Tag: Electric Vehicles

  • Nissan teams with EVgo to install 200 EV fast chargers across the United States

    Nissan and EVgo are expanding the charging network for EV drivers with the installation of 200 direct current fast chargers (DCFC) across the United States. Each of the new fast-chargers is capable of delivering 100kW and have both CHAdeMO and CCS connectors so more EV drivers can benefit. “Nissan is proudRead More — Solar Builder magazine

  • EVgo debuts Autocharge technology to charge registered EVs in seconds

    EVgo, the nation’s largest public fast charging network, became the first North American EV charging network to debut Autocharge technology. This innovative technology instantly recognizes a customer’s vehicle and initiates automatic charging after a one-time registration, making it even easier for drivers to fast charge with EVgo. Autocharge functionality enablesRead More — Solar Builder magazine

  • Elon Musk Tells ‘60 Minutes’ About How Tesla Can Change the World

    You probably haven’t seen electric vehicles (EV) get the type of primetime exposure they received Sunday evening on network television, but if Elon Musk has his way, they’ll soon become an undeniable part of our infrastructure. Musk, the CEO of EV maker, Tesla, was the subject of a 60 Minutes feature that brought his ideology…

  • 3 Challenges to Overcome to Grow the EV Market

    From Cadillac’s ELR commercial to BMW’s clever marketing of the i3, if you watched the 2014 Winter Olympics or the Academy Awards, you’ve probably picked up on the fact that electric vehicles (EVs) are effectively “in.” Although EVs still encompass a small share of total passenger vehicle sales (0.62 percent nationally and 1.4 percent in California), they continue…

  • 3 EV Trends to Know For Car-Buying Season

    Springtime is the time of year where we start to see the first signs of growth; the green shoots of what will turn into a verdant garden or a bountiful harvest. As the first quarter of 2014 comes to a close, we are seeing some encouraging signs that both electric vehicle sales and their benefits…