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Re: EV News Roundup

Mon May 14, 2018 2:06 am

This week in EV News You Can Use
(don't forget, you'll find links to all the articles below and more info - at this link:

  • Americans open up to electric cars, with 20% saying they’d pick an EV for their next vehicle [CNN]

  • A comprehensive overview of electric fleet options, from delivery vans to long-haul trucks [Greenbiz]

  • California will require solar panels on new homes [New York Times].

  • Tesla plans to eliminate controversial cobalt from batteries, in Charged EVs.
  • Charged EVs celebrates NYC’s commitment to take its bus fleet all-electric by 2040.

  • How slime (yes, slime!) could advance self-driving EVs.
ChargePoint Highlights

We revealed a new concept design for high-powered charging of electric semi-trucks and aircraft. Watch our CEO, Pasquale Romano, unveil it at the Uber Elevate Summit.

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Flying cars? We're charging them! Here's more on the new 2-MW charger for electric aircraft and semi-trucks that we unveiled. Since 2017, ChargePoint has been the charging partner for Uber’s Elevate initiative, as the two companies explore innovations to help support the launch of a fleet of electric VTOL aircraft within five years. Leveraging Express Plus, ChargePoint’s ultra-fast charge platform, the company continues to develop designs specifically for use at skyports where VTOL aircraft will park and fuel as part of their day-to-day activities.

Read more about the new two megawatt connector here in our press release(, and on Electrek (
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