charging stations

Porsche plans 500 fast-charging stations across US

Porsche is planning a Supercharger-like network of fast-charging stations at dealerships and highway locations across the US. There will be at least 500 by the end of 2019 according to Klaus Zellmer,

Tesla wants to install chargers at the office

Tesla expects to sell 100,000 electric vehicles in 2018. But electric vehicles don’t make much sense unless chargers are easily accessible and convenient. That’s why Tesla is introducing t

Tesla to help build on-site charging stations for its first Semi customers

Tesla is going to be working with its first pilot customers for its all-electric Semi truck to build charging stations at their shipping facilities, Reuters reports. We know relatively little about ho

Carmaker venture for EV fast-charging teams with gas stations in Europe

Automakers are laying the groundwork for a future in which electric cars are omnipresent – and at least as common a sight on roadways as traditional gas-powered vehicles. Last month, a group of car

Tesla opens two largest Supercharger stations and a customer lounge

Tesla has opened new Supercharger stations in California, the largest it has built to date. These are a new kind of Supercharger for the automaker, with not only the most stalls of any Supercharger st

As electric vehicles make a move to the mainstream, utilities are taking notice

In a move highlighting the growing importance of electric charging stations to utilities, Italian power giant Enel has bought a small, fast-growing California developer of charging stations and power

Tesla files patent for mobile battery swapping rig

Tesla is still exploring options to make swapping vehicle battery packs easier and faster. This patent filed in May reveals one option that would allow technicians to change out packs in less than 15

ChargePoint takes over GE charging stations

ChargePoint announced that it will become the exclusive operator of all of GE‘s electric charging stations, which means nearly 10,000 places to plug in will be transferred to the new company&#82

Qualcomm demonstrates driving while charging

Qualcomm Technologies has been working on a wireless charging system for electric vehicles called Halo. Now it’s taken the idea a step further — a Halo on the go, if you will. The dynamic

ChargePoint ups the fast charging ante

On the heels of EVgo‘s announcement that it was breaking ground on its first 350-kW public charger, ChargePoint announced at CES that it has developed what it calls an ultra-fast DC charging sta

How fast is fast charging?

EVgo announced this month that it has broken ground on what will be the first public DC fast charging station, capable of up to 350 kw, in California — more powerful even than current charging c

ChargePoint creates Waitlist for public EV charging

It seems counterintuitive to call a service Waitlist. No one wants to be put on a wait list; we want to just do the thing we came to do. But ChargePoint has, ahem, a point in creating this new feature

Nissan says EV chargers will outnumber gas stations in the UK by 2020

A new study by car maker Nissan predicts the U.K. will have more electric vehicle charging locations than gas stations by 2020. It’s a bold prediction to estimate that EV chargers will outnumber

ChargePoint raises $50 million to charge more cars

ChargePoint announced this month that it had raised $50 million in its latest round of funding, thanks in large part to Linse Capital. That makes a total of $164 million raised from investors like BMW

Is There A Smoother Road To Success For Tesla In China?

Things weren’t looking good for Tesla in China in early 2015. The luxury automaker faced tax breaks that favor domestic manufacturers, complex local license-plate laws and an army of sophisticated d

Coulomb Tweaks Electric Vehicle Chargers For Europe, Ready For Nissan LEAF

<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0004/1892/41892v1-max-250x250.png" class="shot2"></img> <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/coulomb-technologies">Coulomb Technologies<

Kyocera's Solar Cycle Station: Eco-Friendly Stand For Charging E-Bikes

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/kyocera_solar-620x205.jpg" /> Sure, in many cases <a href="http://search.beta.techcrunch.com/query.php?s=electric+bikes">electric bikes<

CHAdeMO: Japan wants to set global standard for electric cars

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/08/imiev.jpg" /> The electric car continues to be a <a href="http://search.beta.techcrunch.com/query.php?s=electric+car">hot topic in Japan