electricity

Audi Electrification CAS2020 Cody Thacker

By |2020-03-28T14:44:58-07:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: Audi, Autonomous vehicles, Chicago Auto Show cars news photos and tickets Drivechicago, electric vehicles (EV), electricity|

The future of electrification Cody Thacker, head of the electrification unit for Audi of America, was the keynote speaker at the Economic Club of Chicago (ECC) Luncheon during the Media Preview of the 2020 Chicago Auto Show. Thacker noted that in 2001 there was not a market for electric vehicles, “It took five [...]

Where will the electricity come from for electric vehicles?

By |2020-01-27T21:55:33-08:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: electric vehicles (EV), electricity|Tags: |

Electricity from solar PV increased from 88.7 GWh in 1990 to 315.5 TWh in 2018, achieving a 33.9% annually Solar Panels are the fastest of all renewable electricity technologies The United States, the largest producer among OECD countries, increased production from 183 GWh in 2000 to 87.2 TWh in 2018, reflecting a 38.9% average annual [...]

Hyundai remotely changes parking places when EV is finished charging

By |2019-01-03T11:14:57-08:00January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Autonomous vehicles, electric vehicles (EV), electricity, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , |

It's the ultimate in EV charging to relocate to another parking space so that the charging unit is available to another EV user that needs to charge their vehicle. But sometimes work gets in the way of gentility. Hyundai is bringing civility back to the world of charging. The System won't be available until 2025 [...]

DrivetheARC charges your Nissan Leaf for free

By |2018-07-16T12:59:54-07:00July 15th, 2018|Categories: Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), electricity, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , |

I parked my Nissan Leaf at the charging station in front of Savemart in Auburn, CA, clicked on start, put my EVgo card up to scan, and it didn't work. I was just about to try it again when another Leaf driver got out of his car, put his iPhone up to the charger and [...]

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