What is UL Listing and why is it important?

May 02, 2017

“UL Listing” is one of those things that affects us every day of our lives, but we might not understand what it is. I’m sure many of you have seen that phrase on a new refrigerator you bought, or a power-strip that you plugged your TV into, but what does it mean, why is it there, and is it important?

 

UL, known for most of its existence as “Underwriters Laboratories,” started in 1894 in Chicago, IL as an organization for testing and developing standards in the then-growing electricity field. From its founding until today, UL has maintained and expanded its original mission into testing and developing standards for almost every part of American daily life.

Spring EV Charger Savings Are In Full Bloom!

Apr 26, 2017

Spring is in the air, flowers are in bloom, and EVs are being taken home across the country! If you're planning to be one of the many proud new EV owners this spring, we have good news for you: 

 

Keep reading to learn more! 

AeroVironment and eMotorWerks Team Up to Offer Smart Advanced Electric Vehicle Charging Solutions for EV Customers and Utilities

Mar 28, 2017
  • eMotorWerks’ smart grid technology expands AeroVironment’s smart product capabilities for EV customers

 

  • eMotorWerks’ JuiceNet platform offers cloud-connected and intelligent grid charging solutions, including green-charging for renewables

 

  • AeroVironment’s chargers, selected by eight global auto manufacturers and combined with eMotorWerks’ innovative cloud technology, deliver unique and compelling EV charging solutions

AeroVironment Selected by Volvo Cars to Develop and Deliver Its First Custom Global Electric Vehicle Charging Station

Mar 09, 2017

·      Third strategic initiative between Volvo Cars and AeroVironment builds on the successful in-trunk TurboCord™ and the dealer infrastructure EVSE-RS charging station programs

 

·      EV Charger to support Volvo Cars’ customers in European, Chinese, North American and other global markets

 

·      Global EV Charging Station’s design will complement Volvo Cars’ attention to luxury, safety and excellence

 

 

A day with the Bolt EV

Jan 25, 2017

Right now, at a house in Palo Alto, CA, automotive journalists are getting the chance to experience what it’s like to actually live with a Bolt EV for a day. A diverse assortment of media from the U.S. and Canada are able to see what it looks like to own, charge and live with the hotly anticipated vehicle, and a glimpse of the potential electrified future.

 

AeroVironment is the preferred charging partner for the Bolt EV, and our own Jonah Teeter-Balin is on hand at the event to act as a charging expert for any potential questions. This wonderful event is a perfect opportunity to educate and inform the media about what having an EV looks like, and how the Bolt EV eliminates so many of the perceived worries about EVs.

General Motors Selects AeroVironment EVSE-RS as Official Home Charging Station for 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Dec 06, 2016
  • AeroVironment’s 32-Amp EVSE-RS charges up to 5 times faster than standard cordsets

 

  • Provides safe, smooth, dependable charge – indoor or outdoor

 

  • Builds on General Motors and AeroVironment’s pioneering EV innovation

 

 

MONROVIA, Calif., Dec. 6, 2016General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) has named AeroVironment Inc.'s  (NASDAQ:AVAV) EVSE-RS as the official charging station accessory for its all-new, all-electric 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV.

EV Charging 101 with Designing Spaces!

Aug 05, 2016

 

Ever wondered how you can get the most out of your EV? Or increase your driving range? 

 

We recently appeared on Designing Spaces with the answers to your most burning questions! Keep reading to learn more. 

 

3.3 kW or 6.6 kW EV Chargers – What’s Best for You?

Jul 29, 2016

Did you know that an electric car’s charger is found on board the vehicle? As such, it’s able to take AC power from your house and convert it to DC – so your car’s battery pack can be charged. But different EV models will have different sized on board chargers, for example 3.3 kW (kilowatts) and 6.6 kW. So how do you know what size is best for you?

Considering an EV? We’ve got MORE answers to your questions!

Jul 20, 2016

In our last post we let you in on the top three questions asked by most prospective EV owners. Having insight to the most popular questions may help with your purchasing decision – so here are three more to consider when you’re looking to buy an EV.

Considering an EV? We’ve got answers to your questions

Jul 13, 2016

Have EVs caught your attention recently? If you’re researching the Chevy Bolt, Tesla Model 3 or another EV model entirely you may have a few questions. Let us help you with a few answers to three of the top questions asked by most prospective EV owners.

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