ChargePoint Inc, one of the world's oldest and largest electric vehicle charging networks, said on Thursday it will go public by merging with Switchback Energy Acquisition Corp in a deal that values the company at $2.4 billion (1.88 billion pounds). The deal is expected to close near the end of the year and the company will be named ChargePoint Holdings Inc. A trading symbol on the New York Stock Exchange has not been identified. Reuters last week reported ChargePoint and Switchback we
A leading electric vehicle charging network and a trade group that represents America's travel plazas and truck stops said on Thursday they plan to leverage $1 billion through public and private funding sources over the next decade to encourage the broader adoption of EVs. Automakers Volkswagen AG, General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co have announced plans to spend billions of dollars over the next several years launching EVs in a bid to directly challenge electric carmaker Tesla Inc,
If you're a member of one network, you can charge with the other.
That's a near fifty-fold increase in the total number of chargers.
The world's biggest charging network is getting bigger.
Travel electrically from Boston to DC or Portland to San Diego.
ChargePoint says it now has 30,000 EV stations on its network. It's only growing, too.
ChargePoint gets another $50 million in funding from Linse Capital to expand its network of 28,000 charging stations.
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.
California funds $1.6 million to Los Angeles for low-income plug-in vehicle carsharing program.
ChargePoint will start offering system customized for apartment and condominium buildings.
ChargePoint takes issue with PG&E's plan to build infrastructure for 25,000 plug-in vehicle recharging stations across California.
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.
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 depl
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. Merc