Monthly archive - May 2012

West Coast Electric Highway gets new EV charging stations

West Coast Electric Highway gets new EV charging stations

One of the things that is keeping many drivers from adopting electric vehicles is the lack of public charging stations in many areas. Drivers of electric vehicles on the West Coast now have 10 new electric vehicle charging stations provided by AeroVironment along Interstate 5 and US Route 2. The new charging stations are helping to bring the state’s vision of the West Coast Electric Highway closer to reality.

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Ford Generates Buzz for Electric Vehicles With Consistent Message

Ford Generates Buzz for Electric Vehicles With Consistent Message

By Mitra Sorrells

From social media scavenger hunts to presentations at hotels, state capitols, and museums, Ford Motor Company is hosting 19 events around the country as part of its “Go Further” tour to create excitement and interest in its electric and hybrid vehicles. With nationwide coordination from Ogilvy Public Relations and local execution from regional PR firms, Ford is targeting markets where these types of vehicles are already selling well and creating events that provide information and test-drive opportunities.

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Modular CNG Stations

Modular CNG Stations

Microbox® is Galileos original and exclusive line of Plug-and-Play CNG refueling stations.
This enclosed, explosion proof module, saves major construction costs and delays, characteristic of other designs. Start up of this unit, only requires connection to utility services.

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Fuji Electric Announces Agreement with Coulomb Technologies

Fuji Electric Announces Agreement with Coulomb Technologies

Fuji Electric Corporation of America announced today that it has collaborated with Coulomb Technologies to integrate Coulomb’s ChargePoint® Network into its DC Quick Charging Stations. The ChargePoint Network is the largest network of independently owned charging stations in the world and Fuji Electric’s 25kW chargers will be a valuable addition, providing a full charge to electric vehicles in approximately 60 minutes. The Fuji Electric charging stations are to be released in the US later this year, and will offer electric vehicle drivers and station owners alike the convenience of accessing all the advanced functionality of the ChargePoint Network. The ChargePoint Network-enabled Fuji station will be showcased at the EVS26 show in Los Angeles, May 6 – 8, 2012 in the Fuji Electric’s Booth #823 and in the Coulomb Technologies’ Booth #943.

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