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Posts Tagged: EV Connect

Schneider Electric acquires EV Connect

Charging solution provider EV Connect has been acquired by energy management and automation specialist Schneider Electric. Along with the current management team, CEO and founder Jordan Ramer will continue to lead EV Connect’s operations as a distinct subsidiary. EV Connect was established in 2010, and currently serves customers across 41 US states. “At Schneider Electric,… Read more »

EV Connect expands Charging-as-a-Service program

Charging network operator EV Connect is expanding its EV Charging-as-a-Service (EVCaaS) program. Backed by investor Mitsui, the program offers a one-stop shop that includes hardware, software and service offerings. An EVCaaS subscription includes charging stations, management software, 24/7 driver support and ongoing maintenance and repair. EV Connect provides consulting services at every phase of the… Read more »

2021 EV Charging Infrastructure Benchmark: Electrify America top digital platform, Tesla Superchargers top location experience

This year, Blink and Tesla Superchargers were added to the list of charging networks tested in 2020: Electrify America, EVgo, ChargePoint, EV Connect and Greenlots.  Electrify America earned the top score in the Digital Platform category, as well as the top combined score for both categories. Tesla Superchargers received the top score in the Charging… Read more »

EV Connect introduces Fleet Charging Management Platform

EV Connect has announced the general availability of its Fleet Charging Management Platform. The new fleet management solution is designed to provide complete control over fleets and their energy consumption for fleet service providers as well as in-house-managed vehicle fleets. As a lead customer, the City of Porterville, California is now using the EV Connect… Read more »

EV Connect to provide charging management and network services for GM dealerships

GM has approved EV Connect as a solution provider to support the deployment of charging stations at GM dealerships across the US and Canada. EV Connect will provide its charging management solutions, which include data analytics and 24/7 customer support. The first charging stations under the new program have been installed at select GM dealers,… Read more »

Greenlots, ChargePoint, EV Connect and FLO expand roaming cooperation

Patrons of public charging have long complained of the inconvenience of using different charging networks. Who needs a pocketful of RFID cards and a clutter of smartphone apps and passwords? Charging providers have heard the complaints, and have been working to establish an inclusive roaming system analogous to those used by banks, credit card issuers… Read more »

GM aims to make charging seamless with Ultium Charge 360

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 »

2020 EV Charging Infrastructure Best-in-Test: Rating the DC fast charging user experience

If EVs are to replace fossil-fuel vehicles, they need to be able to make long highway trips, which means that DC fast charging needs to be reliable, convenient, affordable and ubiquitous. However, as Charged and other media have often reported, we’re still in the early days of public EV charging, and the user experience often… Read more »

EV Connect secures $12 million to scale cloud-based charging network software

EV Connect, which builds cloud-based software for managing charging networks, has closed a $12-million Series B funding round, led by Japanese conglomerate Mitsui & Co and Ecosystem Integrity Fund. This funding round brings the total capital raised by EV Connect to over $25 million. EV Connect is based on international open standards, so customers can… Read more »

EV Connect and GM aim to enhance Bolt drivers’ charging experience

EV Connect and GM will partner to improve the charging experience of Chevrolet Bolt drivers by providing real-time charging station data, including updates on the status of chargers. The data will be used in future versions of the myChevrolet app. Jordan Ramer, founder and CEO of EV Connect, said, “For society to fully realize all the benefits… Read more »