Tesla Is Already Winning. It Doesn’t Need “Help” From Intellectually Dishonest Fans.

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 20:36:24 +0000

I recently had an interesting conversation with a zealous Tesla fan on Twitter. After seeing a tweet that was contextually dishonest about Volkswagen’s Electrify America network, I told the guy that Tesla doesn’t need us to do anything dishonest to defend it. Its charging network is presently the best in the United States, hands down. […]

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Tesla & Lucid: The Similarities & Differences

Credit to Author: Matt Pressman| Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 00:35:15 +0000

Originally published on EV Annex. Legacy automakers are beginning to introduce new electric vehicles. So far, however, they’ve been unable to catch up to Tesla in the EV race. That said, there are a number of startups going all-in on electric cars. Many of these new EV automakers don’t have the “heavy baggage” (aka stranded assets) associated […]

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Electrify America & Jeep Partner To Create Trailhead Charging Network

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2021 14:32:34 +0000

Jeep recently announced that it’s going to build the 4xe Charging Network (4xe is prounounced “four by E”). The overall plan is to put a Level 2 charging station at the trailheads for every Jeep Badge of Honor trail. Jeep wants to complete this within the next 12 months. Why Does Jeep Need This? Jeep’s […]

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Hyundai EV Buyers Get Free Ultrafast Charging With Electrify America

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 19:47:22 +0000

Well, not “free” — nothing is free, right? But complimentary. People who buy a 2021 Hyundai Kona Electric or Hyundai Ioniq Electric now get 250 kilowatt-hours of free ultrafast charging on the Electrify America network. (Presumably, that includes the Electrify Canada network as well if you venture into the great north of Canada.) Hyundai estimates that […]

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ChargePoint Now Public — ChargePoint’s Role In EV Charging Network

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 16:28:40 +0000

A couple weeks ago, ChargePoint became a publicly traded EV charging network company, after merging with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC). On March 1st, the CEO of ChargePoint, Pasquale Romano, virtually rung the opening bell for the New York Stock Exchange. The new company was listed that day as CHPT. “ChargePoint continues to pioneer […]

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The Porsche Taycan 4S Was Born To Fly (CleanTechnica Review)

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2021 19:05:23 +0000

The Porsche Taycan 4S landed on my driveway and immediately commanded my attention. It is not a subtle car, sporting the swooping body lines and wide stance Porsche is known for but with a completely new electric powertrain that absolutely transforms the experience. The low-slung Taycan sits on the road as if it never plans […]

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Volkswagen Going on US Cross-Country Road Trip with ID.4 to Entice & Debunk

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2021 15:33:09 +0000

As Jennifer Sensiba just wrote earlier today, a well known YouTuber recently took a Volkswagen ID.4 on a road trip and came out of it with a lot of gripes. Volkswagen, incidentally, has a cross-country road trip planned for the ID.4 this weekend to show how easy a long road trip can be in the […]

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The Volkswagen ID.4 Isn’t Ready For Road Trip Primetime

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2021 12:00:28 +0000

In a recent video by Jason at Engineering Explained, he tried to take an Volkswagen ID.4 on a road trip. He had hoped to prove that you don’t need a Tesla to go on a road trip anymore, but that ended up not being the case this time. Before I go on, don’t forget to […]

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Travelers Beware: Rolling Blackouts In Texas Are Affecting Fast Charging (+Safety Tips)

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 18:35:58 +0000

Texas is getting record cold, snow, and freezing rain today, and it’s causing a lot of problems. Among them are EV charging stations that are down, including some of Tesla Superchargers and Electrify America’s CCS/CHAdeMO locations. Acccording to Fox 4 in Dallas, wide swaths of the state are experiencing rolling blackouts due to low supply […]

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Electrify America & Arizona Utility Team Up

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 14 Feb 2021 22:47:44 +0000

Electrify America has two arms. It has the massive EV charging network expanding across the USA and Canada in which individual drivers are the customers, and it has a newer Electrify Commercial arm in which it works with larger entities to put in EV charging stations — the customers being “utilities, fleet operators, automotive manufacturers, […]

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