Japanese Automakers Join to Build EV Charging Stations

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Japanese Automakers Join to Build EV Charging Stations
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In an effort to help boost electric vehicle sales, Japanese automakers have teamed up to increase the number of charging stations in Japan.  Continue Reading...

Ford, GM Promoting Workplace EV Charging

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Ford, GM Promoting Workplace EV Charging
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Ford, General Motors, Chrysler, Nissan, and Tesla are among 13 companies joining together as founding Partners of the Department of Energy’s Workplace Charging Challenge. Continue Reading...

Coast to Coast Interstate EV Charging Stations Underway

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Coast to Coast Interstate EV Charging Stations Underway
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Based out of Arizona, GoE3 has announced its plans to create the first network of coast-to-coast Level two and three charging stations to make interstate travel a reality for EV owners. GoE3 hopes to place charging stations at 50 to 75 mile intervals across the I-10, I-20, I-40, and I-70 freeways with the first stations… Continue Reading...

West Coast Freeway Earns Electric Highway Nickname

West Coast Freeway Earns Electric Highway Nickname
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Back in 2009, California, Oregon, and Washington made a decision to start turning a portion of the I-5 freeway into an Electric Highway. Hoping to address the limited range of an electric vehicle, the states lined a 160-mile stretch on the West Coast freeway with eight charging stations. Each station is spaced out 25 miles… Continue Reading...

Government To Remove Tax Deduction For Vehicle Charging Stations In 2012

Government To Remove Tax Deduction For Vehicle Charging Stations In 2012
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The struggles of the electric car are well documented, and it appears that the struggle is not going away anytime soon. According to the latest news, the Federal Government will pull its funding to ease the cost of buying an electric vehicle charger. Up until now, the Fed’s have been discounting these units as an… Continue Reading...

Kohl’s Department Stores Add EV Charging Stations To 33 Locations

Kohl’s Department Stores Add EV Charging Stations To 33 Locations
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Following in IKEA’s eco-footsteps, Kolh’s is the latest store to add EV charging stations in its parking lots. The department store will be adding electric vehicle charging stations to 33 Kohl’s locations throughout the U.S. Each of the stores will be setting aside one to four spots for EV drivers to recharge while they shop… Continue Reading...

IKEA Adds EV Charging Stations At Its San Diego Location

IKEA Adds EV Charging Stations At Its San Diego Location
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Here’s one more reason why it’s great to go to IKEA – the store has installed three Blink Pedestal electric vehicle charging stations at its San Diego, California store. IKEA is on a mission to be green, and the Swedish retail empire has partnered up with ECOtality, a company that specializes in electric transportation and… Continue Reading...

Nissan Testing New Solar Powered EV Charging System

Nissan Testing New Solar Powered EV Charging System
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Do you feel that your electric vehicle isn’t clean enough because it uses power from the grid to charge up your car, and the grid could be run on fossil fuels? To make your green motoring even greener, Nissan and 4R Energy has teamed up to develop a new EV charging system, that makes use… Continue Reading...

Google Maps Now Includes EV Charging Station Locations

Google Maps Now Includes EV Charging Station Locations
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For electric car owners, finding a place to plug-in when you’re on the road can be a challenge. Sure you can just ‘borrow’ some energy by unplugging the Coke machine at your local gas station, but those standard output outlets can take eight hours to get your car fully juiced. Being the forward-thinking company that… Continue Reading...