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Solar electric Car charging Station
June 16, 2020

Solar electric Car charging Station

Since one of the reasons you invested in an EV or PEV was to give fossil fuels the boot, the last thing you’ll want is to continue powering it with dirty fossil fuel and nuclear-made electricity—common grid sources in nearly all parts of the United States. How about a PV system to charge your EV or PEV? The type and size of PV system that can provide charging…

Seattle electric Car charging stations
May 27, 2020

Seattle electric Car charging stations

Seattle, also known as Emerald City, is a port city where activities are never lacking in its dynamic downtown. As it borders the Pacific Ocean, 90% of their electricity is derived from hydropower, putting mass electrification of transportation and the development of the charging infrastructure on the agenda. Downtown has a strong concentration of level 2 charging…

Fast charging stations electric Cars
May 7, 2020

Fast charging stations electric Cars

EVgo wrote in a press release: “The new chargers being installed are seven times faster than any fast chargers currently available and represent a new level of convenience for EV charging.” I think Tesla would have a problem with this statement since its Superchargers are capable of up to 145 kW – so definitely not “seven times faster than any fast chargers…

Who Makes Chargers Car?
April 17, 2020

Who Makes Chargers Car?

A new “Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill” is being introduced by the government in the UK in the Queen’s Speech. It includes some interesting measures, including mandatory installations of electric car chargers at motorway services and gas stations. Similar initiatives have been proposed elsewhere, like in Russia, while gas stations have also started adding…

Electrical Car charging Station
March 8, 2020

Electrical Car charging Station

A Volkswagen s logo is seen on a wheel of a car at a used car dealership in Seoul, South Korea, October 2, 2015. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji California legislators on Thursday tightened rules requiring Volkswagen to spend a portion of clean car infrastructure funds in disadvantaged communities, passing a bill as part of a budget package agreed with Governor Jerry Brown…

Electric Car charging UK
February 17, 2020

Electric Car charging UK

An electric car is charged on a London street. Photograph: Miles Willis/Getty Images for Go Ultra Low SSE trials ‘demand-side response’ where vehicles start charging a few hours after being plugged in, when demand is lower Electric cars are putting increasing pressure on the UK’s power grids, making it vital they are recharged at the right time of day, a minister…

How to Find electric Car charging Station?
January 28, 2020

How to Find electric Car charging Station?

The majority of your charging takes place at home over-night when it is most convenient and the cost of electricity is lowest. Many businesses and work places are installing charging stations for employee and/or customer use throughout the day. The time it takes to fully charge is based on the level, or speed, of charging. Keep in mind that you do not need a…

Where Can you Charge electric Cars?
January 8, 2020

Where Can you Charge electric Cars?

As electric cars become more and more common, and as their batteries can hold more and more energy to allow for a range comparable to that of a gasoline car, the main obstacle remains: how to charge the batteries as fast as you can fill in your gas tank. A survey of electric car chargers showed that the sub-compact Nissan Leaf will fill the batteries at a rate…

Where do you Charge your electric Car?
December 19, 2019

Where do you Charge your electric Car?

Hello, and welcome to our latest round of Ask Doug,your favorite weekly feature where you ask Doug various automotive-related questions, and Doug spends roughly 45 seconds on Google trying to find the answer before presenting it to you as if he knew it all along. If you d like to be a part of Ask Doug,you can be! Just write me a message on my Facebook page…

Outlet for Car Charger
October 20, 2019

Outlet for Car Charger

Cigarette lighters have become the de facto 12V sockets in cars, boats, and elsewhere. Claire H Cohen Photography The 12V socket, also known variously as a car cigarette lighter or 12V auxiliary power outlet, is the primary method by which power is delivered to portable electronics in cars, trucks, boats, and a handful of other contexts. While these sockets were…

Fast charging stations for electric Cars
August 21, 2019

Fast charging stations for electric Cars

The San Diego Naval Base unveiled on Friday its first so-called DC fast-charging station for electric vehicles, the latest move in a push to green up the regional military’s fleet of light-duty vehicles. Along with the dozens of recently installed chargers around California, officials plan to roll out more than 200 new electric vehicles in coming months on Navy…

Electric Car Distance per Charge
April 12, 2019

Electric Car Distance per Charge

Electric vehicles have come a long way. Back in the early days, consumers tended laugh at the worst EVs on the U.S. market. Once the prize-winning EVs by Tesla appeared, green cars were never the same. As of 2017, you can find Hyundai and BMW officially in the plug-in mix along with Nissan, Tesla, and Detroit. In other words, electric cars are a competitive affair…

Ontario electric Car charging stations
April 8, 2019

Ontario electric Car charging stations

TORONTO – Ontario’s Liberal government will miss its self-imposed deadline of the end of this month to have a network of nearly 500 electric vehicle charging stations up and running. Ministry of Transportation officials say about two-thirds of the stations will be live by Friday. The government made the commitment last year, but has run into a few problems with…

Smart Car miles per Charge
March 19, 2019

Smart Car miles per Charge

Styling The two-seat Smart ForTwo is one of the smallest cars on American roads. Measuring just over 106 inches from tip to tail, and a shade under 62 inches tall and wide, the electric version is small enough to occupy the smallest of spaces, from gaps in busy rush-hour traffic to overcrowded parking lots. When the diminutive Smart ForTwo was first introduced…

Electric Car that recharges itself
March 4, 2019

Electric Car that recharges itself

Tyre manufacturer Goodyear has announced the winner of its first ThinkGoodMobility challenge, a competition which asked millennials to develop innovative ideas to revolutionise future mobility . The challenge was won by Artur Ząbczyk, a student at the Silesian University of Technology in Poland, who created a two-part system called the Management and Recovery…

Portable Charger for electric Car
January 3, 2019

Portable Charger for electric Car

Driving an electric car has a lot of upsides: A quiet, smooth ride. Tons of torque for great acceleration. No gas to buy, access to the HOV lane, and that warm, fuzzy feeling you get knowing you aren’t burning fossil fuels. But charging the damn thing sure can be a pain. If you want to plug in anywhere but your garage, you’ve got to there’s a charger wherever…

Who pays for electric Car charging Station?
December 14, 2018

Who pays for electric Car charging Station?

Story highlights Public stations provide some drivers their only means of charging a car Some stations are free, while others charge about $1 to $2 an hour Drivers say they spend more money at businesses with plug-in stations But the network of public chargers isn t large enough, drivers say Sometimes gawkers stare from the sidewalk. Other times they walk right…

How to Charge hybrid Cars?
October 15, 2018

How to Charge hybrid Cars?

We don’t need to tell you that buying a new a set of wheels can be stressful endeavor. Throw in a monkey wrench like buying a car powered by an unconventional power source you’re unfamiliar with — electricity for example — and you’ve got an ordeal you could probably do without. But with gas prices at or near the $4.00 mark nationwide, now might be the right time…

Public charging Station for electric Cars
September 5, 2018

Public charging Station for electric Cars

LYNWOOD > Alma Martinez stood proudly in a City Hall parking lot Thursday as Southern California Edison workers installed eight new charging ports for electric cars. The Lynwood city manager said the city will be first among the lower-income gateway cities hugging the polluted 710 Freeway corridor to invest in electrified transportation. “We are so outside…

Find charging Station for electric Cars
July 27, 2018

Find charging Station for electric Cars

Remember that time you saw a tesla zooming down Juan B. Justo and Santa Fe? Exactly. You probably haven’t. Although precise figures on exactly how many electric cars there are in Buenos Aires are not available, the number is pretty low compared to countries like Norway where the market share for electric cars is a whopping 37 percent. Apparently those Nordic…

Who Makes electric Car charging Station?
June 17, 2018

Who Makes electric Car charging Station?

According to most green technology experts, the scarcity of convenient public charging stations is one of the largest barriers to widespread adoption of electric cars. Until that problem is solved, early adopters must either plan their routes to overlap with charging stations using an app like PlugShare, or find a way to bring the charging station with them…

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