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Hyundai Reveals a Unique EV Charging and Automated Parking System

Hyundai Reveals a Unique EV Charging and Automated Parking System

Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation unveiled a video featuring the concept of electric vehicle wireless charging system combined with automated “Automated Valet Parking System” (AVPS).

Eric Walz2019-01-03 10:53 PT

Volkswagen Reveals a Portable EV Charging Station

Volkswagen Reveals a Portable EV Charging Station

​German automaker Volkswagen has revealed the first glimpse of its mobile quick charging station for electric vehicles. Unlike fixed EV chargers stations, the mobile EV chargers can be brought to areas where EV charging might be in high-demand.

FutureCar Staff 2018-12-28 15:28 PT

BMW & Porsche Unveil a 450 kW Ultra-Fast EV Charging Prototype

BMW & Porsche Unveil a 450 kW Ultra-Fast EV Charging Prototype

German automakers BMW and Porsche, along with a consortium of industry partners, have developed a new EV charging prototype that can deliver 450 kW of juice, more than triple the capacity of Tesla’s Supercharger network.

Eric Walz2018-12-13 11:55 PT

Electrify America Opens the First 350 kW EV Charging Location in California

Electrify America Opens the First 350 kW EV Charging Location in California

San Francisco Premium Outlets became California's first location for electric vehicle (EV) chargers featuring ultra-fast recharging speeds up to 350 kilowatts (kW). The 350 kW chargers are capable of recharging an electric vehicle quickly, providing another 200 miles of range in just 10 minutes.

Eric Walz2018-12-07 15:27 PT

Hyundai & Kia to Offer ‘Solar Roof’ Charging on Select Vehicles

Hyundai & Kia to Offer ‘Solar Roof’ Charging on Select Vehicles

Kia Motors and Hyundai have announced plans to introduce ‘solar roof’ charging technology on selected Hyundai Motor Group vehicles. The automakers will embed electricity-generating solar panels into the roof or hood of its vehicles.

FutureCar Staff 2018-10-31 17:18 PT

EVgo to Add 100’s More Public DC Fast Chargers in California by the End of 2018

EVgo to Add 100’s More Public DC Fast Chargers in California by the End of 2018

EVgo, which operates the largest public fast charging network in the U.S., announced that it has accelerated construction of EV chargers and will add hundreds more DC fast chargers this year in California alone. The state of California accounts for over half of all electric vehicle sales in the U.S.

Eric Walz2018-09-21 11:33 PT

Nissan & EVgo Open 'I-95 Fast Charging ARC' Connecting Boston and Washington DC

Nissan & EVgo Open 'I-95 Fast Charging ARC' Connecting Boston and Washington DC

A partnership between Nissan Motor Co and EVgo has made traveling between Boston and Washington DC, one of the busiest traffic corridors in the U.S., a little easier. Nissan and EVgo have announced completion of their planned ‘Fast charging ARC’ connecting the cities of Boston and Washington DC.

FutureCar Staff 2018-09-06 17:01 PT

VW Group Canada Forms ‘Electrify Canada’ to Install Ultra-Fast Electric Vehicle Chargers

VW Group Canada Forms ‘Electrify Canada’ to Install Ultra-Fast Electric Vehicle Chargers

Volkswagen Group Canada announced the formation of Electrify Canada, a new company that will build an ultra-fast electric vehicle (EV) direct current (DC) charging network across Canada. The EV chargers will be operational by the second quarter of 2019.

Eric Walz2018-07-20 14:11 PT

EVgo Upgrades Over 20 California EV Charging Stations to Support More Models

EVgo Upgrades Over 20 California EV Charging Stations to Support More Models

EVgo, largest EV charging network in the U.S., continues its expansion to support the adoption of electric vehicles. The company announced today the completion of a two month project to upgrade 21 of its popular fast-charging stations in three key California markets.

Jacky Ho2018-06-14 17:48 PT

California to Spend $768M on Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

California to Spend $768M on Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

In a push to support the adoption of to electric vehicles in California, the state’s utilities will invest nearly $768 million to expand a network of electric vehicle charging stations and build other infrastructure as California looks to have 5 million zero-emission vehicles on the roads by 2030.

Eric Walz2018-06-01 11:12 PT

VW’s Electrify America Selects Suppliers for U.S. EV Chargers

VW’s Electrify America Selects Suppliers for U.S. EV Chargers

Volkswagen AG unit Electrify America said on Tuesday it has selected several suppliers, including Switzerland’s ABB Ltd and South Korea’s Signet EV Inc, to install more than 2,000 high-speed electric vehicle chargers in the United States by the end of 2019.

Eric Walz2018-04-17 15:26 PT

EVgo to Build a Dedicated Fast Charging Network for GM's Maven Unit

EVgo to Build a Dedicated Fast Charging Network for GM's Maven Unit

EVgo, which operates the largest U.S. network of public electric vehicle (EV) DC Fast charging stations, today announced an agreement with Maven, General Motors’ car-sharing platform, to construct a dedicated DC fast charging network available to Maven Gig drivers.

Eric Walz2018-04-12 14:13 PT

With the Mission E, Porsche Looks to Improve EV Charging

With the Mission E, Porsche Looks to Improve EV Charging

As German automaker Porsche prepares to introduce the electric Mission E in 2019, it’s exploring ways to improve its overall EV technology. Uwe Michael, Porsche head of electrics and electronics, talked about the direction of batteries and ways the brand will improve the charging experience on high-performance electrified vehicles of the future.

Eric Walz2018-01-25 09:00 PT

‘DRIVEtheARC’ EV Fast-Charging Corridor Announces Grand Opening In Northern California

‘DRIVEtheARC’ EV Fast-Charging Corridor Announces Grand Opening In Northern California

DRIVEtheARC, a corridor of electric vehicle (EV) fast-charging stations has announced the completion of the chargers' deployment and its official grand opening on the one year anniversary of the project's official launch. The fast charging stations with encourage sustainable, emissions-free travel between two of northern California’s popular weekend destinations, without the ‘range anxiety’ associated with EVs.

Eric Walz2017-11-15 17:10 PT

WiTricity and Texas Instruments Collaborate on Wireless Charging Solution for EVs

WiTricity and Texas Instruments Collaborate on Wireless Charging Solution for EVs

WiTricity, a pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, announced it has collaborated with Texas Instruments (TI) to use automotive-grade semiconductor components in WiTricity’s DRIVE 11 wireless charging systems and reference designs.

Eric Walz2017-11-15 15:42 PT

BMW, Daimler, VW and Ford to Partner on Expansive EV Charging Network in Europe

BMW, Daimler, VW and Ford to Partner on Expansive EV Charging Network in Europe

A group of automakers including Germany’s BMW, Daimler, VW and U.S. based Ford Motor Co. will open ultra-fast electric vehicle charging stations this year and plans a European EV charging network of 400 locations by 2020.

Eric Walz2017-11-03 11:33 PT

Roviero Hopes to Revolutionize EV Charging

Roviero Hopes to Revolutionize EV Charging

Roviero was one of the many promising start-ups in attendance at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco. The company hopes to make it easier for EV owners to charge their vehicles, by using autonomous chargers.

Eric Walz2017-09-18 14:15 PT

 Silicon Valley based ChargePoint has just raised another $24 million

Silicon Valley based ChargePoint has just raised another $24 million

Silicon Valley company ChargePoint, which operates EV charging stations, has just raised another $24 million in venture capital, bringing its total investments to $279 million.

Eric Walz2017-05-17 18:30 PT

Tesla to Build 1,000 New Supercharger Stations in California

Tesla to Build 1,000 New Supercharger Stations in California

Tesla said it will be doubling the Tesla charging network, expanding existing sites so drivers never wait to charge, and increasing its charging locations within city centers, including 1,000 more in California alone.

Eric Walz2017-04-24 18:09 PT