Posts Tagged: PlugShare

New PlugShare Data tool offers comprehensive EV infrastructure analytics

In the past five years, the amount of public PEV charging infrastructure in the US has skyrocketed to over 25,000 charging stations. In June 2010, that number was fewer than 1,000. That’s when the PlugShare team first began mapping EV chargers, allowing its app users to share tips and tricks about their favorite places to… Read more »

Top 10 states for public EV charging infrastructure growth in 2015 Q1 (UPDATED)

The proliferation of public EV charging infrastructure in the US continues, with no sign of slowing down. The total number of public stations of all connector types and charging levels has skyrocketed from less than 1,000 in 2010 to more than 25,000, according to PlugShare Data.  Ambitious new infrastructure projects continue to be announced, including:… Read more »

Free fuel: over 63% of public PEV charging stations in the US are free to use

We hear a lot of discussion in the EV industry about all the possible business models for public charging. Will paid public charging ever be a profitable business in its own right? Will plug-in vehicle drivers pay a premium to charge away from home? Or, will it make more sense for businesses to offer charging… Read more »

CCS EV Fast Charging standard is about two years behind CHAdeMO in California

California is the most electrified state in the US, thanks in part to its ZEV mandate that requires automakers to produce a certain number of zero-emission vehicles. In addition to leading the way in EV adoption, the state has also installed the most public charging infrastructure, by far. According to PlugShare, there are about 6,597… Read more »

PlugShare will be official charger locator app for Nissan’s No Charge to Charge program

PlugShare will be the official app for Nissan’s No Charge to Charge campaign, which offers two years of free charging to buyers and lessees of a new LEAF. The program includes 2,600 participating stations in 10 US metropolitan areas. PlugShare, available for iOS, Android and on the web, allows EV drivers to find charging stations… Read more »

Recargo and SemaConnect partner to offer new public charger payment solution

EV software provider Recargo has partnered with charging station operator SemaConnect to launch a new public charger payment solution. Pay With PlugShare is designed to integrate payment features with PlugShare, a crowdsourced map of public, private and residential charging locations. Pay With Plugshare will be available at more than 300 SemaConnect charging stations in the… Read more »

EV media and software companies to merge

Recargo and Xatori have announced that the two companies are merging, and will combine their portfolios of charging-related apps and EV media properties. Both companies have seen tremendous growth in 2013.  The Recargo Station Finder and PlugShare charging locator apps will combine to form a directory of over 20,000 charging stations under the PlugShare brand,… Read more »

Ford expands plug-in dealer network, makes smartphone app available for plug-in hybrids

Ford plans to more than quadruple the number of dealers selling its line of plug-in electric vehicles. The Detroit News reported that the company will have 900 certified dealers across the country by this spring, up from the current 200 or so. This means that about a third of US Ford dealers will be able… Read more »