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Weekly Radar (September 25- October 01)

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October 5, 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.

  • Honda & Acura Sign Several Deals To Expand Charging Options - CleanTechnica --> Not only have most manufacturers in North America switched to Tesla’s NACS standard and negotiated access to the company’s charging network, but some automakers are also teaming up to create another dependable network alongside efforts to join Tesla’s. Existing CCS charging networks have all announced efforts to improve reliability, and after an embarrassing situation, the federal government is putting out $100 million of additional funds to get charging stations up to snuff.
  • Electrify America opens 350-kw EV fast charger at Grand Canyon ( --> Electrify America on Wednesday announced the opening of a DC fast-charging station near the Grand Canyon, putting its natural splendor within reach of more EV drivers. Located at the Grand Canyon Visitor Center at the south entrance of Grand Canyon National Park in Tusayan, Arizona, the charging station includes six individual chargers with power rates up to 350 kw—the maximum currently offered on the Electrify American network.
  • Rove plans 20 amenity-packed California EV charging stations ( --> Road-trip EV charging often doesn’t always give traveling motorists the break they need. But it can and will get more convenient, and one such template, from startup Rove, was revealed this past week in Southern California. Rove broke ground and detailed plans for its inaugural charging center, in Santa Ana, California, which appears to check a lot of boxes that have been the subject of frustration for motorists.
  • New EV charging sites in rural Minnesota fill a gap | MPR News --> Minnesota's electric vehicle charging network continues to grow despite supply chain challenges. A new charging station near Interstate 94 in Fergus Falls will be among the largest in the state.The utility collaborated with Tesla to build a site with 10 fast charging ports, and chargers that will accommodate three different charging connectors used on various EV's, explained project manager Luke Meech.
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