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BMW’s new DC fast charger: smaller, lighter, cheaper

BMW of North America has launched its own DC fast charger. A joint development between BMW and Bosch, the BMW i DC Fast Charger can charge an i3 to 80 percent in 30 minutes. It’s about half the size of most DC chargers (31x19x12 inches), weighs around 100 pounds, and can be mounted on a… Read more »

PlugShare will be official charger locator app for Nissan’s No Charge to Charge program

PlugShare will be the official app for Nissan’s No Charge to Charge campaign, which offers two years of free charging to buyers and lessees of a new LEAF. The program includes 2,600 participating stations in 10 US metropolitan areas. PlugShare, available for iOS, Android and on the web, allows EV drivers to find charging stations… Read more »

Will Nissan’s No Charge to Charge program drive LEAF sales?

Image above courtesy of WSDOT/Flickr Nissan and NRG eVgo have pioneered a multi-network consortium to make topping up the bestselling EV a considerable re-LEAF. When Nissan last graced the Charged cover (March/April 2013 issue), the company was picking itself up and dusting itself off. Its LEAF had taken a shellacking in the press after the… Read more »

DC fast charger going in at famous Hippodrome parking garage near Times Square

Fuji Electric will install one of its 25 kW DC Quick Chargers at the high-visibility Hippodrome parking garage near Times Square. The new public charger, a member of the ChargePoint network, is one of 13 stations installed under the Nissan Advantage program. Green Power Technology, Fuji Electric’s distributor in the Northeast, will install and maintain… Read more »

Japanese EV makers collaborate to build a single charging network

Japan’s four EV makers have joined forces to build a single public charging network with a universal access card that will allow drivers to charge anywhere in Japan. The system is scheduled to be up and running by the end of the year. Supported by Honda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, and Toyota, Nippon Charge Service aims to… Read more »

Nissan throws in some free charging with purchase of a LEAF

Nissan has announced the expansion of its No Charge to Charge promotion, which provides a certain amount of free public charging with the purchase or lease of a new LEAF. The offer does come with a couple of strings attached. It’s valid for two years from the purchase date, and free charging will be limited… Read more »

With federal contract to install charging stations, Florida firm has it made in the shade

Apollo Sunguard Systems of Sarasota, Florida has won a contract to supply 183 EV charging stations at federal government buildings across the country. Apollo, which outbid five competitors for the job, will serve as distributor for the ChargePoint dual Level 2 charging stations. “We got the greatest Christmas present going,” says Apollo President Kevin Connelly…. Read more »

BMW announces 360º Electric package for BMW i drivers

Upgrading from a legacy vehicle to an EV involves a few lifestyle changes. BMW’s 360º Electric is a portfolio of consumer-oriented products and services designed to smooth the transition and overcome some of the perceived barriers to going electric. BMW’s MINI E and ActiveE field trials have given it a wealth of data about EV… Read more »

The infrastructure behind the infrastructure: Bosch invests in EVSE

Bosch is taking the Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) market very seriously, investing heavily in the infrastructure behind the infrastructure One of dozens of indicators that suggest plug-in vehicles are here to stay is that companies like Bosch – the multinational engineering and electronics powerhouse – are jockeying for an early lead in the charging… Read more »