Electrify America Explores How Automakers Are Trying To Take EVs Mainstream

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2023 17:05:06 +0000

Volkswagen reached a $14.7 billion settlement in 2016 to resolve the claims arising from its diesel emissions cheating scandal, also known as Dieselgate. The agreement included federal penalties and consumer compensation, and compelled Volkswagen to invest billions in promoting and advancing green transportation technology. The most well-known part of the settlement for EV drivers was […]

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Hyundai Announces Charging Partnership, Safety Feature For IONIQ 6 EV

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2023 19:45:11 +0000

In a couple of news releases, Hyundai and Electrify America announced free charging for new Ioniq 6 owners and Hyundai told us more about an important Ioniq 6 safety feature. Let’s take a look at both of these announcements! Free Charging For Two Years Electrify America has announced a partnership with Hyundai, offering all-electric IONIQ […]

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Some EV Drivers Found A Fix For A Common Charging Problem, But Electrify America Doesn’t Like It

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2023 12:32:57 +0000

As we’ve explained before, the future isn’t as bright for CHAdeMO cars as it is for CCS cars. Electrify America isn’t building any new CHAdeMO stations. Infrastructure Bill funds require a station have a minimum of four CCS stations per site, spaced roughly every 50 miles along major highways. Some of these stations will probably […]

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Electrify America Isn’t Crazy For Opening Up An EV Charging Station In Hawaii

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2023 15:01:19 +0000

It’s easy to assume that Level 3 charging is all about long-distance trips. This is because DC fast charging stations are uniquely positioned to meet the needs of drivers who are planning such trips. As opposed to the slower Level 2 chargers, DC fast chargers can deliver up to seven times more power and fill […]

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Solar-Powered EV Charging from Electrify America — New Project

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2023 04:50:59 +0000

Electric cars are clean, but solar-powered electric cars are much cleaner. For years, many electric car drivers have been charging up with solar power at home, but solar-powered charging away from home is a bit more challenging. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said many years ago that all Tesla Superchargers would be solar powered — but […]

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Electrify America To Install 1000 EV Chargers At 200 TA TravelCenters

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2023 15:57:10 +0000

We’ve been watching the expansion of Electrify America since it began in 2018. While the stations often show up at Walmart stores, in many smaller towns that don’t have a Walmart, the company had to partner with somebody else like a restaurant, hotel, or other business. Sometimes the business is a great place for people […]

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Three EV Owners Say Vehicles Were Damaged Charging At Electrify America Stations

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2023 19:05:16 +0000

In Twitter posts, at least three EV owners say that their vehicle was damaged at an Electrify America station. These claims come from three different vehicle brands (Rivian, Chevrolet, and Ford), and appear to have happened at different stations. We can’t be sure what caused any of these fairly large electrical failures, and we’re waiting […]

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Elon Musk’s DC Visit Stirs EV Charging Standardization Pot, Again

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2023 03:27:16 +0000

ev charging stations electrify americaWith EV charging standardization still up in the air, Tesla CEO Elon Musk goes to Washington.

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Lectron Makes EV Charging Easier With Its Range Of Adapters

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2023 14:00:06 +0000

Lectron makes EV charging adapters and EVSE home chargers at affordable prices. These adapters provide cross compatibility between the US AC charging standard J1772 and Tesla’s AC chargers on the North American Charging Standard (NACS) as well as an adapter that allows Teslas to charge at CCS1 stations. As electric vehicles move from early adopters […]

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EV Charging Stations In The US, Ranked

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2023 17:35:40 +0000

More options than ever are available these days for EV public charging. Several companies have established themselves as the top go-to charging sites when you’re on the road.

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