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Chargemaster EV Charging Stations Recharge UK

Chargemaster EV Charging Stations Recharge UK

Chargemaster is a London based provider of Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) that was established in 2008, and since that time has deployed over 3,000 of their EV charging units across Europe. Commercial Chargemaster units are linked together via the Polar EV charging network throughout the UK. Chargemaster units can be wall mounted, [Continue]

BYD e6 Provides EV Taxi Services

BYD e6 Provides EV Taxi Services

The BYD e6 Is a 5-passenger 100% battery powered EV manufactured by BYD Auto of China. BYDs scheduled sale in the USA has been previously delayed and rescheduled numerous times. BYD currently is only looking to sell to green fleet customers in the USA with a price of $52,000 USD. BYD has has had some [Continue]

Bosch eMobility Provides EV Charging Infrastructure

Bosch eMobility Provides EV Charging Infrastructure

Robert Bosch GmbH which is Bosch’s Software and Systems House is trying to get a good jump-start on the EV charging station competition. According to Bosch their eMobility solution can provide a foundation for an internet-connected, electric vehicle charging infrastructure. They are currently using proven software and hardware components [Continue]

Largest EV Government Purchase to Date in USA

Largest EV Government Purchase to Date in USA

The Bay Area Climate Collaborative (BACC) buys 90 Electric Vehicles (EVs) and in the process creates the single largest government green fleet deployment in the U.S. to date (as of July 8th 2014). Ten local city and county governments and agencies have pulled their resources together to almost double the 50 electric vehicles that four [Continue]

Chevy Volt Achieves Over Half Billion Miles

Chevy Volt Achieves Over Half Billion Miles

According to GM’s Chevrolet website Chevy Volt owners have logged over a half billion electric miles, saving more than 25 million gallons of gasoline since going into production in 2010. That is a significant milestone and a huge achievement accomplished by individual Volt owners. Perhaps even more impressive is that according Chevy Volt owners [Continue]

National Drive Electric Week (Sept 15-21)

National Drive Electric Week (Sept 15-21)

Sept 15-21, 2014 currently over 75 Electric Drive events are schedules perhaps in a city near you. 2014 will host the fourth annual Drive Electric Week celebration, which will take the form of simultaneous EV activities staged in cities coast to coast across the USA. The goal of National Drive Electric Week is to make [Continue]

Oil Refineries Electric Needs Make Case For Electric Cars

Oil Refineries Electric Needs Make Case For Electric Cars

Oil Refineries in the USA consumed/purchased 46,227 million Kilowatt-hours from electric companies in 2010 according to figures released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. In some states such as California oil refineries are the largest industrial customer of the electric companies. Any reduction in oil refinery electric use allows an [Continue]

Smart Electric Drive by Daimler

Smart Electric Drive by Daimler

Daimler’s Smart Electric Drive is the cheap EV champion in America and the most economical electric car you can buy or lease from a major car manufacturer and starting in 2014 it will be available in all US states. Daimler is based in Stuttgart Germany and owns (Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG, and Smart). They also hold a little [Continue]

Honda EV Plus Shredded like GMs EV1

Honda EV Plus Shredded like GMs EV1

Let us not forget that Honda was just as guilty as GM for not renewing leases and destroying perfectly functioning EVs, just like GM did with their EV1s. A relatively unknown story that was part of one of the darkest chapters in the story of: EVs, the Automotive Industry and US Federal Government intervention. Besides [Continue]

EV Parking in Hawaiian Paradise Has New Fines

EV Parking in Hawaiian Paradise Has New Fines

EV Public Parking in Hawaii has been required by state law since 2012. A new bill (2651) recently introduced during the regular 2014 session of the Hawaii Senate would start issuing fines of $1000 to $20,000 to the owners of 100+ parking space facilities at the start of 2015 if at least one parking space [Continue]

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