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No Recharging or Refueling Infrastructure for Euro Trucks Exist

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (aka ACEA) has published data on the “severe lack of recharging and refueling infrastructure suitable for electric and other alternatively-powered trucks” in the EU. AutoInformed views this under the category of “legislate in haste; repent during a long leisure” of the unemployed workers caused by ruined economies. Continue reading

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U.S. Automakers Push for Single EV Fast Charging Standard

Audi, BMW, Daimler, Ford, General Motors, Porsche and Volkswagen agreed to support a harmonized single-port fast charging approach for use on electric vehicles in Europe and the United States. Noticeably absent thus far is Nissan, arguably the leader in EV’s along with Alliance Partner Renault. Continue reading

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European Automakers to Standardize EV Charging by 2017

At the moment and for the foreseeable future, the small numbers of owners of EVs in Europe face conflicting recharging methods. If the automakers have their way, the European Commission will endorse the concept and force it on all involved. Continue reading

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