover routes from Exeter to Edinburgh, allowing access to the main European continent. The company stated this announcement puts Tesla on course for full UK coverage by the end of 2015. SEE ALSO: P85D […]

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BMW, Nissan, Renault and VW have entered a partnership of Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) manufacturers to strengthen EV infrastructure. The four manufacturers’ joint project is through the European Union’s Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) program, and aims to create a multi-standard and interoperable EV charging network through the United Kingdom and Ireland. The consortium said it’s […]

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Charge Your Car (CYC), announced it has achieved 100,000 charging sessions on the network February 4, 2014, meaning that the total kilowatt-hour drawn has surpassed 549,399. CYC is the company behind the first open network of recharging points for electric vehicles in the UK. CYC said its network now has 230 post owners enrolled, resulting […]

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Shoppers at Toronto’s Yorkdale Shopping Centre can now charge their electric vehicles following this week’s launch of four Electric Vehicle Charging Stations. Yorkdale Shopping Centre features Canada’s first and only Tesla electric vehicle store. “Electric vehicles are no longer a novelty, they’re becoming a way of life,” said Yorkdale General Manager Anthony Casalanguida. “Our Tesla […]

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