EVCS Level 3 chargers are capable of charging an EV battery to 80% capacity within 20 minutes on most vehicles. They are sleek, efficient, convenient, work with any EV, can function in myriad conditions, and are connected by a powerful network with an easy-to-use interface. By all measures, Level 3 charging – or fast charging – is not only an important link in the electric mobility chain as society transitions away from fossil fuels, but a critical one to the goal of mass EV adoption. Below are six key reasons why we believe fast charging is a key piece of the technology puzzle whose time has come.
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“2022 is shaping up to be a good time to buy an EV,” says a recent article on CarsDirect.com. “A combination of increased range, lower prices, and more electric car models… make buying or leasing an EV a better choice than in years past.” We couldn’t agree more. We’re genuinely enthused by many of the new EVs that manufacturers have been touting online and at car shows. And not just because they look like the ultra-cool, hyper-sleek transports of the future we dreamed about driving when we were kids. No, we’re also pumped because many models will debut with trailblazing new features that are sure to encourage greater participation in electric mobility, the cornerstone of our mission.
We have decided to name one of our most celebrated new installations – what has become a crown jewel in our revamped West Coast Electric Highway (WCEH) – the featured site for May 2022: Cannon Beach RV Resort in beautiful Cannon Beach, Oregon. The address there is 340 Elk Creek Road and can be found here:
The electric tide is coming. From our vantage point on shore, we can see the wave of innovation barreling toward us, ready to crest at any moment, bringing with it game-changing new methods of mobility that are more efficient, sustainable and better for the environment. From Lexus’s recent announcement to go all-electric in the next eight years to Hertz’s trailblazing deal to purchase 65,000 Polestar EVs to the federal government’s five billion dollars in funding through the NEVI Formula Program, the flood of electrified transport will be swift and incontrovertible. However, naysayers who have hooked their (gas-powered) wagons to the dying tech of fossil fuel-based ICEs still abound, with such stubbornness likely to result in them becoming fossils themselves as the rest of the world evolves around them. Many cite a litany of pain points, whether real or perceived, in explaining their reticence to go electric while, unbeknownst to them, EVCS has been working tirelessly behind the scenes to turn that pain into gain. How so, you ask? Below are four of the top pain points cited by EV critics and what we’re doing to relegate them to the dustbin of history.
EV drivers are as unique as the cars they own. All have special reasons why electric mobility is the sensible choice for them. In that vein, we recognize that building a massive new EV network is not a one-size-fits all strategy, but one that takes into account the needs of niche groups across the country. Below is just a smattering of the smaller market subsets we have in mind as we aim to make the transition to electric feel more personal and individualistic based on things like interests, jobs, and locale.
As the conflict in Ukraine continues to escalate, concerns over how a prolonged incursion may affect global markets has become a frequent topic of discussion, even as major world powers issue a raft of sanctions against Russia in an effort to end the conflict sooner. There are certain to be ramifications for the EV industry specifically as a consequence of the dispute, some of which we’re already starting to see, although their duration and severity are still in question. Here are some of the most prominent.
With that, we’re proud to announce our featured site for February 2022: a brand-new, redesigned charger complete with iKahan digital billboards at the Sierra Commons Shopping Center in the city of Palmdale north of Los Angeles.
We hear a lot about the desire for carbon neutrality these days, and while that’s noble indeed, we at EVCS have set our sights on even loftier goals. Our mission is to become carbon negative, meaning not only have we reduced carbon emissions to negligible levels, but we have offset more carbon than we contribute to the environment through techniques like avoidance, sequestration and carbon capture.
Americans today want the following from the products and services they use: 1) freedom; 2) convenience; 3) simplicity; and 4) value. Let’s face it, we’re constantly being inundated by an increasing barrage of choices in just about everything, from the media we consume to how we interface with co-workers to the way we get our groceries. Options that rise to the top are those that offer the clearest and cleanest solutions for the lowest costs.
According to a recent article in Forbes, Americans will purchase approximately two million EVs in 2022. Dr. Shelley Francis, co-founder, and director of EVHybridNoire notes that demand is increasing “as public perception of the technology shifts from novelty to mainstream,” thanks primarily to the plethora of new EV models hitting the market and a rapid expansion of infrastructure spearheaded by network operators like EVCS.