Dec 14, 2022 - 04:35 pm
Lyft drivers get charging deal on EVgo network
In the USA, EVgo has launched a new EV charging discount program for rideshare drivers on the Lyft platform. Drivers on the Lyft platform will now be able to register for the new program with EVgo via the Lyft Driver app.
Nov 17, 2022 - 01:30 pm
Nissan with new customer care initiative at LA Auto Show
Nissan USA has announced plans to make switching to an electric vehicle simpler with the launch of their new customer care initiative ‘EV Carefree+’ at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The initiative provides Nissan Ariya and Leaf buyers with an all-inclusive package, including charging and maintenance benefits.
Aug 14, 2022 - 01:08 pm
EVgo orders chargers from Delta Electronics
US charging infrastructure operator EVgo has contracted Delta Electronics to supply 1,000 fast charging columns. The Delta devices for EVgo will mainly be HPC columns with up to 350 kW power and power sharing functionality.
Jul 15, 2022 - 02:08 pm
GM & EVgo expand charging network in the USA
General Motors has announced the development of a fast charging network at Pilot Company car stations in the US. It will include 2,000 stations with charging capacities of up to 350 kW at up to 500 locations across the country and will be installed, operated and maintained by GM partner EVgo.
Jun 27, 2022 - 03:29 pm
Kroger increases EV charging offer across US stores
US grocery retailer Kroger says it was increasing EV charger deployment across its stores in America as it tested and phased in installations from Blink, Electrify America, EVgo, Tesla and Volta. The plan is to bring hundreds more charging stations to stores in select markets across the United States.
Jun 24, 2022 - 03:11 pm
GM & EVgo to expand Plug & Charge collaboration
General Motors is expanding its ongoing collaboration with EVgo to add a new Plug and Charge service to the Ultium Charge 360 ecosystem. This will simplify the charging maps, memberships and payment options, according to the initiators.
May 16, 2022 - 04:00 pm
EVgo enters partnership with the City of Portland, Maine
EVgo has signed into a public-private partnership with Portland, Maine’s largest city, to deploy electric vehicle charging stations on city-owned property. Through the partnership, EVgo will install eight DC fast chargers (DCFC) and up to 44 Level 2 chargers across Portland.
Jul 12, 2021 - 06:57 pm
EVgo now listed on Wall Street
The US fast-charging network EVgo is now listed on Wall Street. The IPO was made possible via a merger with the stock market shell Climate Change Crisis Real Impact. EVgo is now trading on the Nasdaq under the symbols “EVGO” and “EVGOW,” respectively.
Apr 29, 2021 - 03:34 pm
GM presents Ultium Charge 360 charging services
General Motors has presented its concept for simplifying electric car charging for US customers under the name ‘Ultium Charge 360’. The “holistic approach” is supposed to cover all charging scenarios, public and private.
Apr 15, 2021 - 04:53 pm
EV Connect expands into Canada
Electric car charging company EV Connect announces plans to expand into Canada. The networked businesses include partnerships with Volkwagen’s Electrify America or EVgo. Now EV Connect is opening the first office in Toronto.
Nov 18, 2020 - 01:21 pm
New electric vehicle lobby ZETA formed in the USA
In the USA, a lobby organisation has been founded to advocate that only purely electric vehicles should be sold nationwide from 2030 onwards. There are 28 founding members of the Zero Emission Transportation Association (ZETA), including Tesla.
Aug 2, 2020 - 09:33 pm
GM & EVgo to build 2,700 fast charging stations by 2025
General Motors is cooperating with EVgo to expand the US fast-charging network by 2,700 additional stations over the next five years. The stations will have capacities from 100 kW and up to 350 kW, the first of which will be available to customers by early 2021.
Jan 2, 2020 - 02:40 pm
LS Power takes over EVgo
EVgo, one of the largest fast-charging networks for electric cars in the USA, has a new owner: LS Power just took over the company from Vision Ridge Partners. EVgo will remain as an independent brand under the umbrella of LS Power. The transaction is expected to close in early 2020, financial details have not been […]
Dec 22, 2019 - 11:54 am
Tesla installs first 3rd-gen Superchargers in Europe
Tesla has installed eight third-generation Superchargers with charging capacities of up to 250 kW outside North America in London. It is also the 500th location in Europe. But there are also news about the Supercharger network from other countries.
Nov 26, 2019 - 04:40 pm
Nissan & EVgo announce charging partnership
Nissan and the US American charging network operator EVgo have announced a deal for Nissan Leaf owners and lessees to charge their EVs through a new programme called Nissan Energy Perks by EVgo.
Aug 22, 2019 - 04:35 pm
Electrify America & EVgo allow drivers mutual access
The US charging network operators Electrify America and EVgo have concluded an interoperability agreement. Customers can now access each other’s charging stations across the country without having to register for the other service or pay more fees.
Aug 7, 2019 - 03:54 pm
Nissan & EVgo expand fast charging in the USA
Nissan and EVgo have announced the expansion of their electric car charging network in the USA by a further 200 fast-charging stations. The new DC chargers will each deliver 100 kW of charging power and feature both CHAdeMO and CCS connections.
Jun 19, 2019 - 04:45 pm
EVgo interoperates with ChargePoint & EV Connect
EVgo just announced a massive expansion of roaming access to public chargers for EVgo customers across the US. The expansion has been made possible with bilateral interoperability agreements with network providers ChargePoint and EV Connect.
Jun 17, 2019 - 05:02 pm
California aims to open up charging markets
The California Air Resources Board is considering a new regulation in two weeks, which would mandate that EV charging network operators have credit card readers. Besides, it looks like memberships or subscriptions may also be banned.
May 21, 2019 - 11:37 pm
Chevron pit stops to offer EVgo fast-charging stations
The US American oil company Chevron has teamed up with EVgo to supply fast-charging stations at pit stops across California. Five rest stops have been equipped by the charging infrastructure already with a further selection in the making.
Apr 15, 2019 - 04:58 pm
EVgo enables Plug & Charge in USA
The U.S. charging infrastructure operator EVgo is introducing Plug & Charge into its network. Called Autocharge, the technology allows registered customers to start a fast-charging session in seconds without having to open the EVgo app or handle RFID or credit cards.
Jan 10, 2019 - 04:23 pm
GM cooperates with EVgo, ChargePoint and Greenlots
In the USA, General Motors is partnering with the three main charging station networks. Namely EVgo, ChargePoint and Greenlots will be providing customers of the all-electric Chevrolet Bolt with access to more than 31,000 charging points.
Aug 19, 2018 - 06:16 pm
EVgo reenforces Board with three Executives
EVgo, one of America’s largest public charging networks, is expanding. They added three new executives to the Board. Ivo Steklac is to become CTO, Jay Goldman their VP of Business Development, and Olga Shevorenkova is the new VP of Corporate Development and Strategy.
Jul 11, 2018 - 07:21 pm
EVgo & BMW launching 2nd-life battery project
For the first time, EVgo equipped one of their fast-charging station with a back-up made from reused batteries from the BMW i3. For now said stationary set-up is a standalone but EVgo say they are planning to expand such second-life applications.
Apr 15, 2018 - 08:07 pm
Fast-charging by EVgo for Maven car sharing by GM
General Motors and EVgo say they want to install “hundreds” of EV charging stations for use with GM’s Maven car sharing service. The growing numbers of gig drivers using the Chevy Bolt EV will now get a dedicated DC charging network across the States.