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Weekly Radar (October 02- October 08)

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October 12, 2023

Each week, our team curates a selection of news articles, expert insights, and innovations related to electric vehicles, charging infrastructure, and the broader clean energy landscape. Whether you're an EV enthusiast, an industry professional, or simply curious about the future of transportation, our Weekly Radar will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the most relevant and engaging topics. Stay connected, stay informed, and join us on this electrifying journey towards a greener future.

  • We Want More EV Charging Stations At Convenience Stores! - CleanTechnica --> The hardware and software for fast charging can run between $50,000 for one charger and $500,000 for multiple fast chargers and dispensers, to fill in this gap, the ChargePoint breaks down the different types of EV chargers on the market and helps convenience store owners choose the right solutions to achieve their business goals.
  • Here’s Where Shell Opened Its Largest EV Station ( --> Shell has opened its largest EV station in the world outside the airport in Shenzhen, China, with 258 fast-charging stalls. The energy company is experimenting with converting gas stations to EV charging stations, complete with solar cells on canopies for extra power generation. Some efforts are underway in the US to bring large charging plazas with dozens of connectors to the US East Coast, but such projects have yet to come online.
  • New York is now the world's first city to mandate EV rideshare fleets by 2030 ( -->  New York City has announced that it will now require EV rideshare fleets by 2030 – the world’s first large city to do so. New York City Mayor Eric Adams and City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) commissioner David Do today announced the newly proposed rules for “Green Rides,” which requires the transition of New York City’s rideshare fleet to EVs or wheelchair-accessible vehicles by 2030.
  • How to Prepare for an EV Fleet Conversion - Commercial Property Executive ( --> Electric vehicles comprise 2 percent of commercial vehicle sales in the U.S. By 2030, BloombergNEF projects that number to balloon to 24 percent. Additionally, EV commercial fleets will add more than 400,000 commercial vehicles to the market in the next five years—an eightfold increase over today’s numbers. Companies considering or planning to convert their fleets to electric vehicles must be prepared for the road ahead, which, although littered with challenges, can be an avenue of opportunity. We’ve broken down some highlights.
Melis Colak
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