Porsche hopes to have at least one 800-volt CCS ultra-fast DC charger at each of its 189 U.S. dealerships as well as a network of at least 300 additional highway corridor chargers by the time the product version of its… Read More ›
Electric vehicle charging
How does 800V charging work?
Porsche has been working on a new all-electric Mission E which will push the boundaries in a big way on ultra-fast charging. The brand aims to be the first production car that will charge at over 200 kilowatts and in order… Read More ›
What happened to ROEV?
It was going to be awesome. No more fumbling around to find the right RFID card out of several in your purse or wallet. No need to even sign up for more than one charging provider account at all. You… Read More ›
Beverly Hills bans PHEVs at city-owned charging stations
Plug-in hybrids like the Chevrolet Volt or Toyota Prius Prime are being prohibited from using the 35 public charging stations owned by the city of Beverly Hills near Los Angeles. The new policy goes into effect Monday on April 2. The… Read More ›
J1772 updated to 400A DC at 1000V
The SAE standards group has officially updated the J1772 standard to change DC Level 2 fast charging from its previous limit of 50-500 volts at 200 amps to 0-1,000 volts at 400 amps. The updated specification was published in October, 2017… Read More ›
EVgo 350 kW station nears completion
What may become the first public 350 kW electric vehicle charging station in the U.S. appears to be nearing completion. Located in the desert town of Baker, California on I-15, it is ideally located for drivers traveling between Los Angeles… Read More ›
“Secret” highway ultra-fast DC charging map revealed
Next summer a new network of ultra-fast electric car chargers is supposed to suddenly appear alongside major US highways. An elusive detailed route map of that system can now be revealed. Shazam! This map, of next summer’s planned Electrify America… Read More ›