Posts Tagged charging

Self-Healing Roads That Recharge Electric Cars?

Outside of the United States, roads are being developed and tested using new materials that will self-heal, and possess the ability to send information electronically. We all know that many U.S. roads are in rough shape. This is especially true in areas that experience cold winters. Our roads are filled…

2 weeks ago by Steven Loveday 15

ABB Will Supply Up To 220 DC Fast Chargers Across Argentina

Argentina soon will have its first nationwide network of fast charging stations, as ABB, QEV Argentina, and YPF have come together to start a massive project. Up to 220 DC fast chargers to be installed by electro-mobility specialist QEV Argentina. at some 110 YPF (Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales) service stations. According to…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 10

Street Light Electric Car Charging Comes To London

We’ve seen lamp post charging before, but this may be the first time a major European city is being used as a test bed for street traffic sign charging. Char.gy wants to do just that – bring curbside charging to London in the form of low-power, street light-mounted charging stations….

3 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 21

Atlanta Airport Installs 102 TurboDock EV Charging Stations

The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) has made its bid to be considered one of the greenest airports in the world (if that could be a thing) with the installation of 102 charging stations. The Charging stations will be located in several parking structures along the ATL airport perimeter. ATL…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 40

Tesla Expanding Highly Used Supercharger Sites

Tesla announced earlier this year a goal of doubling its Supercharging network before year’s end, as well as a quadrupling of the number of available Destination Chargers. Tesla Model S/X deliveries are experiencing record highs over recent quarters, and we are just around the corner of Model 3 introduction; so the expansion…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 16

Here’s How Paid Tesla Supercharging Works – Video

Earlier this year, Tesla switched from free Supercharging access for all Model S and Model X to paid access for new cars ordered after January 15 and not delivered before April 15. While the older Teslas retain unlimited free fast Supercharging for long-distance travel, the new ones are paid above an annual…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 18

BMW Announces Wireless Charging Option On The 530e

BMW has announced wireless charging will be added as an option for the 2018 model year 530e iPerformance plug-in hybrid (test drive report here). The 3.2 kW wireless system will be integrated with the 530e’s on-board infotainment system to show the charger’s alignment on the screen. The conventional system of charging for the 530e…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 14