EV chargers

Los Angeles International Airport Gets 1,300 New EV Chargers

Image credit: LAX The Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has just added 1,300 new electric vehicle (EV) chargers across its footprint — reports Autoblog. 508 of these chargers are located in a new, 4,300-space economy parking structure close to the airport. The new parking structure cost $294 million USD and construction was completed last year. […]

Apple Patent Details Autonomous Electric Vehicle Charger

Apple has officially been granted a new patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) for an electric vehicle (EV) charger featuring a docking process that would allow for both autonomous charging and for drivers to be able to charge without ever leaving their car — reports Patently Apple. The automotive industry as a […]

Canada to Install 260 EV Chargers in Alberta with $2 Million Investment

Natural Resources Canada announced on Tuesday it will invest $2 million CAD ($1.6 million USD) to bring up to 260 electric vehicle chargers across the province of Alberta. Funding comes from Natural Resources Canada’s Zero-Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP). Alberta Municipalities will choose recipients through a transparent process, based on demand and to be installed in public […]

Cree Village in Northern Quebec Gets First EV Charging Station

According to CBC News, the École de Conduite Taauchiiwaatin – Driving School in Chisasibi — a village in northern Quebec located some 1,700 km north of Montreal, recently installed its first electric vehicle (EV) charger. Not only that, the institution even scored government funding to supplement the purchase and modification of its first-ever all-electric car. […]

Alberta Falling Behind in EV Charging Infrastructure, Say Owners

If you build it, they will come, goes the saying. This is especially true when it comes to electric vehicles and charging infrastructure. But in Alberta, Canada, EV owners say the charging infrastructure is falling behind. According to the CBC News, that is exactly what’s happening in the western Canadian province. For example, Tesla Model Y […]

BC Hydro Fast-Charging Stations No Longer Free Starting in May

Starting May 1, electric vehicle (EV) owners in the province of British Columbia, Canada, will begin incurring new charging fees, as reported by City News. BC Hydro has approved the use of user fees at its fast-charging stations, which will effectively up the cost of charging for any EV driver. Still, some experts worry that […]

Australian City to Fine Drivers Blocking EV Chargers

Traditional gas car drivers that park in electric vehicle (EV) charging spots will now be held accountable, and even fined, for their actions in Australia. On Sunday, CarExpert reported that gas cars parked in EV charging spots in Victoria could cause owners up to $330.44 in fines, a victory for EV owners down under. Similar […]

Electric Vehicle Chargers Coming to University of Guelph, Acadia University

In most places, the vehicle charging network still needs work. Although it’s no different in Ontario, Canada, the country and province have put great efforts into improving this infrastructure. In its most recent attempt, the Canadian government has announced that it will be building new electric vehicle (EV) chargers on the campus of the University […]

Circle K Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Coming to U.S. and Canada

After success in the electric car charging business in Norway and other parts of northern Europe, Canada’s Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. is now looking to make a move on the EV charging market in North America, reports BNN Bloomberg. Headquartered in Laval, Quebec, Couche-Tard owns Circle K–a global chain of convenience stores. According to CEO Brian […]

25 New Electric Vehicle Chargers in Whistler, BC, Now Available

The Canadian government has announced a new $117,755 CAD ($89,360 USD) investment to launch 25 new electric vehicle chargers to Whistler, British Columbia, has come to fruition. The winter sport destination and former site of the 2010 Winter Olympics will now has EV chargers installed at public locations such as: main parking access to Whistler […]