Hyundai Motor America Picks AeroVironment to Provide Dealer Charging Stations for the All-new 2016 Sonata Plug-in Hybrid Model

Nov 24, 2015
  • AeroVironment to provide reliable and easy-to-use EV charging stations in Hyundai dealerships


  • Hyundai becomes the seventh major auto manufacturer to choose AeroVironment as its preferred dealer charging station provider


  • Hyundai drivers have the option to purchase AeroVironment's portable TurboCord charging system or its wall-mounted EVSE-RS charging station



SIMI VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 24, 2015 - Hyundai Motor America has selected AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) as the preferred provider for charging system installation at its dealerships across North America for its all-new 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid.  Hyundai is the seventh plug-in electric vehicle (EV) auto manufacturer to choose AeroVironment as one of its suppliers.

Level Up – To Save Serious Time and Money

Nov 16, 2015

Looking to get more out of life – and your EV charging experience? We’ve got two words for you: Level Up. What do we mean by Level Up? It’s taking EV charging to the next level. It’s putting hours back into your life – and saving money in the process. Level Up - it’s what we eat, sleep and breathe.


Want the most ‘juice’ for your EV – in the shortest amount of time? You need to Level Up. We explained the different levels of charging in an earlier blog post, and detailed how easy it is to kick your charging up a notch right in your own garage. Still wondering if you should take the plunge and Level Up? Let’s take a closer look at what you’ll gain:

Workplace Charging Has Never Been Easier

Nov 06, 2015

If you’re struggling to decide if EV workplace charging is right for your company, let us take some of the weight off of your shoulders. When it comes to workplace charging; we’re the experts. Let us tell you how (and why) TurboDock is right for your company.

Extra, Extra – Read all About It! Better yet, take a listen!

Oct 29, 2015

AeroVironment was invited to be a guest on Power System Design’s podcast Paultre on Power. The podcast features industry leaders in the power electronics and power management markets and spotlights the innovative solutions these companies offer.


As a leader in electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions – AeroVironment understands the importance of power. As such, our Director of Product Marketing, Jonah Teeter-Balin, chatted with host Alix Paultre to highlight AeroVironment’s role in the automotive battery ecosystem.

2016 Automotive News PACE Award – We’re a Finalist!

Oct 23, 2015

Roll out the red carpet; put on your fancy shoes…it’s time for the Oscars of the automotive components industry. Each year, Automotive News honors innovations in products, information technology, manufacturing process and capital equipment through its Automotive News Pace Award. And this year the award goes to…well, we don’t know yet!


However, we’re preparing our speech because TurboCord Dual has been named a finalist for this prestigious award! As the smallest, lightest and most flexible plug-in EV charger on the market today, TurboCord’s dual voltage plug-in design makes charging easy and provides EV drivers with the flexibility to charge anywhere.

Has Your Company Joined the Workplace Charging Challenge? We Did!

Oct 15, 2015

The Workplace Charging Challenge is a program run by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and is open to any business (small or large) that provides charging stations to their employees. We did it and you can too!


It’s simple - take the pledge and join the DOE’s Workplace Charging Challenge. You can “charge up” your workplace by offering your employees that are EV owners with charging stations right where they work. Providing workplace charging stations doesn’t have to be costly or complicated – and it’s beneficial for everyone: employers, employees and your community.

TurboDock Access Control from Your Smartphone? There's an App for That

Oct 07, 2015

There's no question that our TurboDock EV Charging Station makes workplace or commercial charging easy, saves money and is flexible and versatile... but did you know it's configurable via our mobile app? That's right - TurboDock uses Bluetooth to provide access control right from your smartphone.



The Battery Show 2015: Recap

Sep 30, 2015

We just got back from The Battery Show 2015 in Michigan – and what a show it was! It was a great success, and now we’re ready to recharge – and recap:

As the premier showcase for advanced battery technology, it’s an action-packed event full of the latest and greatest. This was the third year in a row that we have exhibited at the show, and it was the biggest, busiest year yet. The show made it abundantly clear that EVs are a hot topic. The main buzz surrounding EVs was focused on how to get more energy ‘under the hood.’ Of course, that’s where we step in!

Bringing Home Your New Baby: Are You Ready for Your New EV?

Sep 18, 2015

Just bought your first EV? Congratulations! Minimal maintenance, lower emissions and a free pass to the carpool lane are all in your future. But is your house ready for your new electric family member?

Recharge Your EV up to 5x Faster – from the Comfort of Home

Sep 11, 2015

As an EV owner, you’ve already done away with those annoying, time-wasting trips to the gas station. However, the Level 1 charger your EV came with just isn’t cutting it. Are the lengthy charge times (up to 18 hours!) and short distances you can drive between charging sessions bringing you down? It’s time to explore your charging options. It’s true. Installing a more advanced Level 2 EV charger is easier – and less expensive – than you might think.  After all – time is money – and who couldn’t use more hours in the day?