Tag: Charging


A fellow electric vehicle (EV) advocate argues that electric transportation is beneficial to the environment in the U.S. right this minute, based on the EPA’s calculator, according to which switching to an EV has “lowered his CO2 by four tons Read more…


First planking. Then the Harlem Shake. And now today’s teenagers are engaged in a new high-tech craze that’s sweeping the country: converting cars to run on electricity and batteries. Many of the latest EV building projects operate in high school Read more…


Last September we ran a blog post about Nokia’s adventure with solar power for cell phones. The Finnish giant sent some testers out into the big wide world to see how solar power would fare when it came to charging Read more…


You might think that being a manufacturer of EV charging equipment would be a comfortable position to be in these days. With the market expected to grow from $400 million to more than $4 billion accoring to our most recent Read more…


Glenn Doty is a vital part of Doty Windfuels, a company with a terrific future in synthetic fuels made from off-peak wind energy, water, and CO2. Of course, their industry position makes Glenn and his company a natural competitor to Read more…


I want to call readers’ attention to the whole car-sharing phenomenon – particularly as it applies to the deployment of electric vehicles, and this excellent article that tackles some of the issues. There is no doubt that car-sharing in dense Read more…


I have to say that I was impressed with most of the speakers at the EV Update show in San Diego last week. Frankly, I didn’t expect to be. In the trade shows I frequent, I’m often shocked at how Read more…


I’m glad to see so much coverage of electric transportation in the mainstream press. You know you’re making headway when msn.com is running “The Five Things You Should Know About Electric Vehicles” among its up-to-the-minute coverage of Brittany Spears, Charlie Read more…


Green cars are going to be bigger than renewable energy, we heard yesterday. HSBC reckons 8.65m electric vehicles and 9.23m plug-in and hybrid electric vehicles will be sold globally in 2020, up from around 5,000 and 657,000 respectively last year. Read more…


The new generation of electric cars that are set to hit the market promise to help end the world’s dependence on fossil fuels and clean the air. However, they are not without flaws. One particular flaw in their charging system Read more…


Last week’s announcement of a marketing agreement between EV charging company Coulomb Technologies and energy services provider Siemens should come as no surprise. Siemens has been an investor in Coulomb, so a closer relationship was all but inevitable. Siemens gains Read more…


The enthusiasm is building — we’re just a few months from the U.S. launch of the first electric vehicles aimed at mainstream consumers. Nissan is touting the success of the registration program for its upcoming Leaf EV, boasting 13,000 orders Read more…

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