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Charging Infrastructure Maintenance, even Nissan Struggles

Keeping EV Charging equipment operational takes time, money and effort. Many of the charging stations are five years old now and showing signs of wear. Companies that are based solely on EV revenues struggle to keep up. Blink (Car Charging … Continue reading

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Why Green Buildings discourage the adoption of EV’s

The Importance of Workplace Charging A key driver to EV adoption is workplace charging. Workplaces that have EV charging facilities are reported to see twenty times the usual EV adoption rate. The reason is clear, our top destination is work. … Continue reading

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Tennessee Rapid Charger Reliability

The numbers are in. Tesla takes the crown as the most reliable rapid charging network in Tennessee. The 3 “supercharger” locations in Tennessee are all less than 1 year old, so the equipment is brand new which partially explains the … Continue reading

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US Navy establishes policy prohibiting workplace charging

One thinks of California as a very progressive state that has wide acceptance of electric vehicles. The Naval Base at Ventura County California has established a policy of prohibiting employees from charging their electric vehicles while at the base. On … Continue reading

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Nissan HQ evaluate BMW i3

Nissan have either purchased or borrowed a BMW i3 for their employees to evaluate the competition. The corporate employee I spoke to who was driving the vehicle described it as “Very Different” and was glad another manufacturer was selling battery electrics … Continue reading

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New entrant into EV parking space ‘Hall of Shame’ goes to a Prius!!

It isn’t unusual to find an SUV or large 4×4 truck parked in an EV designated spot, blocking access. It always seems to be the big gas guzzlers that have no concern for the EV driver. I’ve seen SUV’s parked … Continue reading

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EV Quick Charge Reliability in Tennessee

Taking an extended trip in an EV such as the LEAF depends on rapid charge stations, which are capable of topping off the LEAF’s battery in 20 minutes or less. Unlike gas stations rapid charging stations are few and far … Continue reading

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