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June 7, 2024

Accelerating electrification and infrastructure rollout in the US

The US is currently well short of meeting government targets for the rollout of EV charging infrastructure. So what barriers need to be removed to accelerate the process? A panel discussion at the recent EV Charging Summit and Expo gave some major indications.
May 3, 2024

A beginner’s guide to why electric vehicles are here to stay

There was a cartoon character in the 1970s who constantly shook his head and stated, in a resigned voice, “It’ll never work.” Sometimes I wonder if he was talking about the electric vehicle industry.
May 1, 2024

How fleet operators can benefit from the Charging as a Service model

EV Charging & Infrastructure speaks with Justin Tarr, UK VP sales & operations at L-Charge, about how the company’s Charging-as-a-Service (CaaS) platform can enable operators to transition their fleets to electric without heavy investment in charging infrastructure.
April 23, 2024

Range anxiety is actually recharging anxiety, says James May

The charging truth laid bare! Recharging Anxiety, not Range Anxiety, is the real challenge, according to motoring guru James May.
March 25, 2024

Driver experience is key for EV success, says Mercedes North America charging network boss

The driver experience and predictability of the charging network are vital to the success of the EV sector.
March 19, 2024

How to create a more reliable and resilient US EV charging network

Chris Hutter, CEO of National Power, will be one of the high-profile speakers at this week's EV Charging Expo & Summit in Las Vegas. Speaking to EV Charging & Infrastructure ahead of the show, he says availability and reliability are the two major issues needing to be addressed to ensure EV users have confidence in the US charging infrastructure.
March 7, 2024

International Women’s Day: an EV charging engineer shares her insights

To mark International Women’s Day on March 8, 2024, Manjula Balasubramanian, a software engineer from EV charging firm Versinetic, discusses her experiences in the industry and shares tips for women wanting to pursue a similar path.
March 1, 2024

ZEV mandate delay has not stopped charging infrastructure deployment

The UK government's delay in introducing the deadline for the zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) mandate has impacted EV sales but has not slowed charging infrastructure deployment, says Mark Winn, head of site acquisitions at charge point operator SMS.
February 27, 2024

Increasing public confidence in EV charging infrastructure adequacy

Next month's EV Charging Summit & Expo (EVCS) in Las Vegas on March 20-22 is set to play an important role in addressing a significant problem facing the North American EV industry: that the majority of eager EV buyers don’t have confidence they will have access to an adequate charging infrastructure. Event producer Breanna Jacobs tells EV Charging & Infrastructure that EVCS will bring together policymakers, industry players, the media, and commercial buyers worldwide to address this issue.
February 23, 2024

Opinion: The EV industry’s watershed moment is now in 2024, not 2035

The watershed moment for EVs is now, not in seven years says Alok Dubey of Monta. In fact, he expects 2024 to be the year when most people start to accept that cars powered by fossil fuels become a thing of the past and that electric vehicles are the way forward.
February 16, 2024

EV chargepoint installations experiencing "significant delays" in UK

A House of Lords committee report published this month says urgent change is needed if the UK is to meet its legally binding net zero emissions targets. Baroness Parminter, chair of the inquiry committee, tells EV Charging & Infrastructure that a number EV chargepoints installations in the UK are experiencing significant delays, and the government needs to review potential planning regulations to support grid connection processes.