Posts Tagged: Electrify America

Plug&Charge to enable charging sans cards or apps in 2020

Network operator Electrify America and Berlin-based Hubject, the creator of a roaming platform for charging networks, have announced a significant step towards the upcoming launch of the Plug&Charge system, which will enable EV charging with no need for a membership card or smartphone app. Using Plug&Charge, EV drivers will simply plug their vehicle into a… Read more »

Electrify Canada to install chargers at Canadian Tire stores

Electrify Canada will install EV chargers at more than 20 Canadian Tire stores across the country. The charging stations will offer 150 to 350 kW DC fast chargers with liquid-cooled cables, and will be compatible with both CCS and CHAdeMO. Rob Barrosa, COO of Electrify Canada, said, “Canadian Tire is one of Canada’s most recognizable… Read more »

Ford generates headlines with proactive EV charging strategy

Ford is currently selling only one plug-in vehicle, the Fusion Plug-in Hybrid (formerly the Fusion Energi). The company’s Focus Electric and C-MAX Energi seem to have been swept away in the recent sedan massacre. However, the company is planning to introduce a “Mustang-inspired electric crossover” in 2020, and is working on an electric pickup truck…. Read more »

Electrify America launches Level 2 home charger

Electrify America has launched its first level 2 home charger. The charger features charging power of up to 7.6 kW. It comes with a standard NEMA 14-50 supply power plug, colored lighting to indicate charge status, Wi-Fi connectivity, and a three-year warranty. Electrify America also aims to add a home charging section to its mobile… Read more »

Electrify America station charges Porsche Taycan battery in 23 minutes at 270 kW

Two pioneers of ultra-fast charging infrastructure recently got together for a symbolic event to inaugurate a new era of faster charging. As part of the festivities for the Porsche Taycan’s global launch event, Electrify America and Porsche celebrated “the first time the Electrify America DC fast charging network was used nearly to its full potential.”… Read more »

EVgo and Electrify America sign interoperability agreement to allow drivers to charge on both networks

Electrify America and EVgo have announced an interoperability agreement that allows drivers to charge their EVs at both EVgo and Electrify America charging stations without additional fees, using their existing accounts. Drivers will be able to access public chargers on either the EVgo or Electrify America networks without having to create new memberships, registrations, or… Read more »

Electrify America wants consumers to understand that EVs are Normal Now

Electrify America is more than just a charging network – it also has a mission to increase consumer awareness and acceptance of EVs. The company’s new marketing campaign, titled Normal Now, uses humorous ads across several media (online videos, streaming TV ads, digital banner ads, social media ads, paid search and podcasts) to deliver the… Read more »

Electrify America to deploy commercial robotic chargers

Charging network operator Electrify America and fleet charging company Stable Auto are launching a robotic charging pilot for self-driving vehicles in San Francisco. The pilot will aim to charge autonomous EVs without human intervention using robots attached to 150 kW DC fast chargers. Vehicles can park anywhere within a designated parking space and the robot… Read more »

Electrify America installs 120 ultra-fast charging stations at Walmart stores, with plans for more

Charging network operator Electrify America has installed more than 120 ultra-fast charging stations at Walmart stores across 34 states. The company plans to continue installing charging stations at Walmart locations in urban areas in 46 states across the US. The charging stations feature 150 kW and 350 kW DC fast chargers. Most of the stations… Read more »

Electrify America and ChargePoint partner to expand public charging access

Electrify America and ChargePoint have partnered to enable drivers to use public chargers operated by either network without incurring additional fees. Beginning later this year, the partnership will connect over 30,000 Level 2 and DC fast chargers from the two companies. Giovanni Palazzo, CEO of Electrify America, said, “We can help expedite electric vehicle adoption by creating… Read more »