Electrify America’s high-powered EV charging stations are back online

Electrify America has restored its full network of electric vehicle charging stations after a partial outage. It took most of its high-powered (150 kW and 350 kW) chargers offline Friday after supplier Huber+Suhner identified a “safety issue” linked to liquid-cooled charging cables. “The recommendation from Huber+Suhner came following an isolated event experienced at a private […]

Tesla sells a new wall charger, Maryland backs away from big EV charging program

Enlarge / New Tesla wall charger. (credit: Tesla) This week, Tesla introduced a new wall charger that can plug directly into a NEMA 14-50 standard American wall outlet. The new wall charger is similar to the company’s second-generation mobile wall connector but with the ability to provide 40 amps (9.6kW) to long-range Model S, X, […]

Habs' Paul Byron to have NHL hearing for charging against Panthers' Weegar

Paul Byron's availability for the Montreal Canadiens' visit to Columbus on Friday is up in the air following a hit on Tuesday night that caught the eye of the National Hockey League. The veteran forward will have a telephone hearing with the league Wednesday to discuss his charging penalty against Florida Panthers defenceman MacKenzie Weegar […]

A London Theater is Charging Up to $52 For Movie Tickets

In the heart of London, the flagship Odeon theater in Leicester Square has been closed for eleven months as it underwent a massive, multi-million dollar renovation. It’s finally set to re-open later this month, but some moviegoers are balking at the ticket prices: the theater has announced it will potentially charge over £40 (approximately $ 52) […]

This Italian Town Has Started Charging People to Enter Its Historic Center

This Italian Town Has Started Charging People to Enter Its Historic Center Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This […]

Google Maps adds EV charging station info

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Green,Tesla,Smartphone,Technology,Electric It will tell you where and what types of ports. Continue reading Google Maps adds EV charging station info Google Maps adds EV charging station info originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:45:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email […]

Wireless charging: Are we doing this or not?

The world is going increasingly wireless, with hardware manufacturers left and right eschewing physical ports and cables for digital handshakes and gigahertz connections. Just look at Apple’s infamous headphone jack-eliminating AirPods, for example. However, one plug that device makers have continually struggled to remove is the one that supplies the gadget with power. The era […]

VW’s Electrify America Plots Second Batch of EV Charging Stations, Plug-in Propaganda

Volkswagen’s court-mandated subsidiary, Electrify America, has announced its second investment of $ 200 million into the nation’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure, and not a moment too soon. Plug-in car sales in the United States have already surpassed last year’s record of nearly 200,000 deliveries, thanks to Tesla’s rollout of the Model 3, and we’ve still got […]