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Electric vehicles owners are selling their excess capacity back to the power grid in Denmark — earning as much as $1,530 a year. Nissan and Enel, the country’s largest utility, are carrying out a trial project to see the role that cars like the Nissan Leaf can play in helping balance out supply and demand […]

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California has agreed to Volkswagen’s plan to spend $200 million in the state supporting electrified transportation and factoring in reaching disadvantaged communities. Approved Thursday by the California Air Resources Board, the 30-month program is the first phase of an $800 million settlement with the state. VW pledged $2 billion overall will be spent over 10 […]

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Major plug-in vehicle charging network company ChargePoint is acquiring GE’s network of 9,800 charging spots. That breaks out to more than 1,800 commercial and about 8,000 residential charging spots being added to ChargePoint’s offerings. It covers GE’s network of commercial WattStations and residential DuraStations. ChargePoint identifies itself as the world’s largest charging network provider. In […]

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BMW’s ReachNow mobility service is working with Seattle partners to add 20 charging locations that BMW said will be North America’s first Light & Charge stations available for public use. ReachNow, Woodland Park Zoo, and the City of Seattle, opened the first of these locations yesterday with the goal of having 20 in place with […]

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Volkswagen’s competitors want to have their say in how the company spends $200 million in California through the diesel emissions cheating settlement. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is reviewing VW’s proposal on how the $200 million will be spent in the first 30 months on plug-in vehicle infrastructure and other zero emission vehicle projects. […]

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The UK’s Royal Navy has just taken delivery of 48 Nissan e-NV200 electric vans as part of the Ministry of Defense’s strategy to modernize its base. A fleet of 48 all-electric Nissan e-NV200 Combis has arrived at Portsmouth Naval Base, Nissan announced yesterday. The photo shows Commodore Jeremy Rigby, naval base commander, standing next to […]

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Two San Francisco city officials are working to get new buildings’ parking lots as “EV Ready” as possible for charging electric vehicles. Mayor Edwin Lee and Supervisor Katy Tang have introduced municipal legislation requiring new residential, commercial, and municipal property owners to plan for charging infrastructure that could be used from any space in the […]

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Tesla will be sizably growing its Supercharger presence in the U.S. this year. In its most recent letter to shareholders, the company committed to doubling the number of Supercharger sites in the U.S. during 2017. Green Car Reports cites 373 Supercharger site locations in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico from a total of 2,636 individual […]

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EVgo and ABB say they are bringing the nation’s first High-Power fast charging station to a supermarket in Fremont, Calif. Manufactured by Swiss engineering firm ABB, the High-Power fast charging system features a maximum charging rate of 150kW. The EVgo charging network has partnered with Lucky Supermarkets to install the charger at its Mowry Avenue […]

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A consumer survey shows that 60 percent of Americans aren’t aware of plug-in vehicles and 80 percent have never ridden in or driven one. Released this month by strategy consulting group Altman Vilandrie & Co., the surveyed queried more than 2,500 U.S. consumers on perceptions of plug-in electrified vehicles, and what it will take for […]

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