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Electrify America invests $3 million in California to promote EVs in disadvantaged communities

Electrify America has announced nearly $3 million in new investment to help four community-based organizations to promote zero-emission vehicle education and awareness in low-income and disadvantaged communities throughout California. This effort is part of the company’s existing plan to invest $200 million in California ZEV infrastructure and education programs through mid-2024. Through 2021, EA has… Read more »

Electrify America launches a new brand-neutral marketing campaign to promote EVs

It’s great to see that automakers are now including EVs in their all-pervasive advertising campaigns, after years of ignoring them. But car ads tend to be arty rather than practical, and many prospective customers still don’t understand how charging works. Enter Electrify America, with a new brand-neutral marketing campaign titled “As Seen on EV.” Modeled… Read more »

Electrify America unveils megawatt-level battery energy storage system at California charging station

Charging network Electrify America has been at the forefront of a new trend: installing battery energy storage systems (BESS) at DC fast charging stations in order to manage energy costs and reduce stress on the grid. Now the company has unveiled its first megawatt-level BESS. Battery energy storage, with or without local renewable generation (solar… Read more »

Electrify America highlights customer satisfaction efforts

Public charging networks have been coming in for their share of criticism lately. Recent studies from UC Berkeley, J.D. Power and Plug In America (among others) have quantified what EV drivers already know: the uptime performance of public chargers is abysmal. As EV sales have grown, accounts of malfunctioning chargers have spread from bitch sessions… Read more »

Electrify America to install charging stations with battery energy storage for drayage trucks at the Port of Long Beach

Electrify America is becoming an essential stakeholder in the electrification of the Port of Long Beach’s drayage fleet. The company plans to install 30 electric fleet-dedicated chargers paired with battery energy storage systems (BESS) at the Port, as part of EA’s $25-million Green City investment at the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles. Electrify… Read more »

Ford F-150 Lightning buyers get 250 kWh of free fast charging from Electrify America

Through the FordPass Rewards program, F-150 Lightning buyers will receive 250 kilowatt-hours of complimentary charging at Electrify America, which currently has around 800 charging stations with 3,500 individual chargers in the US. (Mustang Mach-E buyers receive the same deal—250 kWh of free electrons.) For Lightning owners with the standard-range battery, the 250 kWh is equal… Read more »

Electrify America to deploy public and fleet charging stations at 25 IKEA locations

IKEA has announced a collaboration with Electrify America and Electrify Commercial to bring ultra-fast public charging stations and delivery fleet vehicle charging to over 25 IKEA retail locations throughout the US. IKEA US aims to achieve zero-emission home deliveries by 2025, and to halve tailpipe emissions from customer and co-worker travel by 2030. The new… Read more »

Volkswagen and Siemens make new investments in Electrify America

Charging network Electrify America was established by the Volkswagen Group in 2016. Now Volkswagen, together with Siemens, have announced a new investment of $450 million, which will bring the company’s total valuation to $2.45 billion. Through its financing arm Siemens Financial Services (SFS), Siemens will become a minority shareholder in Electrify America as well as… Read more »

New Genesis GV60 to come with 3 years of free charging from Electrify America

Buyers of the 2023 GV60 electric SUV will receive 3 years of 30-minute complimentary charging sessions on the Electrify America public charging network. GV60 drivers will be able to locate and access charging stations via the Electrify America mobile app. Electrify America’s network includes some 800 charging stations, comprised of about 3,500 individual chargers. It… Read more »

Bank of America to offer Electrify America ultra-fast charging stations at 90 locations

Bank of America and Electrify America have announced plans to greatly expand the number of B of A financial centers equipped with charging stations by the end of 2023. Bank of America’s collaboration with Electrify America began in 2019. At last count, B of A has 192 individual chargers at 51 locations in California, Florida,… Read more »