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Toronto celebrates 100th fast charging station

Toronto recently celebrated the official opening of the city’s 100th public DC fast charger. The new charger is located at the CF Toronto Eaton Centre, a Cadillac Fairview property. AddÉnergie Technologies, which owns and operates the FLO charging network, has received a  $750,000 grant from Canada’s Electric Vehicle and Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Deployment Initiative to… Read more »

Tesla, GM and Nissan advocate for extending the federal EV tax credit

The federal EV tax credit is something of a blunt instrument, but there’s little doubt that it has encouraged a substantial number of EV purchases. The future of the $7,500 tax credit is uncertain. Recently, one Republican senator introduced a bill to expand the credit, and another introduced a bill to get rid of it… Read more »

Google incorporates EV charging stations into Maps

Google Maps – you may love it or hate it, but you probably use it. Now Google has made its omnipresent app more useful by adding  EV charging stations to its database. With a quick search, users can now pull up charging stations within the app and view each station’s port types, counts and charging… Read more »

GeniePoint Network will soon have 150 DC fast chargers in the UK

The UK’s ChargePoint Services (not to be confused with the US’s Chargepoint) and the Motor Fuel Group have been working together to install fast charging stations in forecourt (gas station) locations across the UK.  The GeniePoint Network now has over 120 charger sites installed or under construction, and plans to have around 150 50 kW+… Read more »

Hubject connects over 70,000 chargers in 26 countries, and it’s bringing that expertise stateside

Easier EV charging interoperability en route to North America When your EV is running low on range, the last thing you want to do is waste time hunting down a spot to charge it. When driving an ICE vehicle, you can pull up to any gas station and fill your tank. With an EV, it’s not… Read more »

New UK law supports public charging and autonomous vehicles

Many federal and state governments around the world have taken measures to encourage EV adoption, but only a few have crafted comprehensive policies that envision a complete transition to electromobility. One of those is of course California, which subsidizes several flavors of charging infrastructure and has funded pilot projects to electrify everything from buses to… Read more »

Target to expand EV charging program to 600 spaces at 100 sites

Target will be working with Electrify America to expand its EV charging program to over 600 parking spaces at 100 sites across 20 states over the next two years. Target began adding charging stations to its parking lots in 2012, in partnership with ChargePoint. In 2017, it teamed up with Tesla to add Supercharger sites…. Read more »

GeniePoint Network rolls out fast chargers at UK petrol stations

UK charging solution provider ChargePoint Services (no relation to the US company ChargePoint) has partnered with gas station operator the Motor Fuel Group (MFG) to roll out a network of rapid chargers that it says will be the biggest non-motorway rapid charging network in the UK. Over 14 new tri-connector rapid chargers have already been… Read more »

New tap to charge feature makes charging simpler than ever

Charging your EV is now as simple as tapping an iPhone, Android phone or Apple Watch on any ChargePoint charger. The new “tap to charge” feature works at more than 40,000 ChargePoint charging spots across North America. To use tap to charge, drivers with Android version 4.4 or higher enable NFC, log in to the… Read more »

California Energy Commission awards Envoy $1.5 million for EV sharing in disadvantaged communities

Envoy Technologies has been awarded $1.5M in funding from the California Energy Commission to develop and implement an Electric Vehicle Shared Mobility Program that will primarily benefit disadvantaged communities in the greater Sacramento Metropolitan and the California Bay Area. Envoy provides shared mobility as an amenity where people live, work and stay. The company says its… Read more »