charging station

  • Used BMW i batteries store solar power at home

    Used BMW i batteries store solar power at home

    BMW i joins Tesla and Mercedes-Benz in bringing energy storage home with its new system, which has yet to be given a catchy name. The system uses new or used batteries from the BMW i3 electric car to store power from solar panels for later use. It integrates with the charging station users are likely to have in the garage, so the stored energy from the sun can power your i3… Read More

  • Gogoro’s Compact New Electric Scooter Charging Stations Can Be Installed Inside Homes And Stores

    Gogoro’s Compact New Electric Scooter Charging Stations Can Be Installed Inside Homes And Stores

    Electric vehicles may be the future of transportation, but they can travel only as far as there are places to charge them. Often called the “Tesla of scooters,” Taiwanese startup Gogoro is known for its sleek, battery-powered two wheelers. Gogoro has launched in Taipei City, where it is based, and Amsterdam so far. In Taipei City, backing from the government has helped it build… Read More

  • Recargo App Helps Electric Vehicle Drivers Find And Review Charging Stations

    Another app to help electric vehicle (EV) drivers find a place to power up? Yep. This one, Recargo, was made by the founder of Dictionary.com, Brian Kariger, and launched stealthily in July last 2010. So far, the app has attracted hundreds of users, Kariger told TechCrunch. The company added new features and is pushing for wider adoption today, with a version 1.5 release. New features on… Read More

  • NY, NJ Parking Lots Sign Up to Charge Electric Vehicles

    The Car Charging Group, Inc. (CCGI) this weekend announced a partnership with LAZ Parking in New York and New Jersey to begin outfitting its facilities with smart, electric vehicle charging stations. The Miami-based CCGI installs and maintains electric vehicle charging stations in government-owned lots, and at commercial sites like shopping malls, hotels, stadiums and corporate parking garages. Read More

  • All these chargers are driving me crazy

    One of the drawbacks of technology is with each new piece of gear, you get a new charger. After awhile you find every outlet in your house is filled with chargers and adapters. I don’t know about you, but this drives me crazy. When I want to charge something I have to remember where I put the damn charger, and then find a place to plug it in. Lucky for me, Make Magazine found someone… Read More

  • Four pack Wiimote charging station on its way

    Invite your friends over for some quality casual gaming with no worries about your Wiimote losing its charge. The Wii is a shared adventure, all the ads tell us so. As such, it seems even the peripherals come as a community. This 4X Quad Charge Station from Penguin will be priced at $44.99 and be capable of charging – you guessed it – four Wiimotes at the same time. Handy little… Read More

  • The young, the aged to use Samsung charging stations


    Two ladies lookin’ to get their charge on. Samsung is pleased to announce the addition of charging stations in the LaGuardia and Orlando Airports and what better way to show off their huge, penis-shaped chargers than by featuring underaged girls and their grandmother rocking out to some free power, straight outta Seoul.
    “At Orlando International Airport we continue to look for… Read More