Posts by Mark Kane

Battery Gigafactory To Be Established In New York

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo says his state has attracted a battery gigafactory investment of its own, but as far as we can tell, the projected scale of the operation is not really that big. “Imperium3 New York, Inc., a consortium of businesses spearheaded by three Southern Tier companies,…

6 hours ago by Mark Kane 5

France Celebrates Milestone of 20,000 Charging Stations

The electric vehicle charging infrastructure in France has been growing rapidly of late, and last month reached the milestone of 20,048 stations at some 7,242 locations. Compared to year ago, France had 14,799 stations at 4,507 locations, making the increase 35.5% and 60.7% respectively. The country’s long term goal is…

13 hours ago by Mark Kane 3

Nissan Presents e-NV200 Fridge Concept

At the Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan will present one more sorta electric concept car…at least one we were unfamiliar existed with – the e-NV200 Fridge Concept, which is equipped with an additional 12 kWh battery pack in the cargo space – to power a refrigeration unit. The main battery on…

1 day ago by Mark Kane 11

UK Bill Would Make Chargers Mandatory At Gas Stations

UK’s Department for Transport has announced a plan to require the installation of charging points for electric vehicle at motorway service stations, and at larger gas stations. There is already some 11,500 charging points in the UK today (mostly AC), but several thousand more located at gas stations would be…

2 days ago by Mark Kane 16