Posts Tagged fast charging

Tesla Superchargers Coming To Florida’s Space Coast Area

The First Tesla Supercharging station to be installed at Space Coast’s West Melbourne, that is right in the neighborhood of SpaceX.   So probably more than a few employees of the aerospace and space transport company have put a bug in their boss’ ear about a new station – especially as they…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 7

Vancouver To Charge For Charging – Big Time

The City of Vancouver, Canada has decided to introduce fees for charging plug-in cars – at its previously free charging stations, as high demand has made those facilities overcrowded.  One might think that a better option would be to add more stations, as rebates set up in the province has…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 58

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40-Stall Tesla Superchargers Planned For Norway, California

More and more evidence indicates that Tesla is now aiming to install a new kind of Supercharging stations – Supercharger Supersites – to provide for upcoming higher-volume EV sales. Those new stations will be much larger than previous ones – with 40 stalls, doubling the size of the largest available today. One…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 38

UK Wants To Require EV Chargers At Gas Stations

The time when electric vehicle fast charging stations are available at every gas station is coming.  And through new legislation, the UK could be the first country with such a network. The idea in the UK is to enable the government to set hard requirements for gas stations and motorway…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 60

Volkswagen Begins Installing Chargers Under Electrify America Plan

In late June, Volkswagen’s subsidiary Electrify America (which manages a $2 billion post-dieselgate charging infrastructure plan) opened its first charging station.  So the money is being put into action quickly. In total, eight units were installed in the Washington, D.C. area last month: Pentagon City Fashion Centre in Arlington, Virginia;…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 99

BMW’s ReachNow Light And Charge Comes To Seattle

BMW Group is investing $1.2 million to effectively double the number of fast chargers publicly available in Seattle, as well as introduce “Light & Charge” charging stations for the first time in North America. ReachNow, the mobility services division of the BMW Group, the Woodland Park Zoo, and the City…

4 months ago by Mark Kane 1