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Austin considers protecting owners of electric vehicles

Austin considers protecting owners of electric vehicles

| February 20, 2014

It happens regularly in Austin: owners of electric vehicles (EV) pulling up to a charging station on public property and finding it occupied by a gas guzzler. It shouldn’t be a big deal, but there are only 72 spots in the city where EV owners can charge up. “Cars that are habitually in the space, […]

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Beware “charge rage” at the workplace EV station

Beware “charge rage” at the workplace EV station

| January 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last fall George Betak, then an employee at Yahoo’s headquarters in Sunnyvale, CA, needed to be somewhere by 6 p.m. He planned to drive there in his BMW Active E but needed to first charge his all-electric vehicle. Problem was all of the charging stations that the company provided were occupied. Betak noticed that one […]

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Man arrested for charging his EV without permission for 20 minutes

Man arrested for charging his EV without permission for 20 minutes

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

In 2010, Georgia had one of the slowest growing economies in the United States, but this year it’s racing ahead with almost 3,000 electric vehicles. That figure makes it one of the fastest growing states for electric vehicle ownership — except the Peach State doesn’t have the infrastructure for those motorists. Just ask Kaveh Kamooneh, […]

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Some electric vehicle charging stations cost as much as gas

Some electric vehicle charging stations cost as much as gas

| November 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

At little more than 45,000 yearly, sales of zero-emission vehicles may be woefully anemic, but the charging stations that fuel them are doing brisk business. Miami-based CarCharging Group, for instance, has acquired four companies that boast networks of high-voltage electric vehicle charging stations, totaling 13,430 in all. CEO and founder Michael Farkas believes that the […]

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Electric vehicle charging stations: Too little, too late?

Electric vehicle charging stations: Too little, too late?

| October 28, 2013

Early next year, those who live and work near New York City’s Washington Square Park can expect to see workers installing electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in the area. The stations won’t be as large and imposing as those of the past, though. In fact, they’re designed to blend with the urban environment: NY-based HEVO […]

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