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EV fast-charging networks face a challenging 2024

The EV world, from a charging perspective, was previously split in two. There was Tesla and then there was everyone else.

Honda forms largest EV partner network in the US despite not yet selling an EV in the country

Honda is touting today that drivers of its EVs will soon have access to the most charging locations in America. This is thanks to just-announced agreements with EVgo and Electrify America, two of the

Electrify America–backed 75MW solar farm kicks off operations

Electrify America, the EV charging company created by Volkswagen in the aftermath of its diesel emissions scandal, said on Tuesday that a new, 75 megawatt solar farm in Southern California is now up a

Seven things every EV fast-charging network needs

From more chargers to improved reliability and apps, consider this a bill of rights for EV drivers who need to fast charge.

VW subsidiary Electrify America to add Tesla connectors to EV charging network

Electrify America has become the latest company to align itself with Tesla’s EV charging standard. The company, which was created as part of a settlement of the Volkswagen diesel emission scanda

GM and EVgo to build fast-chargers at Pilot Flying J gas stations

General Motors is teaming up with Pilot Flying J to build a national fast-charge network for EVs. The partnership between GM and Pilot will help accelerate EV sales by filling in gaps along the chargi

EV charging sucks because it hasn’t found the right business model

No single business model dominates the EV charging market, which has left plenty of opportunities for founders and investors alike.

Volkswagen, Siemens invest $450M into Electrify America in EV charging push

Volkswagen Group subsidiary Electrify America said Tuesday it raised $450 million in a deal that includes its first external investor as it aims to accelerate its rollout of ultra-fast charging statio

Can VinFast make EV battery subscriptions a thing?

At the New York International Auto Show on Wednesday, Vietnamese automaker VinFast revealed battery subscription prices for the two electric SUVs it aims to sell in the U.S. market by the end of the y

2022 Porsche Taycan GTS Sport Turismo delivers power and performance in a wagon

All good things come to those who wait, and Porsche has reserved the most powerful version of its all-electric Taycan for last: the 2022 Porsche Taycan GTS and the wagon-style Taycan GTS Sport Turismo

Electrify America to double number of EV chargers as wave of electric vehicles come to market

Electrify America, the entity set up by Volkswagen as part of its settlement with U.S. regulators over its diesel emissions cheating scandal, said it will double the number of its electric vehicle fas

Polestar, ChargePoint introduce seamless charging in new partnership

A new alliance between Swedish electric performance automaker Polestar and EV infrastructure startup ChargePoint takes aim at the charging experience with the debut of an in-car app that will let cust

ChargeLab raises seed capital to be the software provider powering EV charging infrastructure

As money floods into the electric vehicle market a number of small companies are trying to stake their claim as the go-to provider of charging infrastructure. These companies are developing proprietar

Who will own the future of transportation?

Autonomous vehicles are often painted as a utopian-like technology that will transform parking lots into parks and eliminate traffic fatalities — a number that reached 1.35 million globally in 2018.

Shell’s first Greenlots electric vehicle fast charger lands in Singapore

Royal Dutch Shell, the energy giant known for its fossil fuel production and hundreds of Shell gas stations, is creeping into the electric vehicle-power business. The company’s first DC fast cha

An autonomous robot EV charger is coming to San Francisco

Electric-vehicle chargers today are designed for human drivers. Electrify America and San Francisco-based startup Stable are preparing for the day when humans are no longer behind the wheel. Electrify

Charging an electric car in America is about to get a little less painful

As electric vehicle charging infrastructure grows, a nagging complexity has popped up. Each electric vehicle charging networks has its own system with memberships. For an EV owner, that translates int

VW’s Electrify America will use Tesla battery packs to lower charging costs

Electrify America, the entity set up by Volkswagen as part of its settlement with U.S. regulators over its diesel emissions cheating scandal, plans to install Tesla Powerpack battery systems at more