Charging

Enel Acquires eMotorWerks, Deepens Presence In US Market

As eMotorWerks was raising their Series A funding, they apparently got some extra notice, as Italian multinational electricity service provider decided it wanted to acquire eMotorWerks entirely. Enel now plans to integrate eMotorWerk’s JuiceNet platform functions to provide electric mobility solutions for its end users, as well as to sell charging…

3 weeks ago by Jay Cole 7

Check Out This Wall-Mounted Tesla Urban Charger

Turns out Tesla’s new Urban Charger doesn’t need to be mounted on a pedestal at all. This opens up the possibility of installing the units virtually anywhere, and should make installs less costly too. When we first came across Tesla’s Urban Charger setup in the Chicago area, those units looked…

3 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 15

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…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 3

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…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 16

ChargePoint CEO Says Gas Stations Aren’t A Model For EV Charging

ChargePoint CEO Pasquale Romano shared his thoughts this Summer on why the gas station business model doesn’t fit with the future of electric cars. The EV charging infrastructure of today is far from perfect, but the electrification of gas stations, or following their model for plug-in vehicles is not the solution. Stats: ChargePoint doubled…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 92