Charging

First Tesla Supercharger In Scotland

Scotland Gets Its First Tesla Supercharger

“Scotland is now energised. We’ve opened our first Supercharger in Edinburgh.” States Tesla Motors Europe at the beginning of the month. This latest Superchargers brings the tally in the UK to 6 (though the map below doesn’t accurately reflect that number). Tesla’s install pace for Superchargers shows no signs of…

2 days ago by Eric Loveday 12

Proposed routes 1 and 2 of the WA Electric Highway

Australia Makes Progress On Electric Highway

As we reported earlier this year, EV supporters in Australia are pushing to develop a network of EV charging stations, and recent news is that the RAC (The Royal Automobile Club, Australia’s version of the AAA in the US) is moving forward with commitments to fund the “Electric Highway”. The…

6 days ago by Ted Dillard 9

BMW i Wallbox Pure (left) and BMW i Wallbox Pro (right)

Meet The BMW i Wallbox Pro

BMW expanded its Wallbox portfolio from just the base Pure model to the new Pro model, which is available in Europe and soon will be available worldwide as an Original BMW i Accessory. Both units look similar, but Pro has higher power output (7.4 kW) than Pure. There is a…

6 days ago by Mark Kane 22

Efacec Unveils 24 kW Semi-Fast Charger

Efacec Unveils 24 kW Semi-Fast Charger

Efacec has a new product in pipeline – the 24 kW QC24S fast (or maybe rather semi-fast) charger with 95% efficiency. The world premiere is scheduled for late October at the 2014 eCarTec in Munich, Germany. According to Efacec this will be “the smallest, most compact, stylish and more competitively…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 20

1,327 CHAdeMO chargers in Europe

4,241 CHAdeMO Chargers Worldwide Officially

CHAdeMO network is growing and recently crossed 4,000 units worldwide. According to CHAdeMO Association, there were 4,241 as of October 7. Over half (2,129) are installed in Japan, while the rest are divided between Europe and the US at a ratio of ~ 2:1. Europe has installed 1,327, while the…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 6

ChargePoint Tweets To Celebrate California's First Curbside Fast Charger

California Gets Its First Curbside DC Fast Charger

Palo Alto, California has officially become home to the state’s first-ever curbside DC fast charger. Nissan tell us that the unit is CHAdeMO-only (notice the Nissan LEAF grabbing some juice) and that it’s a Nissan-donated DC charger (props to Nissan again for its continued effort to support the EV charging…

2 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 5