Posts Tagged: EVgo

Mobile EV chargers deliver power where it’s needed

A few companies have introduced mobile charging products to solve unique challenges. The perceived lack of ready access to charging stations is one factor that has limited consumers’ interest in buying electric vehicles. While the number and diversity of locations of EV charging stations are growing, thanks to networks such as Electrify America, chargers can… Read more »

The EV industry sees problems with California’s proposal to mandate credit card readers for public chargers

In California, there is a controversial plan to require credit card readers on all public charging stations, including retrofitting already installed units. California’s Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Open Access Act (Senate Bill 454, which passed in 2013) mandates open access to public charging stations – that is, a driver doesn’t have to be a member… Read more »

GM to collaborate with EVgo, ChargePoint and Greenlots

General Motors will partner with EVgo, ChargePoint and Greenlots, three of the US’s largest charging networks, to give its customers access to over 31,000 charging ports. GM plans to aggregate dynamic data from each of the networks to offer owners of the Chevrolet Bolt EV a more seamless charging experience. GM expects to finalize the… Read more »

EVgo equips public fast chargers with second-life batteries

Charging network operator EVgo has integrated second-life BMW i3 batteries into a public DC fast charging station. The batteries will store energy from the grid generated during peak solar hours and later use that stored energy for charging during periods of high demand. Following a pilot program at the University of California San Diego (UCSD),… Read more »

EVgo simplifies pricing for the largest public fast charging network in the US

EVgo has the highest number of CHAdeMO and CCS fast chargers of any charging network in the US – currently over 1,000 DCFCs in 66 markets. That makes it the largest public fast charging network capable of serving every EV made by the major automakers, as well as any Tesla Model S or X with… Read more »

EVgo and Maven Gig announce dedicated fast charging network for on-demand drivers

GM hopes to remain relevant in the new car-sharing gig economy – its Maven Gig service allows drivers for ride sharing and delivery services to lease GM vehicles, including Chevy Bolt EVs. Now Maven has announced an agreement with fast charging network operator EVgo to construct a dedicated DC fast charging network for Maven Gig… Read more »

EVgo cuts prices for fast charging

Charging network operator EVgo has announced reduced and simplified pricing that goes into effect immediately. The new pricing policy offers two options: the Pay As You Go plan offers a per-minute rate with no additional session fees; the Membership plan has a $9.99/month fee and offers EVgo’s lowest per-minute rate. Pricing will vary by region…. Read more »

EVgo’s record year: 40 million miles worth of fast charges

Charging network operator EVgo enjoyed a record year in 2017. Its network of chargers powered 40 million miles worth of electric driving, almost double the 22 million EV miles charged in 2016. The Evgo network expanded by 20%, and now has over 1,000 DC fast chargers across 66 markets nationwide. Network usage set a record… Read more »