Nissan’s Charging Incentive Program Gets 6,000 Members, But It’s Not As Good As The Old One (& That’s Probably A Good Thing)

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 13:28:58 +0000

A couple weeks ago, Nissan and EVgo announced that their Nissan Energy Perks program signed up its 6,000th member. This latest program not only includes some limited free charging for new LEAF owners, but also involves Nissan funding an additional 200 stations in the EVgo network. “The Nissan Energy Perks program empowers Nissan LEAF drivers […]

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Volvo Invests In Driivz

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 17:59:34 +0000

Driivz, an EV charging software company, has been picking up investment partners for a few years. The news this week is that Volvo Group Venture Capital (the venture capital arm of Volvo Group) has sunk an investment into Driivz. As I wrote in July of last year, Driivz provides a white label EV charging software […]

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Meijer & EVgo Team Up To Bring You More EV Fast Chargers

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 01:27:48 +0000

Meijer, a major grocery store chain in the US Northeast that is based out of Grand Rapids, Michigan, is teaming up with EV fast charging giant EVgo to bring EV fast chargers to a parking lot near you (assuming you live in a Meijer region). EVgo is a true leader in the EV charging arena. […]

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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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EVgo Adding 400+ Tesla Connectors At Its EV Fast Charging Stations

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 13 Feb 2021 01:43:33 +0000

EVgo is expanding its offering for Tesla drivers to help them charge at more EVgo stations across the nation. The company is upgrading hundreds of its charging stations with integrated Tesla connectors which will further its reach as the only EV charging platform that is both 100% renewable electricity powered and capable of charging all […]

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GM Drops Funny, Fearless Electric Vehicle Ad On Superbowl Sunday

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 17:08:06 +0000

Globe-punching Will Ferrel, arrow-slinging Aquafina, and cosplaying Kenan Thompson light up GM’s “Everybody In” electric vehicle campaign.

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Several Questions Regarding Joe Biden’s 500,000 EV Charger Rollout Plan

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 04:53:10 +0000

President Biden has announced a number of measures to accelerate EV adoption, including a plan to deploy 500,000 new public charging stations across the US by 2030. However, as long-time followers of the EV scene understand, building a national charging infrastructure that really helps to drive EV adoption will need to involve much more than just allocating funds to roll out a certain number of chargers

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Colorado Approves $110 Million Transportation Electrification Plan

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 20:31:02 +0000

Xcel Energy will deploy approximately 20,000 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at residential, commercial, and public sites across Colorado, under a $110 million plan formally approved by the Colorado Public Utilities Commission this week

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ZETA Publishes 100% Electric Vehicle Roadmap For 2030 For USA

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 18:08:38 +0000

A couple of mid-term and long-term targets are often expressed by people who follow this industry closely: 50% EV market share by 2025 and 100% by 2030. ZETA is committed to achieving the latter in the

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What We Learned from 100 Million Miles of Ridehailing Data

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 18:55:09 +0000

Transportation network company (TNC) fleets, like Uber and Lyft in America, Didi in China, and Ola in India, may account for a relatively small share of the number of total automobiles on the road globally. But don’t let that fool you. Electrifying ridehailing has outsized potential to reduce emissions and catalyze electrification in other transportation sectors

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