General Motors is Building a Coast-to-Coast DC Fast EV Charging Network in the U.S. in a New Partnership with Travel Center Operator Pilot Company
General Motors announced a new partnership with Pilot Company, a leading operator of gas stations and truck stops in the U.S. The two companies are collaborating on a nationwide DC electric vehicle fast charging network that will be installed, operated and maintained by EV charging provider EVgo.
FutureCar Staff 2022-08-20 14:10 PT
Electric Truck Maker Rivian Opens the First Fast Chargers in Colorado for its Nationwide ‘Adventure Network’
Electric truck maker Rivian has opened the first three fast charging sites this week in Colorado and California that will be part of its nationwide "Rivian Adventure Network". The Level 3 DC fast charging sites will initially provide over 200 kilowatts of power, allowing Rivian drivers to add as much as 140 miles of range in just 20 minutes.
Eric Walz2022-08-03 16:15 PT
EV Charging Provider ChargePoint Plans to Build an ‘Electric Ecosystem’ for Battery-Powered, Autonomous Trucks
Electric vehicle charging provider ChargePoint announced a new partnership with autonomous truck developer Gatik with the goal of developing what it calls an “electric ecosystem” for autonomous vehicles for the business-to-business, short haul logistics sector. The goal is to improve operational efficiency for ChargePoint and Gatik’s customers across North America by providing convenient charging options for fleets of electric box trucks.
Eric Walz2022-05-04 08:30 PT
Ford Pro Launches Six New Chargers for Commercial EVs
The six new chargers include scalable Level 2 AC and Level 3 DC fast chargers that range from 11.5-kW to 180-kW.
Vineeth Joel Patel2022-04-18 06:00 PT
BMW is Offering New EV Customers 2 Years of Free Charging From Electrify America
Automaker BMW announced a new partnership with EV charging provider Electrify America to provide two years of complimentary charging sessions at more than 3,000 charging locations across the U.S. to buyers of BMW’s new electric vehicles. The free EV charging program will launch with the sale of BMW’s all-new iX xDrive50, BMW i4 eDrive40 and BMW i4 M50.
Eric Walz2022-03-13 10:00 PT
Audi Opens High-End Charging Hub for Its Upscale EVs
The new pilot program will first become available in Nuremberg, Germany before the end of the year and marks the future of charging for EV owners.
Vineeth Joel Patel2022-02-01 07:45 PT
Polestar is Offering Two Years of Free DC-Fast Charging From Electrify America to Polestar 2 Drivers
Polestar, the electric-performance brand operated by Volvo Cars and its parent company Geely, is teaming up with EV charging operator Electrify America to offer Polestar 2 drivers two years of free DC fast charging sessions. The free charging offer is being provided to all Polestar 2 drivers, even those that have already purchased their vehicles or are still waiting to take delivery.
Eric Walz2021-11-27 14:00 PT
Aviation Startup Lilium and ABB Announce Plans to Build a MegaWatt eVTOL Charging Network
To support its fleet of eVTOL aircraft and a regional high-speed air network, aviation startup Lilium is teaming up with Swiss technology company ABB to build out a charging network for the its veriports. The locations for the network will be in Florida, Brazil and Germany where Lilium plans to launch its air taxi service.
Eric Walz2021-11-19 06:30 PT
Swiss Technology Company ABB Unveils the ‘Terra 360’, the World's Most Powerful EV Charger
Swiss technology company ABB unveiled its latest EV charger on Thursday called the “Terra 360”, which can add 60 miles of range in just three minutes. ABB says it's the world’s most powerful EV charger, delivering charging rates up to 360 kW.
FutureCar Staff 2021-11-06 11:00 PT
Electrify America Adds Smartphone Compatibility To Help EV Owners Find Chargers
Finding a charger is still a problem for a lot of EV owners, but Electrify America is looking to change that by adding Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-10-05 08:00 PT
J.D. Power Public Electric Charging Study Finds Tesla Comes Out on Top
While electric vehicle owners turn to personal chargers at their place of residence as their primary method of charging their EV, Tesla ranks as the best Level 2 and DC fast charger operator in a new study conducted by J.D. Power.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-09-27 07:30 PT
Tesla Plans to Let Other EVs Use its Superchargers
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has hinted at the prospect of letting non-Tesla electric vehicles use the automaker’s Supercharger network for years, but it sounds like it’s officially happening before the end of 2021.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-08-30 06:55 PT
Daimler, Volvo & Traton Plan a $600 Million EV Charging Joint Venture for Commercial Trucks in Europe
Major commercial truck manufacturers Daimler, Volvo, and Volkswagen truck unit Traton have announced plans for a EV charging joint venture to support the rollout of battery powered trucks throughout Europe. The charging network of the three parties will be open and accessible to all commercial vehicles in Europe, regardless of brand.
Eric Walz2021-08-11 07:45 PT
Volvo to Offer Preferred Charging Rates For its Electric Vehicle Customers in Europe Starting July 1
Drivers of Volvo’s new fully-electric Recharge family of vehicles in Europe, including the XC40 and C40, are getting a great deal on charging beginning July 1 from Volvo’s charging partner Plugsurfing, which is Europe’s largest EV charging platform.
FutureCar Staff 2021-07-17 14:15 PT
General Motors Announces ‘Ultium Charge 360’ a Nationwide EV Charging Network Designed for Convenience
General Motors announced a new charging network called "Utium Charge 360", which is designed to make it easier for customers to charge their electric GM vehicles. Ultium Charge 360 integrates charging networks, GM vehicle mobile apps, and other products and services to simplify the overall charging experience for GM's future electric vehicle owners.
FutureCar Staff 2021-06-04 17:00 PT
Electric-Performance Brand Polestar Announces EV Charging Partnership with ChargePoint
Polestar Cars, the new electric brand jointly owned by Swedish automaker Volvo Cars and Chinese automaker Geely, announced a partnership with EV charging provider ChargePoint that will give Polestar drivers access to ChargePoint’s embedded charging app right from the vehicle’s Android-powered infotainment system. The Polestar 2 is the world's first production vehicle to come with Google's Android Automotive OS built-in.
FutureCar Staff 2021-04-15 14:00 PT
Car Batteries Lagging Behind Fast Car Chargers
Automakers may finally be packing more range into electric vehicles, but battery technology in cars is still well behind what modern fast chargers are capable of.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-05-21 10:40 PT
Porsche Introduces Digital Charging Service Before Taycan Launch
With new electric vehicles on the horizon, Porsche has introduced an app that helps owners find a charger in their vicinity and pay for it all from one place.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-07-24 15:00 PT
UK's Highest Powered EV Chargers to be Installed This Year
One of obstacles for the widespread adoption of electric vehicles is having a robust charging infrastructure. EV owners want convenient, quick high-powered charging stations where they normally drive. Now, UK company Pod Point is stepping up to fulfill this need and contribute to the mass-adoption of electric vehicles.
Eric Walz2018-04-01 14:39 PT
Researchers at South Korea's Chung-Ang University Develop a ‘Meta-Reinforcement' Machine Learning Algorithm for Traffic Lights to Improve Vehicle Throughput
Eric WalzDec 22, 2022 2:30 PM PT
Zeekr's New 009 Electric Passenger Van is the World's First EV to Feature CATL's Advanced ‘Qilin' Battery With a Range of 510 Miles
Eric WalzDec 19, 2022 1:45 PM PT
Hyundai Gets Serious About Electric Performance Cars, Shows off Two Concepts
Vineeth Joel PatelDec 17, 2022 6:15 AM PT