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Washington State, Ecotality lags far behind EV charging station goal

Washington State is trying to be one of the leading states for both electric-vehicle adoption and charging-station availability. Trouble is, the state is about 75 percent behind on the public charging-station goal it set for the end of 2011, Seattle-based King 5 reports in the video below.

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Ecotality offer free charging stations to EV drivers in three large U.S. cities

The City of Brotherly Love will provide some extra affection for owners of Chevrolet Volts and Nissan Leafs.

Lots of electric vehicle charging stations sitting unused in Tennessee

At this early point in the plug-in car era, there are bound to be some logistical imbalances. For example, there are currently only 270 electric vehicles registered in the state of Tennessee. Compare this to about 500 public electric vehicle chargers already installed there. That makes sense, yeah?

AeroVironment to install quick-charge stations along Oregon's I-5 corridor

The Oregon Department of Transportation has turned to AeroVironment to install quick-charge stations along the I-5 corridor from California in the south to the Willamette Valley region in the north. This install is part of the West Coast Green Highway project – a vision for a consistent charging infrastructure spanning the West Coast fro

Ecotality installs 1,000th Blink Level 2 residential charging station

On Monday, Ecotality announced that it had completed the installation of its 1,000th Blink Level 2 residential charging station, marking a significant milestone in the deployment of plug-in vehicle chargers in the U.S. Installations of Blink residential charging stations began in early 2011, coinciding with the delivery of vehicles like the Nissan Leaf and t

Ecotality's EV Project expands to include San Francisco Bay Area

Ecotality has quickly strung together one of the largest electric vehicle initiatives in the U.S. With the addition of Texas back in July and expanding to include the San Francisco Bay Area earlier this month, Ecotality's EV Project now reaches 17 cities and major metropolitan areas in six states and the District of Columbia.

Ecotality partners with Cisco to connect Blink charger network

Earlier this month, Ecotality, Inc. announced its partnership with Sprint Nextel to wirelessly connect its Blink plug-in vehicle charging stations. Now, Ecotality has revealed that its Blink charger network is fully integrated with Cisco's Home Energy Management Solution (HEMS) and tied into Cisc

Sprint connects Ecotality's Blink charger network

Ecotality, Inc., has partnered with Sprint Nextel to wirelessly connect its Blink plug-in vehicle charging stations. By utilizing Sprint's Command Center, Ecotality will be able to link its nationwide chargers and control Machine-to-Machine (M2M) provisioning, billing, device maintenance and serv

ECOtality scores $10m from ABB; will use funds for EV Project

ABB Group, a provider of power and automation technologies that can enable utility customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact, has invested $10 million in ECOtality, Inc. Aside from the monetary investment, ECOtality and ABB have signed a North American manufacturing agreement, establishing a collaborative relationship that Brice Koch, head of ABB marketing solutions, describes

Cracker Barrel to install high-speed plug-in vehicle charging stations at 24 Tennessee restaurants

Crackel Barrel Old Country Store, the restaurant chain that's modeled to represent a time when Americans spent much of their day lounging around in rocking chairs on covered porches, will steam into the 21st century by installing Blink electric vehicle charging stations, provided under ECOtality's EV Project, at 24 of its eateries across Tennessee.

ECOtality expands EV Project's reach into Texas

ECOtality has hastily strung together one of the largest electric vehicle initiatives in the U.S. With the recent addition of Texas, ECOtality's EV Project now reaches 16 cities spread throughout six states and reaching out to the District of Columbia as well. More specifically, the areas of Dallas/Fort Worth and Austin, TX have been added to