Posts Tagged: Recargo

German utility innogy acquires PlugShare maker Recargo

innogy eMobility US, a subsidiary of German utility Innogy, has acquired software firm Recargo, maker of the PlugShare charging app. PlugShare is a network-agnostic EV charging application designed to give EV drivers accurate, up-to-date data for all charging stations, regardless of operator. It aims to provide a complete database of every charging location in the… Read more »

Recargo building out West Coast Electric Highway, researching higher charging levels

Earlier this year, Recargo, the parent company of PlugShare, won a $1.6-million grant from the California Energy Commission to help complete the West Coast Electric Highway, a network of charging stations that will eventually stretch from Canada to Mexico. In total, four companies were awarded nearly $9 million in grants for the project. Recargo, Chargepoint,… Read more »

Recargo to help complete the West Coast Electric Highway

Recargo, parent company to the charger locator app PlugShare, has been awarded $1.6 million from the California Energy Commission (CEC) to help complete key routes of the West Coast Electric Highway (WCEH), a charging network that will eventually stretch from Canada to Mexico. Recargo is also investing some $575,000 of its own money in the… Read more »

California Energy Commission approves $9 million in grants for highway fast chargers

The California Energy Commission has approved nearly $9 million in grants to four companies – Chargepoint, EV Connect, NRG EV Services and Recargo – for the installation of DC fast chargers along major state highways. The companies will install 61 DC fast chargers at 41 sites along major routes on Interstate 5, Highway 99 and… Read more »

Recargo launches PlugShare Guide EV advisory services

EV software company Recargo has introduced a new consulting service for the EV industry. PlugShare Guide will help clients develop plans for managing EV infrastructure and strategies to accelerate EV adoption, using the company’s market intelligence and analytical tools. PlugShare maintains a detailed database of EV charging stations in North America, including location, technology and… 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 »

VIA’s electrified trucks to include Recargo’s charging station data

VIA Motors and Recargo have announced an agreement to include Recargo’s PlugShare charging infrastructure information in VIA’s Pad in-Dash EV control system, which it plans to unveil in the 2014 production vehicles. PlugShare claims to be the world’s most comprehensive listing of public charging stations, with over 28,000 plugs in North America, and 55,000 globally,… Read more »

New study paints a picture of EV charging behavior

Recargo, the publisher of PluginCars.com, has launched a research firm called PlugInsights. Its first report, the “2013 US PEV Charging Study” aims to be the most comprehensive look at the topic to date. The 40-page report is based on surveys of over 3,700 plug-in drivers of 17 different vehicles. According to PlugInsights, it represents more… 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 »