British Gas will be the preferred supplier of vehicle charging points for Renault’s new range of zero emission fully-electric vans and cars in the UK. British Gas previously announced a similar agreement for Nissan’s electric car. Industry experts estimate that by 2012 British Gas will be the preferred supplier for 70 percent of the electric vehicle market.
Google is trying to prove it’s more than just another pretty browser face while gaining “green” street cred. The search engine giant has deployed more than 70 electric vehicle charging stations at its worldwide headquarters in Mountain View, California.
The first eVgo network charging location for electric vehicles is now available in the Dallas area, courtesy of Texas Utility (TXU), which says the reality of EVs presents a significant savings opportunity for drivers across the state. This is one of 70 charging locations to be installed in Dallas-Fort Worth and 50 in Houston by the end of 2012, with half in place by this summer.
Gates Bozzuto Group has announced two SemaConnect electric vehicles charging stations in Fitzgerald Apartments, Maryland’s first public electric car charging stations. The charging stations are part of a new, mixed-use development affiliated with the University of Baltimore that is poised to become the largest LEED-certified apartment community in the Baltimore area.
Nation-E has unveiled the NationMobile Angel Car, the first mobile charging vehicle for electric cars stranded on the road. Nation-E’s Angel Car concept becomes the key solution to consumer concerns over EV’s mileage range and improves the odd of more drivers adopting e-cars without the huge deployments of new infrastructures.
POD Point says the home charge unit it is launching in September will give EV drivers more control over charging their electric cars. The POD Point Home is the UK’s first domestic fast-charge solution, charging EVs two and a half times quicker than then using a normal home socket. POD Point already has extensive experience in providing electric vehicle charging infrastructure with their public POD Points which are installed nationwide.
Green energy company Nation-E AG, has announced its first mobile charging solution for electric cars: NationMobile Angel Car. Developed as a solution to “range anxiety,” the system targets electric cars stranded on the road because of depleted resources and offers drivers a way to charge their electric car should it run out of power.