Tesla Expands Supercharger Locations to East Coast

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Tesla Expands Supercharger Locations to East Coast
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Tesla Motors has launched its first supercharger stations on the East Coast, expanding its network for Tesla Model S owners looking for a quick charge while on the go. Continue Reading...

2012 Ford Focus Electric Road Trip Facebook Game Released

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2012 Ford Focus Electric Road Trip Facebook Game Released
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Ford is introducing its latest social media product, the “Plug N Play in Electric City with the 2012 Focus Electric,” a Facebook-based game, ahead of the official release of the Focus Electric EV. The Facebook game gives users and four of his or her friends the opportunity to create a short virtual trip in the new… Continue Reading...

BMW ActiveE Getting an Electrically Streamlined Home

BMW ActiveE Getting an Electrically Streamlined Home
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Coming to grips with the taxing nature EVs can have on a residential power grid is causing some car companies to explore products more akin to the housing market than the auto industry. BMW is the latest company to announce special plans and research designed to counteract that burden by rethinking how homes use electricity. The German… Continue Reading...

GE Introduces Solar Powered Carport To Electric Cars

GE Introduces Solar Powered Carport To Electric Cars
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GE is introducing a solar powered carport designed for charging electric cars that uses solar panels that produces enough energy every year to power 20 homes with electricity. Rather than a home unit, the carport is intended for public usage, with six charging stations allowing for a total of 13 EVs to be charged each… Continue Reading...

Department Of Energy, Google Maps, Teaming Up To Map EV Charge Stations

Department Of Energy, Google Maps, Teaming Up To Map EV Charge Stations
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Mapping out electric car charging stations onto an open source format like Google Maps seems like something totally self-evident, but the Department of Energy and Google are undertaking an official initiative to overlay EV charge points onto of a mapping application. The project will be known as the GeoEVSE forum, and comprise of a database… Continue Reading...

BP To Install 45 Charging Ports For EVs By March 2011

BP To Install 45 Charging Ports For EVs By March 2011
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BP is set to install charging ports at 45 gas stations across the United States, which will be able to charge a Nissan Leaf or Mitsubishi i-MEiV to 80% capacity in under 30 minutes. The charge stations use 480 volts rather than the 220 volts used in the home charging units. With the lower voltage,… Continue Reading...