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Ford Offers Three Years’ Free Charging

November 30, 2015 in Companies, Electric Drive, EVs, EVSE by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

For 2016 C-Max Energy Customers in California and Maryland

Ford is offering three years of free Level 2 charging to customers in California and Maryland who purchase or lease a 2016 C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid electric vehicle.

City of Atlanta Deploying EV Fleet

August 25, 2015 in Electric Drive, EVs, Fleet Order by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘One of the Largest Municipal Fleets of Electric Vehicles in the U.S.’

The City of Atlanta has vowed to deploy “one of the largest municipal fleets of electric vehicles in the United States by the end of 2015” under new legislation approved by the Atlanta City Council. The target is 50 EVs.

NRG EVgo Charging at San Mateo Station

August 5, 2015 in Electric Drive, EVs, EVSE, Infrastructure by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Public DC Fast-Charge ‘Freedom Station’ at CalTrain Stop

The City of San Mateo (south of San Francisco) yesterday inaugurated a “Freedom Station” public electric vehicle charger installation by NRG eVgo at the downtown CalTrain commuter station.

EV drivers will be able “to live completely green by driving to the station on pure electric, taking the train, and then charging up before returning home on pure electric,” states a release.

The new NRG eVgo installation for the City Of San Mateo features both DC fast charge (from ABB) and Level 2 (ChargePoint) equipment.

The new NRG eVgo installation for the City Of San Mateo features both DC fast charge (from ABB) and Level 2 (ChargePoint) equipment.

The station has two Terra 53 DC fast chargers from ABB rated at 50 kilowatts, each with cables with Chademo and SAE Combo connectors, says NRG eVgo. There are also two Level 2 chargers, from ChargePoint.

‘No Cost to the City’

“The City of San Mateo is proud to have entered into this innovative partnership with NRG EVgo to provide this important amenity to downtown San Mateo at no cost to the city,” San Mateo sustainability manager Kathy Kleinbaum said in a release.

“This robust network of charging stations features the fastest public charging available and provides drivers with the confidence needed to purchase an EV and discover an incredible new driving experience,” said NRG eVgo VP Terry O’Day.

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Source: City of San Mateo with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

NRG eVgo Chargers for Sony Pictures

October 17, 2014 in EVs, Infrastructure by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Largest Corporate Installation of EV Charging Stations in Southern California’

NRG eVgo says it’s completed the installation of 60 electric vehicle charging units for Sony Pictures Entertainment, marking the largest such corporate workplace deployment in Southern California.

BMW’s Compact DC Fast-Charger

August 1, 2014 in Electric Drive, EVs, Infrastructure, New Products, Plug-In 2014 by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Multiple Electric Vehicle and ChargePoint Network Compatibility,
A ‘Milestone’ in the Development of DC Fast Charge Infrastructure

BMW has introduced a 24-kilowatt a DC fast charger, developed with Bosch and manufactured by IES in France. The unit is half the size of currently available DC chargers, is compatible with multiple electric vehicles and the ChargePoint network, BMW says, and is “significantly more affordable.”

this item was initially posted immediately prior to Plug-In 2014,
on July 28, and has been revised and re-posted at BMW’s request


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