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Honda EVs to charge in 15 minutes starting in 2022

Better batteries will take advantage of quicker chargers.

Honda hasn't chosen its partner to produce next-generation batteries.

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Kia, Hyundai working on wireless charging with Mojo Mobility

Soul EV Can Roam Pacific Northwest With Lots More DC Fast Chargers

Kia will add electric-vehicle charging stations at dealerships throughout Oregon, Washington, Texas, and Georgia as it gets ready to sell more Soul EVs.

BMW readies EV, hydrogen updates for 2015 Detroit Auto Show

ChargeNow, ParkNow And DriveNow Will All See Enhancements

BMW's stand at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show will be the place to go for updates. News about advances in electric vehicle infrastructure, hydrogen fuel cells (maybe) and BMW's suite of connected vehicles app things will all make an appearance at the show next month.

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Robert Llewellyn fast-charges long-distance Leaf EV drive in UK

A British actor likely best known in his country for his role in the 1980s and 90s comedy series Red Dwarf has just made a pretty good case for driving green automobiles. Last week, Robert Llewellyn has completed an 862-mile round trip between London and Edinburgh in a Nissan Leaf and says he was

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Coda back in the game with 175-kW solar DC fast charging station

The sun may have set on Coda Holdings' electric vehicle plans in May, but the company hasn't given up on playing in the EV field altogether. Coda Energy, along with Energy Vault and Growing Energy Labs (GELI), will deploy a fast charging Eco-Station in the San Francisco Bay area. The station is powered by a 175-kilowatt solar array and includes a fast-charging system for those looking for a recharge that is both quick and environmentally painless.

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Can't we all just get along? Gridbot suggests SAE/CHAdeMO fast charger

Perhaps the clash between CHAdeMO and SAE Combo fast charger standards can be resolved by free market enterprise. For example: The Equinox 50kW fast DC charger, which "will be the first unit on the market to combine both CHAdeMO and Combo protocols," according the GRIDbot website.

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First DC quick charger added to ChargePoint network

The ChargePoint national network has gotten its very first DC quick charger. A Fuji Electric fast charger is now available on ChargePoint at the Residence Inn by Marriott in San Juan Capistrano, CA. It's owned and operated by EV-integrator Evoasis and is open to the public at the hotel located along Interstate 5.

Car Charging Group tips its hat to SAE Combo as debate continues

The battle between the SAE Combo and CHAdeMO DC fast charger just tipped a little bit toward SAE's "J1772 EV and Plug In Hybrid EV Conductive Charge Coupler." The Car Charging Group is endorsing the new SAE Combo standard that couples a DC fast charger with the J1772 AC 240-volt charger, all in one charging point.

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Ecotricity expanding clean-energy, fast-charging network with Nissan

Telsa Motors just rolled out the first of it solar-powered Supercharger network in the U.S., but Ecotricity is challenging the California automaker in setting up long-distance charge points the UK through its relationship with Nissan.

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Who's ready now? Nissan deploys first of 400 planned DC fast chargers in Europe

Nissan has installed the first of 400 quick-charging electric-vehicle chargers in Europe that it's planning to deploy during the next few years, the Detroit News reports.

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EVS: After 24 million EV miles, Ecotality and Blink are ready for both CHAdeMO and SAE

One can think about conspiracy theories that maybe that's the way they wanted it be.

EVS: Aerovironment's been around long enough to not pick sides in SAE/CHAdeMO debate

There's a good reason that Aerovironment proudly displayed the 20-year-old EV1 in its booth at the Electric Vehicle Symposium (EVS26): it's not a newcomer.

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SAE Congress: GE charges up Nissan's EV plans

Nissan and GE shared a booth at the SAE World Congress in Detroit recently to emphasize the way the two companies want to connects your car and various appliances to the emerging smart grid.

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Daimler, BMW, others form Hubject JV for 'customer-friendly electromobility'

Hubject may be a word without much meaning right now, but six German companies, including Daimler and BMW, want it to stand for easy-to-use, easy-to-access electromobility.

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Nissan aims to sell as many as 2,000 DC fast chargers by 2014

Nissan is looking to sell as many as 2,000 DC quick-charging stations within the next two years, as the Japanese automaker looks to boost sales of its all-electric Leaf by providing owners an opportunity to almost completely recharge the car in a half hour, Green Car Reports reported, citing an interview with Nissan North America spokesman Brendan Jones.