Empire State EV owners should see their range anxiety steadily receding. Charging station manufacturer Coulomb Technologies announced this week that it has partnered with power provider National Grid to extend Coulomb’s ChargePoint Network throughout New York State. The company received a million bucks in funding (part of a promised $4.4 million) from the New York… Read more »
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The ChargePoint-enabled Fuji stations will be showcased at the EVS26 show in Los Angeles next week, and will be released in the US later this year.
Coulomb's ChargePoint Network includes service plans, automated billing and payment processing, 24/7 driver support and services that show real-time station availability.
UK startup Bonnet has raised £920,000 ($1.3 million) in new funding, including £850,000 in an equity financing round led by Ascension Ventures and a £70,000 grant from Innovate UK and OZEV (government-funded entities that promote the British EV industry). Bonnet is a charging platform designed to simplify paying for public charging. There are currently over… Read more »
The charging standards war ended in 2020, when Nissan announced that it would abandon the CHAdeMO DC fast charging standard in favor of the competing CCS standard. The only new plug-in vehicle on sale in the US that still uses CHAdeMO is the low-volume Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV. [Editor’s note: There’s also the 2021 LEAF, which… Read more »
AMPLY Power says its charging as a service model provides 99.9% uptime, critical to scaling EV deployments Fleet charging management may not be the most glamorous segment of the EV industry, but it is emerging as an extremely important component of the future EV ecosystem. As commercial fleets electrify, they are finding that they need… Read more »
Back in 2012, when Tesla introduced Model S, public chargers were almost nonexistent. Electric road trips were impractical, and the paucity of infrastructure was a major consumer objection to buying an EV (it still is). Frustrated with the slow pace of development of an EV fast charging standard, Tesla rolled out its own, and the… Read more »
In-Charge Energy, a provider of turnkey commercial fleet EV infrastructure solutions, has announced its latest hardware offerings for fleet EV charging. “A well-designed charging infrastructure can optimize an entire fleet, reducing the total cost of ownership for fleet managers while increasing reliability,” said Paul Glenney, Executive Director of Customer Success. “User-friendly charging options are critical… Read more »
GM is methodically moving forward with its plans for electrification. The automaker’s latest initiative is Ultium Charge 360, “a holistic charging approach that integrates charging networks, GM vehicle mobile apps, and other products and services to simplify the overall charging experience for GM electric vehicle owners.” Ultium Charge 360 is basically a consolidation and expansion… Read more »
FLO, a Quebec-based charging network operator and EVSE provider, has added Greenlots to its list of roaming partners, giving users of its smartphone app access to an even greater number of public charging stations across the US and Canada. Los Angeles-based Greenlots, a subsidiary of oil giant Shell Group, has a large network of charging… Read more »