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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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Multiple chargers at stores in 34 states

Volkswagen AG unit Electrify America will install electric vehicle charging stations at more than 100 Walmart store locations in 34 U.S. states by mid-2019 as part of Electrify's plans to bolster charging infrastructure across the country, the two companies said on Wednesday.

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They'll be built at 500 stations in largest cities and along highways

Electrify America plans to build more than 4,800 charging stations nationwide, with half of them in operation in 2019.

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Tesla, Japanese and Germans use different protocols and are fighting for advantage

They're all fighting for a competitive advantage.

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The oil company joins with automakers to accelerate EVs.

The partners will build 80 high-powered chargers to Europe's highways in 2019.

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Better batteries will take advantage of quicker chargers.

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

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Toshiba's next-gen SCiB battery uses a new anode material.

Faster charging, more density and longer life through a titanium niobium oxide anode.

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Shell expects around a quarter of the world’s car fleet to be electric by 2040.

NewMotion is the owner of one of Europe's largest electric vehicle charging networks.

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

The world's biggest charging network is getting bigger.

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It seems like more of a 'when' and not an 'if.'

It's unclear how this would benefit Tesla owners.

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Fremont gets the jump on California's 'zero net energy' plan for 2020.

Fremont City Council is now waiting for approval from state building and energy commissions.

But it can say, 'sponsored by Volkswagen.'

VW might also have to pay for hydrogen stations for cars it doesn't sell.

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28 companies sign a letter calling on the DOJ calling to appoint an independent monitor.

There's concern in the EV charging industry that VW could use its big investment into zero-emissions tech to influence the business or hurt established competitors.

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Let a Charging Experience Specialist do the waiting for you.

Tesla has begun offering valet service at some of its congested Supercharger locations.

More Than A Parking App

If you drive an EV in London, then you can get a scooter-riding valet parking assistant to come meet you and whisk your car away for an easy charge.

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Tesla shows off its "solid metal snake" charger that can autonomously plug in to juice up any of Teslas past, present, and future vehicles.

BlueIndy Carsharing Fleet Also Causing Friction

Indianapolis is having trouble with its plug-in cars, both the BlueIndy carsharing vehicles and the Vision Fleet municipal fleet.

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Charging-Station Maker Touts Potential Draw For Apartment Owners

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

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VP Jorg Sommer: 'This Should Be A US Government Priority'

Volkswagen is serious about investing in plug-in vehicle infrastructure, but wants to have Congress help out as well.

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