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Google Maps will now show real-time availability of electric vehicle charging stations

Google will now show electric vehicle (EV) drivers real-time availability of charging stations directly inside Google Maps. The move comes six months after the internet giant announced it was going to begin displaying EV charging stations from Tesla, Chargepoint, Chargemaster, and more inside its omnipresent mapping app. From today in the U.S. and U.K. — […]

EV Connect Launches Certification Program for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

EV Connect recently announced the launch of its EV Charge Station (EVCS) Certification Program for electric vehicle charging station manufacturers. EV Connect developed the certification program to allow manufacturers to remotely self-certify and complete the vast majority of steps required to ensure that their EV charge stations seamlessly accommodate the most common driver, network operator and utility use […]

Shared mobility, choosing right vehicle segment can ensure success of EVs in India: Ola

New Delhi: Commercial and public transport systems have “more compelling economics” of using electric vehicles (EVs) over private cars, given the low operating costs of these environment-friendly vehicles, a report by Ola Mobility Institute (OMI) Tuesday said. New Delhi: Commercial and public transport systems have “more compelling economics” of using electric vehicles (EVs) over private […]

ICEholes beware: Colorado is considering parking fines for blocking electric-vehicle charging stations

“I would never park my car at a gas station and walk away. That’s essentially what they’re doing,” said Margaret-Ann Leavitt, with National Car Charging in Denver. As any thoughtful electric-vehicle driver needs to do, Sean Mitchell plotted the stops on his road trip to Los Angeles before leaving home last month. He didn’t want […]

China’s Electric Buses Save More Diesel Than All Electric Cars Combined

Tesla and other electric cars are great for the environment. However, they pale in comparison to electric buses. According to a report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), electric buses will save an astounding 270,000 barrels of diesel demand in 2019—every single day. The vast majority of electric buses are found in China, where many mega-cities are closing in on 100 […]