DOE: US plug-in vehicles consumed nearly 2 TWh of electricity in 2017


American drivers are plugging in, and they’re beginning to consume substantial amounts of electricity, according to new figures from the DOE. Plug-in vehicles in the US consumed 1.94 TWh of electricity in 2017 – nearly 100 times more than the measly 0.02 TWh consumed in 2011, says the DOE. Furthermore, the share of consumption from… Read more »

NewMotion expands European footprint, partnering with leasing firm Arval

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Smart charging solution provider NewMotion, which currently has more than 30,000 private charge points across the Netherlands, Germany, France and the UK, is expanding further into Europe in a new partnership with vehicle leasing firm Arval. Norway will be the next country to join NewMotion’s empire, followed by another four European countries in the second… Read more »

Electrify America and the City of Sacramento Announce New Zero-Emissions Car Sharing Programs, Zero-Emissions Shuttle Bus Routes and EV Charging Infrastructure

Electrify America and the City of Sacramento announced new projects that will increase access to zero-emissions vehicles (ZEV) in the Sacramento region, expand ZEV technology use, and prepare the City for future electric vehicle adoption. The projects …