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TomTom’s EV Charging Service Provides Charging Points Info in Real Time

TomTom EV Charging Service Provides Charging Points Info in Real Time sustainable urban mobility electric vehicle car

IAA Frankfurt, Germany, 12 September 2017     TomTom (TOM2) today announced an innovative new service for drivers of electric vehicles (EV). It’s called the TomTom EV Service, and it has been developed to help EV drivers to make informed decisions about when and where to charge their vehicles, reducing range anxiety. The TomTom EV Service provides real-time availability for charging points,

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Scotiabank Announces Sustainable Urban Mobility Initiative on Earth Day

Scotiabank Announces Sustainable Urban Mobility Initiative on Earth Day electric charging stations ecoliving financing

Two weeks ago, Canadian government announced its vision to accelerate growth towards a low-carbon economy, which includes $182.5 million funding to support clean energy vehicle, electric vehicle charging and refuelling station infrastructure. Built on a mission to support Canada’s sustainable mobility and green initiative, Scotiabank is the latest company, if not the first in Canada, to jump on board. Earth Day 2017.

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Budget 2017 Reveals Canadian Government’s Commitment in Sustainable Urban Mobility

Budget 2017 Reveals Canadian Government Commitment in Sustainable Urban Mobility electric vehicle charging Natural gas and hydrogen

Budget 2017 proposes to invest $21.9 billion over 11 years to support green infrastructure that will advance Canada’s efforts to build a clean economy. Budget 2017 proposes an additional $120-million for a national recharging and refuelling network for electric, natural gas and hydrogen vehicles, and technology demonstration projects. The Government of Canada continues to support green infrastructure in the transportation sector that will advance Canada’s

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AeroVironment Selected by Volvo Cars to Develop and Deliver Its First Custom Global Electric Vehicle Charging Station

Third strategic initiative between Volvo Cars and AeroVironment builds on the successful in-trunk TurboCord™ and the dealer infrastructure EVSE-RS charging station programs EV Charger to support Volvo Cars’ customers in European, Chinese, North American and other global markets Global EV Charging Station’s design will complement Volvo Cars’ attention to luxury, safety and excellence March 09, 2017 02:00 PM Eastern Standard

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IKEA to Install Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at Future Store

MEMPHIS, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced plans to install three Blink® electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at its future Memphis, Tennessee store opening on December 14, 2016. This initiative reflects the continued partnership with Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTC: CCGI), the owner of the Blink Network and Blink EV charging stations, and the largest provider of EV

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The Dutch Revolution in Smart Charging of Electric Vehicles

ARNHEM, The Netherlands, October 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — How the Netherlands are using electric vehicles to store peak power production of sustainable resources? By turning itself into one huge Living Lab for Smart Charging of electric vehicles, the Netherlands are fast becoming the international frontrunner for smart charging EV‘s, using them to store peak power production of solar and wind. Already 325 municipalities (including Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht and The Hague) have joined the Dutch Living Lab Smart Charging representing 80

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Electric Cars Charging Points At Shell Stations Soon

Electric car charging points could appear alongside petrol pumps at Shell’s UK service stations as soon as next year, the oil giant confirmed after emails between the company and government officials revealed discussions on introducing them. The company also asked the government how serious it is about wireless charging roads which could top up an electric car without the need

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Thailand’s PTT Strikes Electric Car Deal With 6 Automakers

There’s a deal being inked out between the nation’s largest energy provider, PTT Pcl, and at least six major automakers. As Reuters reports: “PTT Pcl…signed contracts with six major automakers for cooperation in developing electric cars, opening the first in a series of electric vehicle charging stations associated with the project.” The involved automaker include the Thailand units of BMW, Mercedes-Benz,

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Greenlots Makes The Case For Utility-Companies & EV Infrastructure

If the country is going to meet the future demands of electric cars, its charging infrastructure and power grids are going to need a lot of help, and the companies in the best position to fix this problem could be utility companies. That’s the opinion of Greenlots CEO Brett Hauser, whose electric vehicle infrastructure solutions company recently launched a pilot

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‘AIRBNB’ Electric Car Charging Stations in Sweden

A car maker has told The Local that it is hoping its new scheme, using the sharing economy to boost the sale of its own green-friendly vehicles, will take off among tech-savvy Swedes. “Electric cars is a reality, but even though it’s year 2016, a year when environmental issues are a big topic, the infrastructure is lacking,” Renault spokesperson Lars

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