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Four Japanese automakers are working together to make EV charging stations widely available through Japan. Toyota Motor Corporation, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Honda Motor Co., Ltd., and Mitsubishi Motors Corporation jointly established a new company, Nippon Charge Service, LLC, (NCS) on Monday, May 26, to promote the installation of chargers for electric-powered vehicles. The goal […]

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ClipperCreek, Inc. announced this week the launch of its ETL listed utility smart grid connected charging station, the CS-40-SG2. According to the company, the CS-40-SG2 is a game changer in the charging station sub-metering industry as it includes an embedded revenue grade sub-meter and a variety of smart grid communications options. Based on the ClipperCreek […]

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Ford will be installing GE EV charging stations at its facilities all across the U.S. Ford Motor Company announced it will supply vehicle charging stations at Ford facilities nationwide in conjunction with GE, beginning with facilities in and around its headquarters. Ford said the announcement continues the innovative cooperation begun more than 100 years ago […]

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NRG eVgo and Park ‘N Fly have joined forces at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to offer EV owners a suitable parking and charging solution. Starting this holiday season, EV drivers that valet park at Park ‘N Fly LAX between now and March 31 can receive free electric car charging as part of the […]

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Colorado-based Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. is the provider of solar modules for the Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid dedicated charger study, the Volvo Pure Tension Pavilion project. The company explained its flexible and lightweight CIGS solar modules were selected for integration into the Pavilion’s tensioned mesh membrane structure. Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. describes itself as a […]

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Today Tesla Motors announced the opening of the West Coast Supercharger Corridor. This means there is now a network of charging stations that enable Model S owners to travel for free between San Diego, California and Vancouver, British Columbia. Tesla Superchargers are located along U.S. Highway 101 and Interstate 5, the West Coast’s key routes. […]

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The UK’s Charge Your Car (CYC) achieved a grand total of 72,575 charging sessions on the network as of Oct. 6, 2013. This means the total kilowatt-hour drawn, since the system went live in 2010, has surpassed 350,000. The network now has 176 post owners enrolled, resulting in 1,500 charging points managed by CYC with […]

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How about unfolding your EV charging station, just like you would with a tent? This is what Volvo has introduced with its “Pure Tension Pavilion” which aims to do just that: allow an EV owner to charge anywhere, on the spot. The pavilion – described by Volvo as a spectacular free-standing tensioned membrane structure – […]

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Envision Solar International, Inc. is introducing its EV ARC charging station this week at the Charge Across Town event in the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley. The EV ARC is described by Envision as a cost-effective, easy-to-install, standalone solar charging station that requires no foundation, no trenching, no building permit and no grid […]

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Ford is taking measures to ensure its employees could use electric vehicles made by the company; a workplace charging network is being installed at nearly every Ford facility in the U.S. and Canada. Ford said it plans to install electric vehicle charging stations at more than 50 of its company offices, product development campuses and […]

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