Posts Tagged: Electrify America

Electrify America announces second $200-million EV infrastructure investment plan for California

Electrify America has a $2-billion pot of money from naughty Volkswagen to invest in EV infrastructure, education and access programs. $800 of that is to be spent in California. In order to future-proof the program, EA is wisely dividing its investment into four phases. Now the company has announced its second $200-million round of investment… Read more »

Lucid Motors to offer customers access to Electrify America’s ultra-fast charging network

Lucid Motors has made an agreement with Electrify America to provide a nationwide charging plan to Lucid customers. In its first phase of construction, Electrify America will install over 2,000 DC ultra-fast chargers at around 500 sites in metro and highway locations across 40 states and 17 major cities. Lucid selected Electrify America because of… Read more »

Porsche unveils new modular concept for fast charging stations

Porsche has been ahead of the curve on fast charging, developing its own 800-volt charging system, while also participating in cross-brand infrastructure projects including Electrify America and Ionity. Earlier this year, the company announced plans to deploy a network of 500 charging stations in North America in time for the launch of its Taycan EV… Read more »

Electrify America begins building a nationwide network of metro, highway, workplace and community chargers

The two-billion-dollar 10-year investment represents the largest of its kind so far. In the chaos that is human affairs, bad intentions sometimes eventually lead to good results. As atonement for Volkswagen’s criminal actions in what we like to call the Dirty Diesel Debacle, government regulators have forced the automaker to invest substantial resources in promoting… Read more »

Volkswagen forms Electrify Canada to install network of ultra-fast chargers

Volkswagen Group Canada has formed a new company called Electrify Canada, with a similar mission to that of Electrify America, the US charging network that Volkswagen was required to establish as part of the settlement over its diesel emissions cheating scandal. Electrify Canada will build an ultra-fast DC charging network in the Great White North,… Read more »

Electrify America to deploy electric car sharing and shuttle bus infrastructure in Sacramento

VW subsidiary Electrify America and the City of Sacramento have announced several new projects, including infrastructure for two new car sharing services, new electric bus and shuttle routes. Overall, Electrify America will be investing $800 million in EV infrastructure and services in California over the next 10 years. The new projects include: Car sharing –… Read more »

Electrify America selects Black & Veatch as charging station developer

Electrify America, which was formed as part of VW’s penance for the Dirty Diesel Debacle, has a pot of $2 billion to invest over 10 years in EVSE. The company plans to deploy more than 2,000 chargers across 484 sites in 17 metropolitan areas and on highways in 39 states in the first of four… Read more »

Electrify America partners with Simon to install fast chargers at 30 US shopping centers

Electrify America is teaming up with mall operator Simon Property Group to install DC fast charging stations at more than 30 Simon properties throughout the US. The first installation will open in June at Gulfport Premium Outlets in Gulfport, Mississippi. Other locations soon to be electrified include malls in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Ontario, Orlando,… Read more »

Electrify America releases map of planned charging network

Electrify America, the EVSE network founded by VW as part of its penance for the Dirty Diesel Debacle, has unveiled a map of its planned national network of charging stations. The new company has already named its charging station suppliers, and announced partnerships with Walmart and Target to deploy some of the stations. The new… Read more »

Electrify America selects vendors for fast charging network

Electrify America, the EVSE network founded by VW as part of its penance for the Dirty Diesel Debacle, has selected several vendors to install DC fast chargers at new stations across the US. Some of these will offer power levels up to 350 kW, delivering 20 miles of range per minute of charge, seven times… Read more »