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Electric Car Charging Habits & Values — Tesla Superchargers Big Trump Card

Following our articles on 1) battery preferences of electric car drivers & likely buyers and 2) range requirements + hypothetical range–price tradeoffs, in our 9th article pulled from Electric Cars: What Early Adopters & First Followers Want — a new report from CleanTechnica, EV Obsession, and GAS2 — the topic is charging, charging, charging. The other side of the range coin is charging. With inductive, wireless charging […]

January 31st

Hyundai America Partnering With AeroVironment To Offer EV Charging Stations For 2016 Sonata PHEV

As part of the support push for the all-new 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid, Hyundai Motor America has partnered with AeroVironment in order to give buyers the option of bringing home an electric vehicle charging station as well, according to recent reports. The partnership means that Hyundai is now the 7th plug-in electric vehicle (EV) […]

November 28th

Electric Car Charging 101 — Types of Charging, Charging Networks, Apps, & More!

There’s no doubt about it — electric car charging is different from fueling a car with gasoline. On the whole, it’s much more convenient to charge an electric car — you get home, you spend 2–3 seconds plugging in, you go on with your day or night, and you spend 2–3 seconds unplugging when you are […]

September 10th

Fiat Selects AeroVironment For Home EV Charging Partnership For Fiat 500e Owners

For Fiat 500e owners who decide to purchase a home EV charger (faster than their own electrical outlets) when they purchase the 500e, they will apparently be getting an AeroVironment charger. AeroVironment is happy to note that this is the 5th major car manufacturer to choose it for such a partnership. AeroVironment claims that its charger “will charge the Fiat […]

August 22nd

Nissan Unveils 100+ New EV Quick Chargers At Nissan Leaf Dealerships (+ LA Nissan Leaf Quick Charger Video)

First of all, a reader recently dropped us a cool video about LA’s recently installed Nissan Leaf fast charger (aka quick charger). I’m featuring that above (check out more Nissan Leaf and EV videos on Kelly R. Olsen’s EV channel). And it’s certainly a good match for Nissan’s big news yesterday, which is that it […]

July 9th

New Easy-to-Install & Movable Home EV Charging Station

AeroVironment today announced a new, home EV charging station that is both easy to install and movable (picture below). This new “EVSE-RS Plug-In” is actually an expansion of the company’s popular EVSE-RS home charging product line. The EV charging station is for a 240-volt outlet — it can just plug right into one. So, absolutely no need […]

October 15th