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Now That's What We Call Fast Charging

Tesla Model S Charging At 440 Miles Per Hour

The Tesla Model S is the only electric vehicle capable of Supercharging, but images such as this one are sure to make owners of non Supercharge-capable vehicles jealous. 440 miles per hour.  That’s impressive. Though Tesla sets the bar in terms of charge rate, we believe other automakers/charging station manufacturers…

4 days ago by Eric Loveday 48

Largest Fast Charging Station in Norway (Source: BKK )

600 kW, 14-Spot Charging Station Launched In Norway

Norway again astonishes with its latest and largest fast charging station in Bergen that even Tesla Motors would be proud of.. The station is equipped with 14 charging spots for all three major standards – CHAdeMO, European Combo and AC Type 2. Of those 14 spots, 6 are 50 kW…

1 week ago by Mark Kane 13

Plug-In Around the EV World - Infographic about electric connectors and plugs

Plug-In Electric Car Connectors & Plugs – Infographic

The Electric Vehicle Institute released the infographic “Plug-In Around the EV World” that combines a map with the most common household outlets in different countries, along with a separate description of EV charging plugs that can be spotted in most places. The first part is interesting because it shows us…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 21

Percentage of Charging Sessions by Time-of-Day for Commercial Charging Stations at Progress Energy

DoE Releases Report On Electric Vehicle Charging

The US Department of Energy (DOE) published a new report on electric car charging presenting customer behaviors and impact on the grid. Data comes from different projects made by six utilities: Burbank Water and Power (BWP) Duke Energy (Duke) Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL) Madison Gas and Electric (MGE)…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 38

Veefil Electric Vehicle Fast Charger

Tritium Unveils Eastern Australia’s First Fast-Charge Network

Eastern Australia’s first fast-charge network has been unveiled and it’s the worked of Brisbane, Australia-based Tritium, developer of the Veefil Electric Vehicle Fast Charger. As part of the Fast Cities Network initiative, in which Tritium hopes to “establish Australia’s largest fast-charging network in Australia and the first in Eastern Australia,”…

1 month ago by Eric Loveday 5

In Raliegh, You Take Your Chances Parking In An EV Spot With Your Gasser!

EV Cash Cow: One Charging Spot Generates $27,000 In Fines

So you are worried about electric cars not paying their fair share of tax revenue via the pump?  Doesn’t seem to be an issue for Raleigh, North Carolina, who come well equipped with an able meter-maid contingent. Despite only around 3,000 pure electric vehicles in the state (which are also now required to pay a…

1 month ago by Jay Cole 62

NRG eVgo charging station

NRG eVgo Expands Fast Charging Network Into Atlanta

NRG eVgo announced that it will expand its fast charging network to Atlanta where recently Nissan introduced its “No Charge to Charge” program (eVgo is included). Both companies established close cooperation as eVgo installs Nissan-branded CHAdeMO chargers and is the EZ-Charge operator. We don’t know how many Freedom Stations (CHAdeMO…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 1

PowerStream's ribbon cutting cermony, with ABB's Terra 53 fast charger ready to serve EV drivers from the greater Toronto region.

PowerStream Launches DC Fast Charger In Greater Toronto Area

PowerStream, a community-owned energy company, recently launched the first multi-standard DC fast charger in Ontario. It’s located in Vaughan at PowerStream’s head office, just off Highway 400, and is free to use. At 50 kW of power, charging shouldn’t take more than 30 minutes to 80% capacity (excluding Tesla). ABB…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 12