GM and EVgo Partner to Add 2,700 New Fast Chargers Over the Next Five Years
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GM and EVgo Partner to Add 2,700 New Fast Chargers Over the Next Five Years

General Motors and EVgo today announced plans to triple the size of EVgo’s public fast charging network by adding more than 2,700 new fast chargers over the next five years. The new EVgo fast charging stations will be available to customers beginning in early 2021.

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How An Increase In Telecommuting Might Impact The EV Charging Mix

Workplace charging has long been touted as one of the keys to electric vehicle adoption, particularly in major urban and suburban office markets. But as potentially millions of office workers continue to permanently work from home a majority of the time after stay-at-home orders are rescinded, how might this impact the role of workplace charging in the coming years?

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PG&E Power Shut Downs: Implications and Opportunities for Electric Vehicles
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PG&E Power Shut Downs: Implications and Opportunities for Electric Vehicles

If automakers embrace vehicle to home and grid capabilities in the coming years, they have a chance to minimize the fear of EV "power anxiety" and turn into a huge advantage and opportunity for EVs to become mobile energy storage vehicles.

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New York Times Article On A Road Trip in an EV: What It Got Right

The electric vehicle community has been in a huge dither the last few days after Ivan Penn, energy reporter for the New York Times wrote what many felt was a hit job on electric vehicles. In fact the article got some things wrong about EVs and road tips, but it also revealed some shortcomings of legacy automakers’ EVs.

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Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Are Becoming An Important Lodging Guest Amenity

For the lodging industry, the growth of electric vehicles provide both challenges and opportunities to ownership and management. As ownership of EVs increases and the average range of pure electric vehicles closes in on 300 miles, EV-driving guests will be taking more road trips and increasingly expect that lodging hosts offer several charging station options on their property.

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8 Factors That Will Affect the Number, Type and Location of Charging Stations Needed to Support Electric Vehicles

We explore the various factors - including autonomous vehicles, ride sharing, super fast charging rates, BEV/PHEV mix and more - that will affect what will eventually become the “ideal” ratio of EVs to charging stations in a regional market.

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What Is The “Minimum Acceptable” Ratio Of EVs to Charging Stations?

How many public EV charging stations are needed within a market to support the charging needs of owners of EVs within a market? The minimum acceptable ratio is actually going to vary a fair amount by the unique combination of factors in each region and market, which is the focus of a follow-on article. With that said, however, my belief is that at least for the next 5-7 years, a ratio of 15-20 to 1 will in fact meet demand in most markets.

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