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Los Angeles rideshare provider Kaptyn uses Zeem’s fleet-as-a-service solution

Kaptyn operates a rideshare fleet of Tesla Model Ys in Los Angeles. Since November 2022, the company has been using a fleet-as-a-service solution provided by Zeem Solutions. Kaptyn’s vehicles reside at Zeem’s depot near LAX, and Zeem acts as an extension of Kaptyn’s fleet operations team by managing on-site charging, parking, security, scheduled maintenance and… Read more »

New York City to require rideshare fleets to use 100 percent EVs by 2030

Electrifying rideshare vehicles has the potential to deliver outsize emissions reductions, as they log many more miles than personal vehicles. In his recent State of the City speech, New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced that rideshare fleets operating in the city will be required to go zero-emission by 2030. The Big Apple is one… Read more »

Electrify America and Lyft partner on EV rideshare charging

Electrify America and Lyft have partnered to provide users of Lyft’s Express Drive short-term car rental program access to Electrify America’s DC fast charging network. The project will commence in Denver, Colorado, where Express Drive users will have access to Electrify America’s 30 chargers at 7 DC fast charging stations. Electrify America intends to add… Read more »

Asian rideshare giant Grab invests in EV fleet, partners with SP Group for fast charging

Singapore-based Grab, which operates rideshare services in seven Southeast Asian nations (and acquired Uber’s Southeast Asian operations in March), has announced a strategic partnership with Singapore electric utility SP Group. Grab plans to add 200 new EVs to its Singapore fleet, beginning in early 2019. The new EVs will use SP’s fast-charging network, and Grab’s… Read more »

How ridesharing can help solve the challenge of urban EV ownership

Q&A with Revel COO Paul Suhey. New York-based Revel is riding two timely trends. Because rideshare vehicles log so many miles, electrifying them can deliver outsize emissions reductions—and drivers for the likes of Lyft and Uber will need strategically located urban charging hubs. Meanwhile, millions of drivers in dense cities like New York live in… Read more »

Revel expands Superhub network in NYC, adding 136 public charging stalls

Revel’s bright blue electric scooters and Tesla taxis have become high-visibility features of the New York City streetscape, and the company is testing smart charging and V2G applications at its charging sites. Now Brooklyn-based Revel has announced plans to open five new fast charging Superhubs in NYC, adding a total of 136 public charging stalls…. Read more »

Autel Energy and LCE to bring EV charging to businesses and disadvantaged communities

EVSE manufacturer Autel Energy, and Legacy Clean Energy (LCE), a minority-owned charging network, have partnered to provide charging solutions for businesses and underserved communities across the US. LCE provides comprehensive charging solutions for vehicle dealers, public and commercial fleet managers, municipalities, rideshare operators and a variety of parking applications, including charging hardware and software procurement,… Read more »

Hertz to order up to 175,000 GM EVs

Hertz is taking another step towards the electric future. Over the last year, the company announced plans to add 100,000 Teslas and 65,000 Polestars to its fleet. Now the rental giant has announced plans to order up to 175,000 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac and BrightDrop EVs over the next five years. Regular readers know of… Read more »

ChargePoint to add digital advertising at selected charging sites

Digital video company Destination Media has teamed up with Ara Labs, a creator of digital advertising displays, to deploy digital advertising functionality at selected ChargePoint public charging locations in the US. The installations will be located at AC and DC charging stations within the ChargePoint network at high-traffic retail locations, and will offer “compelling content… Read more »

Hertz to purchase up to 65,000 Polestar EVs

Rental giant Hertz gave the whole EV industry a boost with last year’s announcement that it would add up to 100,000 Teslas to its fleet. Now the company has announced plans to buy up to 65,000 EVs from Polestar over five years. It expects to make the new EVs available beginning in Spring 2022 in… Read more »