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Nissan electric Car charging Station
December 19, 2017

Nissan electric Car charging Station

Our Home Charging Station model EVSE-RS charges your vehicle while you sleep, enjoy a meal, or spend time with your family. Featuring a standardized connector, the EVSE-RS is designed to be compatible with your Nissan LEAF®. EVSE-RS is weatherized for both indoor and outdoor installation in garages, carports or driveways. Nissan Home Charging Welcome to our electric…

Public electric Car charging stations
November 28, 2017

Public electric Car charging stations

PALO ALTO, Calif.—Tim Thomson needed a charge, quickly. With his all-electric Nissan Leaf fast losing battery power and no places to plug in along the highway from Fresno, Calif., to San Francisco, Thompson turned to his iPhone. He pulled up an application called PlugShare that maps charging stations for electric vehicle drivers. A resident in nearby Madera had…

Best Electric Car Accessories
November 26, 2017

Best Electric Car Accessories

Despite the fact that most of the car accessories are suitable both for traditional and electric cars, there are some slight differences. Mainly, these differences are explained by the car structure. So while you can find a plenty of information about car accessories for traditional vehicles, there is nearly no information about accessories for EVs. Nevertheless…

Installing electric Car charging Station
November 8, 2017

Installing electric Car charging Station

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a new electric vehicle campaign that includes the installation of charging stations, incentives for employers to encourage employees to drive electric vehicles and extensive public education and outreach. The increased use of electric vehicles will help the state in achieving its goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions…

Ford Cortina MK3 was one of the most popular and the best selling cars in Britain
October 23, 2017

Ford Cortina MK3 was one of the most popular and the best selling cars in Britain

Do not be surprised if the appearance of this car seems familiar to you. You could well see it in the BBC series Life On Mars and in many other movies, where the action takes place in the seventies. It is no wonder, Ford Cortina MK3 was one of the most popular and the best selling cars in Britain. It was produced from 1970 till 1976 by the unified European…

Use Car Charger in House
October 19, 2017

Use Car Charger in House

Duke Energy, the southeastern utility, has advised 125 customers with electric or hybrid cars to avoid using their home charging stations during the investigation of a fire in Mooresville, N.C., that apparently started near a charging station the company installed. One hundred of its customers in Indiana and 25 in the Carolinas have the same Siemens charging…

Solar panels to Charge electric Car
October 12, 2017

Solar panels to Charge electric Car

Solar panels and electric cars are a match made in heaven ­– when you install a solar energy system on your home, you can use it to both power your home and charge your electric car for emissions-free transportation. The cost of solar is falling rapidly, and companies from Tesla to Nissan are manufacturing electric cars for your daily use. Now, the ability to…

Electric Cars charging Station Cost
September 7, 2017

Electric Cars charging Station Cost

When plug-in electric cars came on the market less than four years ago, the first 240-Volt home charging stations carried four-figure price tags. Now a handful of models cost less than $500-and a fairly high-amperage model is being offered by Home Depot this month for $499 after a special offer. The amperage rating is an important, and sometimes overlooked, specification…

Level 3 Car Charger
August 18, 2017

Level 3 Car Charger

The ChargePoint CT4025 commercial electric vehicle charging station (EVSE) is the right fit for any business to offer convenient, fast, safe and reliable electric car charging to employees, customers and residents. The ChargePoint CT4 series generates revenue, branding and sustainability opportunities while charging popular electric car models including Tesla…

Electric Car solar charging
July 29, 2017

Electric Car solar charging

The first thing Desmond Wheatley tells me about his solar-powered EV car charging system is you don’t need great weather to make it work. “The highest concentration of photovoltaics anywhere in the world is in Germany, ” he says. “The weather is appalling in Germany. Raining, cloudy and gray all the time. And it works very well there.” Cloudy and gray is a good…

Hybrid Cars charging Station
July 13, 2017

Hybrid Cars charging Station

This week Honda’s European division opened what it calls the continent’s most advanced public charging station allowing for fast charging with different types of connectors. The new station in Offenbach, Germany has 940-volt capability with four cars able to charge up to a maximum of 150 kW. Power comes from an overhead carport canopy layered with solar panels…

GE electric Car Charger
April 14, 2017

GE electric Car Charger

Optimistic government officials and automakers want to put millions of electric cars on American roads in the next decade. There are a lot of issues to be solved to make that happen (limited range, insufficient infrastructure, high costs, to name the big three), but if we ever get there, we’ll be faced with a new problem: How to ensure the country’s aging electrical…

Self charging electric Car
January 26, 2017

Self charging electric Car

This an example model 2013 Ford Focus E-Hatch has 6 alternators at 110 Amps high output at 30 Mph and above 6 alternators x 14.5 Volt Output X 110 Amp Alternator = 9570 watts/hr road drag on wheel generator too much incline driving through hills and friction wear on the belts, bearings, pulleys ect. has lets say 1.2 times needed watts = aprox 12, watts. So really…

Home electric Car charging Station
October 22, 2016

Home electric Car charging Station

Because residential charging is convenient and inexpensive, most plug-in electric vehicle (also known as electric cars or EVs) drivers do more than 80% of their charging at home. Charging in a single-family home, usually in a garage, allows you to take advantage of low, stable residential electricity rates. The cost to run your car over the course of a year can…

Electric Charge Car
July 27, 2016

Electric Charge Car

It’s happened to us all before. You touch your car, door knob or even your cat and –ouch! – receive a small electric shock. They may seem to come from nowhere, but these unsettling (though harmless) shocks are all caused by sneaky static electricity. What’s static electricity? Static electricity is produced when two materials rub against each other, causing a…

Electric Car Fast Charger
June 22, 2017

Electric Car Fast Charger

Israeli startup StoreDot s fast-charging battery. Photo courtesy of StoreDot. On Wednesday three-year-old startup StoreDot, said that it s raised $18 million in funding from the investing arm of Korean electronics giant Samsung and Russian investor Roman Abramovich. The company, which has raised $66 million in total, plans to spend the latest investment on getting…

Where are charging stations for electric Cars?
September 28, 2016

Where are charging stations for electric Cars?

Will Shafroth, President of the National Park Foundation plugs in a BMW at a charging station at the Thomas Edison National Historic Park in West Orange. This was the first of 100 charging stations that BMW will install at National Park Service sites. (Larry Higgs | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) The first electric vehicle charging station to be installed by BMW…

Electric Chargers for Cars
March 9, 2017

Electric Chargers for Cars

Programs Below are the programs that New Jersey is currently offering in association with electric vehicles and their charging infrastructure. It Pay$ to Plug In It Pay$ to Plug In: NJ’s Electric Vehicle Workplace Charging Grants Employees spend one-third of their day with their car sitting in the parking lot while working. This makes workplaces ideal locations…

Electric Cars charging points
June 16, 2017

Electric Cars charging points

Nissan predicts the number of public EV charging locations in the UK will grow from 4, 100 to 7, 900 by 2020. Photograph: Kenny Williamson/Alamy Public electric vehicle (EV) charge points will outnumber petrol stations in the UK by the end of the decade, marking a potential tipping point in the adoption of zero emission vehicles. That is the conclusion of a new…

How to Charge your electric Car?
February 23, 2017

How to Charge your electric Car?

Introduction Every month we sell many of our cloud-connected smart charge points across Europe. With electric driving becoming more popular with more people choosing to swap their fuel-hungry car for a cleaner EV, it is also important to know how the charging actually works. How long does a car need to charge fully? And what types of charge points are there?…

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