EV charging

Tesla still plans to build 1,800-mile charging corridor for semi trucks despite Biden funding snub

Tesla is pushing forward with a plan to build an electric big rig charging corridor stretching from Texas to California, despite being snubbed by a lucrative federal funding program that’s part

FLO is improving EV charging infrastructure

Founded by Louis Tremblay, FLO is looking to build robust EV charging infrastructure that will create a reliable web for drivers to get to where they need to go.

Voltpost wants to bring curbside EV charging to a lamppost near you

The New York City-based startup has been working on a product that retrofits existing street lampposts to enable EV charging.

Guided Energy helps EV fleet managers optimize battery charging

Imagine you work for a car rental agency or a package delivery company and you’re in charge of a fleet of vehicles. If you’re switching to EV vehicles, it becomes more complex to manage your vehic

India’s Uber-rival BluSmart pumps up EV charging with $25M investment

BluSmart, an Indian ride-hailing startup that competes with Uber and homegrown rival Ola with its all-electric fleet, is looking to boost its battery charging infrastructure as the South Asian nation

EV charging startup Electra secures $330 million

It’s not often that you see a $300 million+ Series B round that is entirely in equity. And yet, Paris-based startup Electra just raised a $330 million (€304 million) Series B round. Electra is an

Hertz is selling its EVs because it botched the rollout for ride-share drivers

Hertz said in an SEC filing that it would be selling 20,000 of its EVs and replacing them with fossil fuel-powered vehicles.

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.

Electric vehicle charging startup EVCS is raising $20M

If successful, the new round could be a step up from the $18.8M Series A EVCS raised in July 2022. But it could also represent a tempering of expectations.

Volkswagen, Porsche, Audi to adopt Tesla’s charging standard

The Volkswagen Group is the latest automaker to announce it will adopt Tesla’s so-called North American Charging Standard (NACS), marking one of the last major automakers to embrace what is now the

Revel ends moped sharing, focuses on EV charging and ride-hail

Electric mobility startup Revel is officially shutting down its shared moped business in New York City and San Francisco, according to a company-wide email that CEO and co-founder Frank Reig sent Frid

Subaru follows Toyota in adopting Tesla’s charging standard

Subaru wants in on Tesla’s Superchargers. On Wednesday, the Japanese automaker said its electric vehicles will adopt Tesla’s charging port starting in 2025. The move ensures Subaru’s

Toyota hops on Tesla’s EV charging standard, leaving Stellantis and VW as holdouts

Another day, another convert: Toyota and Lexus electric vehicles will adopt Tesla’s chargers starting in 2025, Toyota said this week.   The top automaker by global sales, Toyota is the latest

EVPassport scored $200M to build out its app-less charging infrastructure

Charging infrastructure startup EVPassport says its charging stations are designed to pass the grandma test. “When you arrive, you don’t need to download an app. You just scan a QR code and it int

All eyes on VW after Hyundai, Kia adopt Tesla charging standard

Hyundai and Kia have finally announced their plans to adopt Tesla’s North American Charging Standard (NACS) ports for their electric vehicles in the U.S. and Canada, joining the swells of automa

Honda confirms it will use Tesla’s EV charging port from 2025

Honda has confirmed it’ll be the latest automaker to adopt Tesla’s charger standard, otherwise known as the North American Charging Standard (NACS), which the latter automaker made an offi

SpaceX alums say they’ll bring rocket reliability to EV charging

Electric Era says it cracked the code for fast and reliable electric-vehicle charging stations that can go wherever they’re needed. Founded by former SpaceX engineers, the startup just announced

Can we trust automakers to build an EV charging network that rivals Tesla’s Supercharger?

Seven major automakers are working on a new EV charging network. It looks promising, but there are plenty of reasons to remain skeptical.

EV.energy snags $33M Series B to help utilities save billions on grid upgrades

Too many EVs charging at once could crush the grid, something EV.energy's demand management software seeks to avoid.

Voltpost raises $3.6M seed round to bring EV charging to the curbside

Cities can retrofit streetlight lampposts to accommodate EV chargers. Voltpost is hoping it has an edge in a crowded market.
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