Tag Archive for EV Charging

Realtor.com Finds Homes Near EV Chargers Command Higher Prices

A survey by Realtor.com shows a correlation between home prices and proximity to EV chargers. Homes closer to public chargers sell for more money, the analysis shows.

Will Tesla’s Leasing Program Disrupt The Ride-Sharing Market?

Tesla has been leading its customers through a merry little dance lately, shuffling its vehicle lineup around and raising and lowering prices. Buried among all the recent repricings is an announcement that has attracted little attention, but that offers a clue to Tesla’s future plans to deploy an automated ride-sharing network

5 Shiny Shanghai Auto Show Highlights — Singulato iC3, Icona Nucleus, Wey X, AiWays U5, & MAD Robot

Walking the massive convention center that houses Auto Shanghai 2019 (i.e., the Shanghai Auto Show) is a great way to get in your steps. The place is huge, taking up 5,400,000 square feet of exhibit space. There are cars and automotive-related companies displaying everything from the latest SUV to a new electric concept to a meal-delivery robot that takes its cues from R2-D2. It's an overwhelming array of new technology, and then you realize that there are two floors

My 1st Time Charging With Electrify America: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

While people have been charging at Electrify America sites for months in the eastern portions of the US, the Southwest deserts have been among the last places to get a station. I recently had my first chance to use one in Deming, New Mexico. I was very impressed with the station, but there’s definitely room for improvement when it comes to paying for a charge

Volkswagen Electric Car Policy Push — More Fully Electric Cars (Small Ones), Fewer PHEVs

Volkswagen MEB electric car platform,An internal memo at Volkswagen is calling for greater incentives for small, inexpensive electric cars, lower incentives for plug-in hybrid cars, and more government support for EV charging infrastructure. The proposals will not sit well with officials at Mercedes and BMW.

What Is Holding America’s EV Future Back While The World Charges Ahead?

Jeff WolfeThe United States has been slow to adopt Electric Vehicles (EVs) compared to the rest of the world. While California leads the way in the US with EVs making up perhaps five percent of new vehicle sales, 58 percent of new car sales in Norway were EVs, and other nations across Europe are well on the path towards EVs being the norm rather than the exception. This is driven by a mix of incentives and initiatives from governments and the private sector alike. Why the difference?

Electric Vehicle Incentives In 8 US States

In the US, the federal tax credit for electric vehicles has been cut in half from $7,500 to $3,750 for both Tesla and GM. Now, the current administration looks like it's turning its back on clean cars. In the future, there could be some hope things change. But with the federal tax credit currently winding down, it's worth investigating what electric car incentives also exist on the state level