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Revel’s new EV fast charging station in Queens serves rideshare drivers and the public

Revel, the Brooklyn-based EV infrastructure and rideshare provider, has opened its third public EV fast charging station in New York City, and its first in Queens. The LIC Superhub is located in the accessory garage of the JACX, a mixed-use development in Long Island City. Located near the Taxi and Limousine Commission’s main driver support… Read more »

DASH offers an all-Tesla rideshare service in Tampa

The Tampa Bay region is sadly lacking in public transport options. The Tampa Downtown Partnership hopes to make getting around Florida’s third-largest city a little easier with the new DASH ride service, which offers low-cost rides in bright yellow Tesla Model Ys. The new DASH (Downtown Area Shared Hubs) service take passengers on shared rides… Read more »

Rideshare/charging provider Revel: CCS or NACS, EVs need bidirectional charging capabilities

Amid the giddy rush to adopt Tesla’s NACS charging system, a few voices in the wilderness can be heard crying, “But what about bidirectional charging?” Many see bidirectional charging, which enables V2G and related technologies, as a necessary part of the future EV ecosystem (California may soon mandate the capability for all new EVs). Vehicle-to-home, which… Read more »

Revel adds Kia Niro EVs to its NYC electric rideshare fleet

Brooklyn-based electric mobility and infrastructure Revel plans to diversify its EV rideshare fleet, adding 50 Kia Niro EVs to the 230 Tesla Model Ys and Model 3s it already has in service in New York City. Revel’s first Niros will be on the road by the end of June, available to rideshare customers for pick-up… Read more »

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 »

EVgo adds Rivian to its Autocharge+ seamless charging system

One of many complaints about public charging is that some public chargers require EV drivers to go through a cumbersome process involving apps and logins before charging. Plug & Charge, based on the ISO 15118 standard, eliminates all that, handling authentication and billing automatically when a driver plugs in. (This is basically the same feature… Read more »

Senator Schumer takes Revel’s millionth electric ride in NYC

New York-based Revel leverages the synergies between urban public charging and ridesharing. The company operates two public EV fast charging Superhubs, and plans to add at least 130 more plugs by the end of 2023. The company launched its electric rideshare service in 2021, and currently has a fleet of about 300 EVs, including Tesla… Read more »