The 2019 Santa Monica AltCar Expo Brings All The Plug-In Vehicles To One Place!

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2019 22:15:06 +0000

The Santa Monica AltCar Expo and Ride & Drive is consistently one of our favorite shows of the year because it has most of the popular plug-in vehicles and company experts in one place. The public is then free to simply walk into the free event and drive vehicles and ask questions to their heart’s content

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Takeaways from the Clean Fuels Summit in New Orleans

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2019 12:10:22 +0000

Clean Fuels SummitLouisiana Clean Fuels and Clean Cities Coalition recently teamed up to bring the Clean Fuels Summit to New Orleans. This was an event that landed me in the Harrah’s Casino Hotel by the Riverwalk, where I could hear the blasts from the river cruises nearby. On the evening before the summit, LCF held an awards ceremony where Executive Director Ann Vail honored several partners and businesses that help to advance the nation’s environmental, economic, and energy security by supporting local actions to diversify transportation fuel options

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EV Charging For Condos: Get Your HOA To Say “Yes”

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2019 03:30:05 +0000

Originally published on the ChargePoint Blog. Editor’s note: EV drivers living in an area governed by a homeowners associate or similar board know how hard it can be to secure access to overnight charging infrastructure. ChargePoint had a great primer on how to approach HOAs and condo boards with EV charging and they were gracious [&hellip

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Next Gold Rush: Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Credit to Author: Matt Pressman| Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:00:12 +0000

Tesla was ahead of its time when it bet on a proprietary Supercharger network. Now, public EV charging infrastructure is popping up all over the globe. Even McDonald’s is getting in on the action. Gas stations are starting to see the writing on the wall. A few are even converting gas pumps to EV chargers

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What’s The Best Way To Grow Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 03:23:23 +0000

At first, people tend to see new technologies as updated versions of older ones. Just as early TV shows consisted of filmed radio shows or stage plays, and early websites resembled the pages of low-budget magazines, many in the mainstream media still believe that vehicle electrification will mean swapping gas pumps for charging stations

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Frito-Lay Ditches Diesel In Favor Of A Renewable-Powered Fleet At Its Modesto Facility

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Mon, 07 Oct 2019 15:30:55 +0000

Parent company PepsiCo, Inc. is replacing the fleet of diesel freight vehicles that service its Frito-Lay plant in Modesto, California with zero-emission and near-zero emission vehicles. The upgrades are coming to the central California facility thanks to funding provided by the state-funded Zero- and Near Zero-Emission Freight Facility Project

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ChargePoint To Lead The Push Into Electric Charging For The San Francisco MTA

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Thu, 03 Oct 2019 16:30:00 +0000

ChargePoint is doubling down on its fleet efforts this week with news of a massive deal with one of the nation’s largest transit agencies to supply charging services

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Big Oil Faces A Formidable Foe In Fight Against Electric Vehicles

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 02 Oct 2019 14:52:08 +0000

Electric utilities are keen on electric vehicles these days — they see them as a future revenue source. Utilities from California to Florida to Michigan are sponsoring the installation of public charging stations, and some are offering rebates to customers for installing home chargers. To date, at least 50 utilities in 25 states have launched or proposed programs to encourage the buildout of charging infrastructure

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2015 BMW i3 REx Goes Long Distance To Find The Heart Of America — Florida To The Appalachians, Day 1

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2019 03:40:34 +0000

Leaving the Sunshine State i3 Cynthia Shahan CleanTechnica.comTo begin, I want to thank my personal patron saint of long-distance small-EV travel, Zachary Shahan. He plotted my trip for me from charger to charger since my MacBook Air took a hiatus and blacked out on me the morning I left the Sunshine State for the Appalachians in a small 2015 BMW i3 REx. My travel log lost, Zach kept me abreast of each charging location on my phone, and updated them as the trip went along and plans changed. I also found some extra stations with the navigation on the dash of the i

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ChargePoint’s New Home Flex Charger Makes Home EV Charging Easy

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 19:45:09 +0000

ChargePoint casually dropped its new residential electric vehicle charger into the market today and it packs a special feature that allows it to play well with any input amperage from 16 amps up to 50 amps without much fuss. The new ChargePoint Home Flex brings the same ChargePoint experience into the garage without having to worry about whether or not the output amperage of the home circuit is an exact fit for the electric vehicle (EV) charger before purchasing it

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