Electrify America Stories June 11

ChargePoint and Electrify America announced a roaming partnership today that will make it easier for EV owners to charge on both networks, using just one account.

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Electrify America Stories June 6

Electrify America now has 120 charging stations at Walmart stores, plans to expand further

Electrify America and Walmart announced there are now more than 120 ultra-fast EV charging stations at US Walmart stores, with more planned to follow.

Electrify America Stories May 6

Electrify America has announced a new mobile app to manage EV charging sessions, in addition to two new membership plans, and a change to its pricing structure, based on three charging power levels.

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Electrify America Stories April 25

Electrify America bringing 30-plus DC ultra-fast charging stations to new retail locations

Electrify America is collaborating with a number of companies to bring more than 30 new DC ultra-fast charging stations to various retail and office locations in seven states.

Electrify America Stories February 14

Electrify America, the electric vehicle charging network born out of the VW Dieselgate settlement, announced it has topped 100 charging sites with 465 chargers.

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Electrify America Stories February 4

Tesla and Electrify America, VW’s electric vehicle charging network, announced that they reached a deal for the former to deploy Powerpacks at over 100 charging stations operated by the latter. expand full story

Electrify America Stories January 30

HUBER+SUHNER, a cable supplier, has prompted a shut down of virtually all high-powered EV charging stations in many networks, like Electrify America’s, Fastned’s, and Ionity.

Now, the company says it’s back to normal and those stations should be OK. expand full story

Electrify America Stories January 25

Late Friday evening, Electrify America announced that it is shutting down “the majority of its high-powered chargers (150 kW – 350kW)” in due to “a potential safety issue with its liquid-cooled cables” supplied by ‘HUBER+SUHNERS’. expand full story

Electrify America Stories December 6, 2018

Yesterday, Electrify America opened California’s first 350kW quick charge location. The bank of chargers includes nine CCS plugs and one CCS-CHAdeMO plug, and while most of them have an already-quick 150kW rate, two CCS plugs are capable of ultra-fast 350kW charging.

The charger is installed at the San Francisco Premium Outlets in Livermore, CA, which also happens to be a Tesla Supercharger location.  Tesla’s website states that the chargers there can charge at up to 120kW, though they’re the “urban” type supercharger and owners have clocked them maxing out at 72kW.

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Electrify America Stories November 2, 2018

As part of its settlement with the EPA and California’s Air Resource Board, VW’s Electrify America not only has to invest billions in electric vehicle infrastructure, it also has to make some other specific investments in electrification.

One of those investments was announced this week as a new fleet of electric vehicles to be used in a “on-demand” service in the city of Sacramento.  expand full story

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