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Proterra beefs up its battery expertise: Q&A with CTO Dustin Grace

Since its founding in 2004, Proterra has grown to become North America’s largest supplier of electric buses. The company has sold some 950 buses to transit agencies, airports, universities, national parks and private companies in 43 states and provinces. Under its Proterra Powered program, the company provides powertrains to other vehicle makers—school buses for Thomas… Read more »

NeoCharge’s Smart Splitter reduces barriers to Level 2 EV charging at home

California-based startup NeoCharge has developed an economical, quick and safe way to add a Level 2 EV charging station to your home. The company’s Smart Splitter allows you to safely plug your EV charger and an appliance such as a dryer into the same 220-volt outlet, eliminating the need for a dedicated circuit or a… Read more »

Octillion provides batteries for Lightning Systems e-trucks and new mobile charger

Battery provider Octillion Power Systems will collaborate with Colorado-based Lightning Systems to produce Class 6 electric trucks (up to 12.5 tons) aimed at “middle-mile” delivery routes between warehouses and distribution centers. Lightning’s fuel cell-powered Class 6 truck offered by Plug Power will be available in the third quarter of 2020. Lightning’s all-electric version of the… Read more »

Shanghai plans to deploy 100,000 data-collecting EV chargers

Once again, news of projects in China highlights the piddling scale of US EV efforts. The Shanghai municipal government recently announced plans to deploy 100,000 charging ports, which will double as data-collecting interactive devices. Electric utility State Grid announced in April that it would invest 2.7 billion yuan ($383 million) to roll out 78,000 charging… Read more »

Retooling a shuttered factory to build electric trucks: Q&A with Lordstown Motors CEO Steve Burns

Will Ohio’s Voltage Valley energize a new era for the US auto industry? Big things are happening in the Mahoning Valley area of northeastern Ohio. The region, which centers on the city of Youngstown, was a booming center of steel production until the 1970s. Since then, like many other industrial hubs, the area has suffered… Read more »

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Q&A with Electrify America’s Chief Operating Officer

It would be understandable to be a bit skeptical about Electrify America—after all, it was founded by decree of a court, as atonement for VW’s diesel-related dirty deeds. However, by all accounts the company is taking its mission to increase EV adoption by building a first-class charging network quite seriously, and is setting a fine… Read more »

Second-life batteries used to charge buses in German pilot

The Volkswagen Group has partnered with MAN Truck & Bus on a pilot project that uses second-life batteries as stationary storage to support the charging of electric buses. At the bus depot of local transit operator VHH in the Bergedorf quarter of Hamburg, 50 battery packs, which were previously installed in VW Passat GTE plug-in… Read more »

Adopt a Charger helps to get EV charging installed at public amenities

Public chargers are popping up at more and more locations. The sites are usually chosen for practical and/or financial reasons – areas of high traffic that are convenient to businesses such as restaurants and shopping centers. That’s a good thing, but there’s also a need for charging stations at public places such as parks, museums… Read more »