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EV News Roundup

Sun Feb 25, 2018 5:55 pm

Every week, we're sharing a roundup of EV news, on our blog (http://bit.ly/ChargePointBlog). Whether it’s new models or new places to charge, we want to keep you current with what’s going on in the world of EVs, at ChargePoint and beyond.

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Here's a quick summary for those here in the community, and you'll find the full roundup at the links below.

First up, ChargePoint Highlights...
  • ChargePoint saw 1 million charging sessions a month in 2017, as covered in Green Car Reports. We also took the new Nissan LEAF for a quick test drive. More: http://bit.ly/EvNewsFeb
  • ChargePoint joins the National Resources Defense Council and 40 other organizations in petitioning New York State to accelerate EV promotion. More: http://bit.ly/EvNews23


    In Industry News summary...
    • A new motor design from Toyota reduces use of rare-earth metals
    • Chinese consumers are twice as trusting of self-driving cars as Germans or Americans, reports The Drive.
    • The Chevy Bolt EV is the top “compact green car” according to Consumer Reports.
    • More trips won’t need more oil: “Higher oil demand will be more than offset by increased engine efficiency standards as well as the larger number of EVs and shared traveling,” according to a new BP report covered in Reuters.

You can find the full roundup here: http://bit.ly/EvNews23


We'll update this thread with future roundups, and feel free to join in with other industry news you find. :)
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EV News Roundup 03/04

Sun Mar 04, 2018 5:57 pm

Here's what happened in the world of EVs during the week...

  • [REPORT] Inside EVs reports that ChargePoint stations deliver juice to EVs more than 1 million times per month.

  • Former CEO of the Formula One Group, says Formula 1 should go electric after 2021 regulations.

  • The Hyundai Kona Electric has made its official debut

  • UPS partners with Workhorse to build electric delivery vans for the company’s fleet.

  • The new Jaguar I-Pace EV was revealed this week offering "sustainable sports car performance...”

... and more, over on our weekly EV recap blog!: http://bit.ly/EvNews02




Pictured: UPS Walker Electric Package Car in NYC 1940
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Re: EV News Roundup

Sat Mar 10, 2018 4:58 pm

This week in EV news:
- The Tesla Semi’s first test run transported batteries to Elon’s Gigafactory, and Electrek shows prototypes of a drone/EV hybrid that can handle air or ground transport.

- [REPORT] U.S. brands came in third in terms of global EV sales (from Inside EVs)

- Take a look at the next-generation Formula E electric racecar, which goes 0–60 in 2.7 seconds, with a battery that can last an entire race.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EW0aCIux9Po


Plus, in ChargePoint News:
We celebrated 10 years (!!) of clean transportation work with the California Energy Commission, and our director of utility solutions shares tips on EV program design at PowerForward.


All this and more, in the weekly roundup of EV news! http://bit.ly/EvNews09
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Re: EV News Roundup

Sun Mar 18, 2018 6:24 pm

This week in EV news: http://bit.ly/EvNews16


  • As Tesla announces plans for drive-in movie/restaurants around charging locations, Electrek readers start to plan the menu: $12 Tesla Burger Meal, complete with vegan beef and lettuce (raised at Fremont factory) [link below]
  • Argonne National Laboratory has a new tool for comparing EV options [link below]
  • The Drive determines how Brexit can impact electric vehicles in the UK.
  • CleanTechnica talks to the Electronic Power Research Institute, which says “Local utilities can serve as energy advisors for their customers who are considering electric vehicles, especially around rate plans and behind-the-meter infrastructure requirements needed to support EVs.”
  • Jalopnik rounds up vehicle tax breaks, including a 30% tax credit for installing home charging.
Pictured: suspected Tesla drive-in site
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Plus, these ChargePoint Highlights:

  • The Rochester EV Accelerator project expands its electric vehicle fleet with ChargePoint stations: “Having electric vehicles and access to charging stations improves air quality by making it a more sustainable city... We're making this a more livable sustainable city.”

  • We join other industry experts to share our view of the future at CleanTechnica, with our CEO Pat Romano describing how “the fleetification of everything, coupled with electric drive, will change our lives more than we ever expected.”


As always, find more details on the news above (and the remainder of the weekly roundup), at the link: http://bit.ly/EvNews16
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