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Electric vehicles: ‘Range anxiety’ is the biggest hurdle for consumers at this point, Blink CEO explains
The infrastructure bill is “so impactful,” Michael Farkas, CEO of Blink Charging (BLNK), an EV services company, said on Yahoo Finance Live. “It’s going to allow us to put more charging stations in the ground. It will alleviate range anxiety that people feel, hey, can these electric cars go these distances, and will spark more buying, and then, again, additional investment in infrastructure.”
Here’s What The $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Means for EV Charging
As the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill inches its way through Congress as a key part of President Joe Biden’s domestic agenda, many people have high hopes for its promises. Automakers and prospective electric vehicle owners alike have their fingers crossed for provisions that could have a meaningful impact on the number of battery-powered cars on the streets.
Low battery? Electric vehicles can now charge up at Ripley’s McCoy’s Inn
McCoy’s Inn on Fitness Lane in Ripley now has four operating car charging stations thanks to grants through the Mid-Atlantic Electrification Partnership (MAEP), which funded the $30,000 project.
Rocking down to Electric Avenue? Good luck charging your car
European and U.S. cities planning to phase out combustion engines over the next 15 years first need to plug a charging gap for millions of residents who park their cars on the street. For while electric vehicle (EVs) sales are soaring in Europe and the United States, a lag in installing charging infrastructure is causing a roadblock.
Blink grows charging & car-sharing in LA
In the USA, Blink Mobility has announced the expansion of its BlueLA electric car-sharing program serving Los Angeles with 300 street side EV charging stations and an increase the car-sharing EV fleet. A LA City Council vote of approval has allowed Blink to add 300 street side EV charging stations at an anticipated 60 destinations across the city. Blink Mobility is operated by Blink Charging.