Nissan Motor Co Ltd (ADR) (OTCMKTS:NSANY) plans to add 1,000 new super charging stations to its charging network in the US, according to the New York times. The new high-speed charging stations will be installed by 2016, and will pose increased competition to Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA).
Tesla Motors Inc’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) future might seem uncertain after BAYERISCHE MOTOREN W’s (OTCMKTS:BAMXY) decision to partner with Volkswagen AG (ADR) (OTCMKTS:VLKAY) to install 100 super charging stations in the US. The stations are meant to boost the sales of electric vehicles (EVs) manufactured by both automakers, such as BMW i3 and Volkswagen e-Golf.
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) is continuing to experiment with charging technology to enhance the electric vehicle (EV) juicing experience, often touted as too time consuming compared to re-filling a gasoline tank in a regular car.
PALO ALTO, Calif. — An increasing number of electric-vehicle driving employees at Silicon Valley companies are finding it hard to access car-charging stations at work, creating incidents of “charge rage” among drivers.
Installation of electric vehicle charging ports at some companies has not kept pace with soaring demand, creating thorny etiquette issues in the workplace.
Peter Graf, chief sustainability officer for German software company SAP, says the company’s 16 charging stations are now not nearly enough for the 61 employees who drive electric vehicles.
Too few charging ports for electric cars in Silicon Valley creates 'charge rage' incidents PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — An increasing number of electric-vehicle driving employees at Silicon Valley companies are finding it hard to access car-charging stations at work, creating incidents of "charge rage" among drivers.