Posts Tagged: ChargePoint

ChargePoint takes over management of GE’s charging network

Charging network operator ChargePoint has become the exclusive operator of GE’s EV charging network, adding some 1,800 commercial and 8,000 residential charging spots to its network. The agreement includes support for both residential and commercial DuraStations and WattStations. ChargePoint will maintain GE’s existing software and commercial charging network, and GE will continue to fulfill its… Read more »

ChargePoint to accept Voyager Fleet Card

Fleet cards, which millions of drivers of fleet cars, trucks and heavy-duty commercial rigs use to pay for gas and maintenance, are the latest component of the automotive universe to start going electric. U.S. Bank and ChargePoint are working together to make the Voyager Network Fleet Card a valid payment method at ChargePoint charging stations… Read more »

ChargePoint expands into Europe with InstaVolt partnership

Network operator ChargePoint is expanding into the European market by partnering with InstaVolt to deploy over 200 ChargePoint rapid charge systems in the UK. ChargePoint’s Express Plus solutions will be installed by InstaVolt close to popular routes across the UK, enabling drivers to charge their vehicles during long journeys. “InstaVolt has raised millions to install… Read more »

ChargePoint raises $82 million for European expansion

ChargePoint, which operates a network of more than 33,000 independently owned charging spots, has secured $82 million in funding, the first part of a larger fundraising round led by Daimler. The new investment will support the expansion of the company’s charging network into Europe. BMW i Ventures and other existing investors also participated in the… Read more »

ChargePoint works to bring EV charging to apartments and condos

Installing EV charging infrastructure can be a challenge for residents of apartments or condominiums, but it’s a challenge that urgently needs to be addressed, as millions of people live in multi-unit dwellings, not only in US cities, but also in hot EV markets such as Europe and China. Network operator ChargePoint is working with residential… Read more »

ChargePoint Express Plus offers DC charging at up to 400 kW

ChargePoint, which operates over 31,000 independently owned public charging stations around the world, has announced a higher-level DC charging solution designed to accommodate the coming generation of longer-range EVs. ChargePoint Express Plus can deliver up to 400 kW, plenty of power to charge new EVs such as the Chevy Bolt at their maximum rates, as… Read more »

VW to provide $2 billion for ZEV infrastructure, drawing criticism and praise from insiders

By now, the main events in Volkswagen’s dirty diesel scandal are familiar to Charged readers. For years, the world’s second-largest automaker opted not to produce hybrids or EVs, instead relying on “clean diesel” to meet government-mandated emissions standards. In 2015, scientists at the International Council on Clean Transportation were puzzled to find that they couldn’t… Read more »

New coalition aims to energize New Jersey’s EV scene

An assortment of EVSE companies, auto dealers, utilities and environmental advocates has launched a new coalition to jump-start EV adoption in New Jersey. ChargEVC’s mission is to promote policies that replace legacy cars with plug-in vehicles, in order to reduce harmful emissions, strengthen the utility grid, lower electricity rates, reduce transportation costs and a diversify… Read more »

ChargePoint’s new Waitlist feature lets drivers line up for public chargers

Charging network operator ChargePoint has rolled out a new service called Waitlist, which enables drivers to use their mobile phones or RFID cards to “line up” to use a public charging station. When a charging station is busy, drivers can use Waitlist by tapping their ChargePoint card on the station to get in line. After… Read more »