With electric cars and trucks now coming out from every manufacturer, the question of EV charging infrastructure is on everyone’s minds. How much is needed, where is it needed, and what will it look like? In this episode, Jo and Chris take a look at different companies, from coffee shops to carmakers to fossil fuel titans, that are tackling the EV charging problem head-on.
You can learn more about the new Volvo + Starbucks + Chargepoint EV charging collaboration here. In the meantime, you can listen to episode 219, below, and let us know what you think of what we had to say in the comments section at the bottom of the page. Enjoy!
Volvo + Starbucks + Chargepoint
Electrify News Podcast
- We talk a bit about the charging desert between Portland and Denver that the Volvo + Starbucks collaboration is “filling” with its new Chargepoint chargers. You can see the map for yourself by clicking here.
- We talk about the new “human-centered” Electrify America charging plazas on the show, but we’ve covered them before— find out more here.
- Jo talks about the new Electrify America plaza in San Francisco looking like the co-working space from WeWork and the new Apple TV+ documentary about the company’s founders. You can check that out here.
- Chris mentions the “overbuilt” Audi charging plazas being built in Germany. Our friend Scooter Doll broke the story on Electrek last December.
- You can learn more about famous mid-century architect Mies van der Rohe and his particular style of architecture on his Wikipedia page.
- Jo says that the Lucid Air’s 520-mile driving range is too far. You can read the 1500-word version of that opinion over at The Truth About Cars.
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