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Electrify America and Chargepoint announce interoperability agreement

If you're a member of one network, you can charge with the other

If you're a member of one network, you can charge with the other.

Google Maps adds EV charging station info

It will tell you where and what types of ports

It will tell you where and what types of ports.

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ChargePoint to grow global EV charging network to 2.5 million

That's a near fifty-fold increase in the total number of chargers

That's a near fifty-fold increase in the total number of chargers.

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Target targets 600 EV chargers in 2 years

They'll be located at more than 100 sites in 20 states

Last week, Volkswagen announced its Electrify America would build EV charging stations at over 100 Walmart locations around the country, adding to our needed recharging infrastructure. Today, Target followed suit, saying it will do its own buildout, raising the number of chargers at its properties from 18 to more than 600 parking spaces over the next two years. They'll be located at more than 100 sites in 20 states.

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ChargePoint secures $125M in funding to expand European charging

The company is also taking over GE's charging network.

The world's biggest charging network is getting bigger.

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Volkswagen, BMW, and ChargePoint expand fast-charging network

Tesla's Supercharger network looks to have some competition.

Travel electrically from Boston to DC or Portland to San Diego.

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Number of EV charging stations continues to grow, while gas stations decline

It's all part of a trend.

ChargePoint says it now has 30,000 EV stations on its network. It's only growing, too.

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ChargePoint gets $50M, says 'EVs are the future of the auto industry'

New money puts charging station company's total funding at $164M

ChargePoint gets another $50 million in funding from Linse Capital to expand its network of 28,000 charging stations.

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ROEV lets you use multiple charging networks with one account

Blink, ChargePoint, and EVgo are partnering up with ROEV, a new association that will let you use charging stations on any network with just one card.

Los Angeles plugs EV carsharing into low-income neighborhoods

State Pays To Push Fleet Further Towards Zero Emissions

California funds $1.6 million to Los Angeles for low-income plug-in vehicle carsharing program.

ChargePoint Home coming to Amazon for $499

ChargePoint will start selling a new, low-cost Level 2 home EV charger on Amazon for just $499 later this summer.

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ChargePoint tries new solution to charging EVs at apartments

Charging-Station Maker Touts Potential Draw For Apartment Owners

ChargePoint will start offering system customized for apartment and condominium buildings.

ChargePoint CEO calls PG&E's EV charging station 'monopoly' a bad idea

Charging-Station Builder Says Utility's Infrastructure Plan Creates Monopoly

ChargePoint takes issue with PG&E's plan to build infrastructure for 25,000 plug-in vehicle recharging stations across California.

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BMW, VW partner with ChargePoint for high-speed charging network

BMW and VW will work with ChargePoint to get more DC Fast Chargers up and ready on the East and West coasts of the US. More Level 2 chargers will be available, too.

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UC Davis is most EV-ready campus

Based On Number Of Charging Stations, Anyway

When it comes to deploying electric-vehicle charging stations, University of California Davis is giving it the old college try. The school, located just outside of Sacramento, has 38 plug-in vehicle charging stations on campus, making it the most charging-friendly institution of higher learning in the country. That's according to ChargePoint, which says more than 1,100 on-campus stations have been deployed since the first one was installed at Pasadena City College four short years ago.

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BMW's new i DC Fast Charger will give free juice to i3 drivers

No Cost Charging Until End Of 2015

From solar chargeports to the first SAE Combo Fast Charger, BMW is offering or promoting more charging options for the i3 than most people will know what to do with. This is not a bad thing.

Recharge Wrap-up: Mercedes gets F1 efficiency, EV charging in Vermont, VW e-Golf to use Bosch

Brammo, TEAM Industries To Make Electric Drivertrains Together

Efficiency equals performance, especially in the case of Formula 1 racing. The Mercedes AMC Petronas team points to several key efficiency technologies it uses to get the most out of its cars. And if their utter dominance so far this season is testament to this relationship, perhaps we should pay attention. Mercedes highlights hybrid tech, turbocharging, aerodynamics, lightweight construction, tribology (both in making internal components and lubricants more slippery) and simulation as crucial t

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Nissan's 'No Charge to Charge' is what incentives look like in the EV age [UPDATE]

ChargePoint Is Back On Board With Interoperability Program

Nissan knows that offering free charging can increase Leaf sales, so it only makes sense for them to expand the "No Charge to Charge" program. And that's exactly what happened yesterday.

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Cadillac, Daimler execs take swipes at Tesla

ELR drivers getting access to Chargepoint stations

Despite the financial ties between Daimler and Tesla Motors, at least one Mercedes exec thinks the electric automaker doesn't have a bright future. And over at Cadillac, the message is that Tesla doesn't pose a threat but offers the luxury arm of General Motors more of classroom experience.

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Atlanta, DC are two EV hotspots in patchwork quilt of green car demand

To put a spin on the old Civil War story, Atlanta indeed is burning. But in this case, it's a good thing because the heat is a reference to the city's demand for electric vehicles. Atlanta is where EV demand is growing faster in that city than any other in the US, according to ChargePoint.

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