Ugh — Germany’s Automakers Slow To Respond To Tesla Challenge

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2019 03:47:02 +0000

After growing fat on expanding sales and record profits, the world’s automakers are now facing lean times. The decade-long global economic expansion is running out of gas, and the industry-changing trend of electrification, which automakers happily ignored when the profits were rolling in, now looms as an existential threat

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Apartment EV Charging & Ownership May Be Easier Than You Think

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 02:00:15 +0000

One of the largest obstacles standing in the way of widespread electric vehicle adoption is the often daunting setup required to outfit customers who live in apartments with adequate charging infrastructure. While most EV enthusiasts and media sites advocate for owners of electric vehicles to charge at home, this can be a rather troublesome hurdle to overcome for potential buyers who live in apartments

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Porsche Taycan — Power Hungry, Slower To Charge Than Tesla Model S (Most Of The Time)

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 06 Sep 2019 03:05:24 +0000

All rights to Simon Barke /CTAfter the unveiling of the new Porsche Taycan yesterday, analysts were quick to call the only electric competitor (the Tesla Model S) “ancient in comparison,” pointing out the “pathbreaking” 800 volt system that “slashes recharging times.” It is true that a higher system voltage can reduce charging times: you can feed more power to the battery without increasing the charge current. But just how good is Porsche’s implementation

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People Prefer Tesla Model S To Porsche Taycan In Latest Survey

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 05 Sep 2019 02:00:58 +0000

Porsche Taycan Press ImageA recent survey by Autolist finds more people prefer the Tesla Model S over the new Porsche Taycan, largely because of the Tesla Supercharger network.

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New Ad Campaign Part Of $2 Billion Effort To Promote Electric Cars

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 24 Aug 2019 18:48:18 +0000

While Volkswagen’s dieselgate fiasco has been really disappointing, a recent development could be a pivot in the right direction. As part of the settlement, the company has launched its Electrify America “Normal Now” ad campaign as part of a $2 billion investment to encourage the adoption of zero-emission vehicles. The campaign looks to normalize the ownership of electric cars in an attempt to increase EV adoption

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EVgo & Electrify America Make Charging Easier With New Roaming Agreement

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 20:55:02 +0000

Two of the largest DC fast charging network operators in the US have joined forces to make charging easier, thanks to a new roaming agreement between EVgo and Electrify America. The new agreement lets drivers use either their EVgo or Electrify America account to charge on either network without any additional fees

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Normal Now — New Ad Campaign From Electrify America Seeks To Take Away Fear Of Electric Cars

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 23:57:51 +0000

Electrify America Normal NowElectrify America has created a new educational campaign designed to take away the fear of electric cars. It says EVs are the new normal.

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