Hertz partners with BP to place EV chargers

Hertz has partnered with BP to place EV chargers at existing Hertz locations nationally. Hertz announced today that it had entered a Memorandum of Understanding with BP to place the company’s Pulse EV charging stations at Hertz locations. This is part of Hertz’s larger plan to aggressively electrify and offer customers the best electric vehicle […]

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Tesla CCS charging adapter for North America costs $250, allows up to 250 kw for newer models

Tesla last week finally released a “CCS Combo 1” adapter for the North American market that will enable some recent models from the automaker to be charged at up to 250 kw on third-party stations, such as those from Electrify America or EVg…

ABB E-Mobility announces EV charger production in the U.S.

ABB E-Mobility has announced that it will construct another EV charger production facility in South Carolina. As the States and U.S. federal government look to spend billions on new electric vehicle charging infrastructure, more EV chargers are needed than ever before. And to meet this new demand, ABB E-Mobility is constructing a new EV charger […]

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Nissan approves first US bidirectional charger for Leaf, use won’t affect warranty

The Nissan Leaf will finally get bidirectional charging in the United States, and it won’t affect the EV’s warranty, Nissan confirmed this past week. Leaf models have for years had the hardware for bidirectional charging, which allows electric cars to …

Tesla Supercharging time could be cut by 60% with new charging curve tech

Time spent at Tesla Superchargers could be cut by as much as 60% with new charging curve technology. According to New Scientist, research conducted at the Idaho National Laboratory can charge EV batteries from a 0% state of charge to 90% in 10 minutes, equating to a 60% decrease in charging time compared to current […]

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