Thanksgiving Travel In An Electric Vehicle

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2022 13:00:03 +0000

ThanksgivingThanksgiving is known for traffic snarls, unexpected weather, and chaotic airline delays. A new survey about Thanksgiving travel adds EVs into the equation, revealing attitudes of all-electric vehicle drivers about their intended holiday roadtrip plans.

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Pilot Company & Volvo Group Partner To Build National Public Heavy-Duty Charging Network

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2022 01:00:47 +0000

The Volvo Group and Pilot Company, the biggest travel center operator in North America, have signed a Letter of Intent in a partnership to build a nationwide public charging network to support the expansion of the battery-powered Volvo VNR Electric trucks. Pilot Company plans to deploy high-performance charging infrastructure at selected Pilot and Flying J […]

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Tesco Will Now Charge For Level 2 EV Charging

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2022 20:00:52 +0000

In a recent article at FleetNews, they discuss UK retailer Tesco’s plans to start charging for Level 2 EV charging at its stores. The policy went into effect on November 1st. Let’s take a look at what happened with Tesco and then look at what other businesses could learn from this. In 2019, the supermarket […]

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Shopping For An EV? How To Be Sure It Will Get You There On Trips

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2022 12:00:10 +0000

If you’re considering buying an EV, or you’ve recently purchased one, things can look a little intimidating. For local driving, you’ve probably figured out that the EV has plenty of extra range and that you can charge it while you sleep. That part of things (which is about 90% of your driving for most people), […]

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Can Electric Vehicles Revive the Great Aussie Road Trip? Part One

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2022 05:40:59 +0000

As petrol and diesel race each other to $2.50 a litre, electric vehicle drivers do not have to worry about the cost of their driving. We have just returned from a 3,600 kilometre great Aussie road trip which cost us about $200 in fuel … $50 on Chargefox and $150 on Tesla. Taking a slow […]

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Can We Stop Putting Level 3 Fast Chargers At Hotels & Improve Services At Ones Already Built?

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2022 20:15:16 +0000

In the past, most of my EV travels have been in New Mexico and Arizona. On those trips, I saw EV fast charging stations at Walmart stores, convenience stores, shopping centers, and restaurants. What made those locations great is that they both help you with your human needs (bathroom, food, water) and perhaps give you […]

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Electreon & Eurovia To Demonstrate Dynamic Electric Vehicle Charging On German Autobahn

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2022 19:15:11 +0000

ElectreonEurovia and Electreon have announced their second joint project, E|MPOWER, on the German Autobahn. The partnership will provide a 1-km section of the Autobahn in Northern Bavaria with Electreon’s wireless Electric Road System (ERS) technology. Eurovia is a subsidiary of VINCI Construction and is one of the world’s main transport infrastructure construction and urban development […]

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SWTCH Energy & Electric Circuit Expands EV Charging Across Canada & United States

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2022 16:45:00 +0000

SWTCH Energy and the Electric CircuitSWTCH Energy and Electric Circuit (EC) have announced a partnership that makes their charging stations and EC apps compatible with each other. SWTCH Energy provides electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions for multi-tenant properties across North America, while Electric Circuit is the leading EV charging operator and network in Québec. The new partnership will allow users […]

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Which State Has the Most EV Chargers Per Resident? (Hint: It’s not California)

Credit to Author: Chris Boylan| Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2022 00:15:31 +0000

For EVs to gain critical mass in the United States, the public needs to believe the infrastructure is there to support them. As an EV owner myself, I know most EV owners charge their cars at home and have little need for public or private charging stations. But for long distance trips and for those […]

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ABB Investment in EV Charger Manufacturing Will Help Drive US Adoption

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 14:00:24 +0000

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and the Inflation Reduction Act both make transformational investments in the electrification of America’s transportation system, including personal vehicles, school buses, transit buses, commercial fleets and the building of a national network of public chargers.  These investments are key to achieving the vehicle electrification targets set by federal, state and local governments […]

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