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

Electrify America Stories October 29, 2018

Electrify America is quickly ramping up deployment of its electric vehicle charging infrastructure ahead of the many new EVs rolling out next year.

The VW subsidiary already has 30 fast-charging stations online, and it has hundreds more to come. expand full story

Electrify America Stories September 25, 2018

Fresh off its new $1 billion round of funding from Saudi Arabia, Lucid Motors is announcing today a new partnership with Electrify America “to provide Lucid customers a nationwide charging plan.” expand full story

Electrify America Stories August 14, 2018

VW launched Electrify America as part of its $2 billion settlement with the EPA and CARB over the Dieselgate scandal. The company is spending most of the money on a nationwide electric vehicle charging network, but it also has to spend some on EV education.

It is now launching its national advertising campaign to promote EVs. expand full story

Electrify America Stories June 14, 2018

Along with electric vehicle charging infrastructure, Volkswagen’s settlement with the EPA and CARB over the Dieselgate scandal also included investing in a ‘Green City’ initiative.

In Sacramento this week, VW’s Electrify America is now launching the project which includes electric car sharing programs, zero-emissions shuttle bus routes and electric vehicle charging infrastructure. expand full story

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