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ANSI EV Draft Roadmap of Standards and Codes Comments Requested

ANSI EV Draft Roadmap New York, March 31, 2023: The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) released today for public review and comment a draft of the Roadmap of Standards and Codes for Electric Vehicles at Scale developed by the Institute’s Electric Vehicles Standards Panel (EVSP). The roadmap identifies key safety, performance, and interoperability issues; notes relevant published and in-development standards; and makes recommendations to… Read More »

PAX Technology EV Charging Solution – IM30 with Charge-to-Charge App

Android-Based Charge-to-Charge Outdoor Terminal Press release by PAX   JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 22, 2023– PAX Technology, Inc. (PAX), a leading global payment solution provider, is partnering with unattended payment industry leader ISVPay to offer customers the first-of-its-kind Electric Vehicle (EV) charging solution utilizing the Android™ based PAX IM30. Charge to Charge is an Android-based point-of-sale application running natively… Read More »

7-Eleven Launches EV Charging Network

7-Eleven EV Charging Program Launched Noted on ConvenienceStores News March 2023 In Brief Summary Florida, Texas, Colorado and California US first and then Canada Uses the word “Proprietary” Unclear if network will only go into company-owned stores and not franchises (majority of stores) Excerpt According to the retailer, the 7Charge network will offer EV drivers 7‑Eleven’s trademark convenience… Read More »

EV Accessibility – What About the U.K.?

EV Accessibility — BSI Standards Group Here is a pdf of accessibility standards PAS 1899:2022 84 pages. Enabling more accessible EV charge points What’s happened and why? Intending to provide an inclusive experience for people with accessibility needs, PAS 1899:2022 is a new standard giving designers, procurers and installers essential specifications on providing accessible public charge points for… Read More »

EV Infrastructure Funding – First Round of $2.5 Billion Accepts Applications

EV Infrastructure Funding From March 2023 Biden-Harris Administration Opens Applications for First Round of $2.5 Billion Program to Build EV Charging in Communities & Neighborhoods Nationwide Tuesday, March 14, 2023 First round of funding under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s Charging and Fueling Infrastructure program will help ensure America’s zero-emission vehicle future is accessible and equitable, no matter… Read More »

Bitcoin Kiosks aka Cryptocurrency Kiosks Ohio

Bitcoin Kiosk CEO Arrested The bitcoin vending kiosks often get called “Bitcoin ATMs”.  They get called “BTMs” for that matter. Noted on Fox8 — In Brief Summary Bitcoin of America did not have a license for Ohio for “money transmission” terminals Three arrested including the CEO 50 Bitcoin “ATMs” seized (Mostly neighborhood gas stations) BOA has around 2,500… Read More »

EV First Credit Card Terminal POS Application

EV Payment System ALPHARETTA, GEORGIA, UNITED STATES, March 1, 2023 / — Launching in Q2, Charge to Charge is the first-of-its-kind payment system designed to address new rules regarding credit card payment acceptance and regulations concerning displaying charging session data in real-time. EV charging manufacturers and consumers can now enjoy the benefits of a turnkey EV charging POS software solution… Read More »

Subway EV Charging Initiative

Subway EV Charging Concept Editors Note: Seems like everyone has some sort of EV project (not unlike a ChatGPT project).  We’ll check back in a year and see if this is a real thing or just a trial balloon/stock tickler. MILFORD, Conn., Feb. 21, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Subway®, one of the world’s largest restaurant brands, and GenZ EV Solutions, a leading provider… Read More »

In-Road Wireless EV Charging Indiana

Wireless EV Charging News From CleanTechnica Feb 2023 – By Tina Casey Being able to charge your car while you are driving has a certain attraction for sure.  It’s good to see a Republican governor supporting this technology and seeing how and where it works.  Nice article by Tina Casey of CleanTechnica. In Brief Summary From INDOT — “Roads… Read More »

BP EV Charging News – Hertz & TravelCenters

BP EV Charging News Lots of news from BP regarding EV Charging.  Hertz and TravelCenters are the main news items.  Convenience Stores reported new budgeting in relation to Hertz. With TravelCenters we noted Yahoo Finance post on the acquisition. In Brief Summary Hertz plans to invest $1 billion by 2023 on electric vehicle (EV) charge points across the… Read More »

Electrify America & TravelCenters – Goal is 1000 Chargers

Electrify America in the news Press Release From Businesswire Jan 2023 WESTLAKE, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TravelCenters of America Inc. (Nasdaq: TA), the nation’s largest publicly-traded full-service travel center network, announced today an agreement with Electrify America to offer electric vehicle charging at select TA/Petro locations with the first stations planned to be deployed in 2023. Electrify America is the largest open direct current… Read More »

Overview – How EV Charging Works

How EV-Charging Works What is an EV & how does it work? Electric vehicles (EVs) are powered by a battery and electric motor instead of a gasoline tank and internal combustion engine. EVs (sometimes referred to as battery electric vehicles, or BEVs) have surged in popularity as manufacturers have expanded their lineup of sustainable, battery-powered vehicles. EVs are powered by electricity from… Read More »

NEVI Funding for EV Summary

NEVI Funding Biden announces $5 billion over 5 years for a nationwide EV charging network Feb 10, 2022  — The US Departments of Transportation and Energy today announced that nearly $5 billion is earmarked for a national electric vehicle charging network under the new National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program established by President Joe Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure… Read More »

Homeowner Guide to EV Charging – FAQ

Homeowner Guide to EV Charging for the Home Request our in-depth 16-question FAQ and homeowners guide to EV-charging. It’s free. Email [email protected]. This guide put together with assistance from Iotecha and Oleg Logvinov EV Charging Guide Background Technical advisor —  OLEG LOGVINOV, PRESIDENT AND CEO IOTECHA In March 2016 Mr. Logvinov joined IoTecha corporation as a co-founder, President,… Read More »

Charging Standard, Tesla and CharIN Response

CharIN Responds to Tesla Announcement In response to Tesla’s announcement on November 11, 2022 to publicly-release the North American Charging Standard (NACS), the Charging Interface Initiative (CharIN e.V.) and its CharIN North America Chapter (operating as CharIN Inc.), would like to issue the following statement. CharIN is the largest global association focused on the electrification of all forms of transportation… Read More »