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Rocking down to Electric Avenue? Good luck charging your car
European and U.S. cities planning to phase out combustion engines over the next 15 years first need to plug a charging gap for millions of residents who park their cars on the street. For while electric vehicle (EVs) sales are soaring in Europe and the United States, a lag in installing charging infrastructure is causing a roadblock.
Blink grows charging & car-sharing in LA
In the USA, Blink Mobility has announced the expansion of its BlueLA electric car-sharing program serving Los Angeles with 300 street side EV charging stations and an increase the car-sharing EV fleet. A LA City Council vote of approval has allowed Blink to add 300 street side EV charging stations at an anticipated 60 destinations across the city. Blink Mobility is operated by Blink Charging.
C-store Industry Comes Together Again at 2021 NACS Show
After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 NACS Show opened Tuesday with a series of education sessions covering a wide range of topics, from electric vehicle charging and food safety to building customer loyalty and driving traffic into stores.
Pick-up trucks and climate politics: will American drivers go electric?
The Ford factory complex in Dearborn, Michigan has sprawled alongside the River Rouge for more than a century. It first made ships, then parts for Henry Ford’s wildly successful Model T and then began producing the T’s successor in 1928. An industrial temple of an earlier age, Ford built the 2,000-acre site to vertically integrate his company’s operations. Raw materials flowed to the complex by freighter and railroad from an army of 6,000 suppliers.
Why the CEO of an EV charging startup is racing to scale up his business despite sluggish EV sales
Former Wall Street private investor turned founder and CEO of Blink Charging Michael Farkas says he’s taking an all-of-the-above approach to an electric vehicle charging industry that McKinsey estimates could be worth $150 billion to $200 billion across North America, Europe, and China by the end of the decade.