Electric Vehicle

Partnerships in Electric Vehicles: Another Step Towards Smart Cities

At simultaneous events in New York, London and Beijing this week, BMW unveiled its much-anticipated BMW i3, the automaker’s first electric vehicle (EV). The i3 is a big deal for… Read more »

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A day in the life of an Electric Vehicle Driver

Since I bought my electric vehicle, my popularity has soared. People are always stopping me to ask questions about my electric vehicle – especially what I have to do to… Read more »

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Discussing the Creation of Grid-Connected Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure at CEM-4

During last week’s Clean Energy Ministerial that was held  in New Delhi (CEM-4), Anil Chaudhary, Schneider’s Managing Director and Country President, Greater India, participated in the round table on electric vehicles …. Read more »

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How to charge your Electric Vehicle safely and simply

If electric vehicles (EVs) are to become common features of the sustainable urban mobility scene, safe and effective charging facilities are needed. What charging infrastructure is currently in place to… Read more »

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Electric Vehicles Explained

Trying to sort out all the different types of Alternative Fuel Vehicles now on the market? Thinking of investing in one yourself? Here are some key terms and features I… Read more »

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Electric Vehicle (EV) a Disruptive Technology?

Did you know electric vehicles were actually invented in the 1800s? in fact in 1900 34% of cars in major cities were powered by electric motors and steam engines. Thomas… Read more »

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USA Electric Vehicle Incentives Explained

There is often much confusion surrounding AFVs (Alternative Fuel Vehicles) and their incentives. Many utilities, federal, state, and local governments –even some employers- are all offering rebates and incentives for… Read more »

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Electric Vehicles & Energy Management

I recently had an opportunity to drive a Nissan Leaf for a period of four days. I was struck by how easy it was to incorporate into my usual habits…and… Read more »

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Smarter Ways for Cities to Manage EV Charging Infrastructures

If you own an electric vehicle (EV), the recurring question you’ll get is: how easy is it to charge the battery on the road? Clearly, people simply want to get… Read more »

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Why Digitization is the way forward in a digital-first world

One of the most vital aspects of any business today is a transformative Customer Experience. Imagine a customer walking into a shop or a showroom to buy a product, many… Read more »

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Solar Decathlon: A Third Industrial Revolution City in Miniature

I just got back from a visit to Paris and was fortunate to be able to visit the Solar Decathlon in Versailles, a competition where some 800 students designed energy… Read more »

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Efficient, Centralized Control of EV Charging Stations for Delivery Vehicles

When you look into the history of electric vehicles (EVs) – from the time EVs came to be (1850s) and their first golden age (1890s to early 1900s) to a… Read more »

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Having your electric vehicle residential charger installed

Electric and electric/hybrid vehicles need over two kilowatts of power. Domestic charging equipment must meet that requirement if it is to be effective, plus it must do so in a… Read more »

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Partnering to Bring the Latest Networking Technology to the Smart Grid – and Make It Even Smarter

In a previous guest blog post, I discussed the partnership between Schneider Electric and Alcatel-Lucent and the success we were having in the area of substation automation. But our work… Read more »

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US Auto Sales and Gasoline Demand

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices April marked another month of gangbuster light-vehicle auto sales in the United States, with dealers moving out an annualized seasonally… Read more »

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Hitting the gas…and the brakes

There is an interesting set of twists and turns at play between US unemployment data, vehicle sales, and gasoline demand. If you were to look at the first two, you… Read more »

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USA Electric Vehicle Incentives Explained

There is often much confusion surrounding AFVs (Alternative Fuel Vehicles) and their incentives. Many utilities, federal, state, and local governments –even some employers- are all offering rebates and incentives for… Read more »

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US Auto Sales and Gasoline Demand

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices April marked another month of gangbuster light-vehicle auto sales in the United States, with dealers moving out an annualized seasonally… Read more »

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Partnering to Bring the Latest Networking Technology to the Smart Grid – and Make It Even Smarter

In a previous guest blog post, I discussed the partnership between Schneider Electric and Alcatel-Lucent and the success we were having in the area of substation automation. But our work… Read more »

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Smarter Ways for Cities to Manage EV Charging Infrastructures

If you own an electric vehicle (EV), the recurring question you’ll get is: how easy is it to charge the battery on the road? Clearly, people simply want to get… Read more »

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Efficient, Centralized Control of EV Charging Stations for Delivery Vehicles

When you look into the history of electric vehicles (EVs) – from the time EVs came to be (1850s) and their first golden age (1890s to early 1900s) to a… Read more »

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Why invest in a home charger for your electric vehicle?

When you have EVlink fitted at home you get a charging station that is specifically designed for home charging. Charging is smooth and effortless, and you control your energy consumption…. Read more »

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Hitting the gas…and the brakes

There is an interesting set of twists and turns at play between US unemployment data, vehicle sales, and gasoline demand. If you were to look at the first two, you… Read more »

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Having your electric vehicle residential charger installed

Electric and electric/hybrid vehicles need over two kilowatts of power. Domestic charging equipment must meet that requirement if it is to be effective, plus it must do so in a… Read more »

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