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?

VIDEO: Turbodock - Introducing Our New Workplace and Commercial EV Charging Station

Aug 26, 2015

Watch this feature on our latest product TurboDock, an innovative workplace and commercial EV charging station that puts control in the palm of drivers’ hands with a smartphone app. Our team highlight the features that make TurboDock an easy to use and affordable solution for EV charging at work, as well as many other commercial businesses.

If you'd like to have EV charging stations installed at your workplace, learn more about what to do next here or get in touch with us today. You can also find more info and FAQs on turbodock.com.

PRESS: San Diego company Envison Solar lands statewide contract for unique solar-powered car-charging stations

Jul 22, 2015

Watch abc10 news report on San Diego company Envision Solar that uses AV's TurboDock and a transportable solar-powered station to charge electric cars at their headquarters. Envison Solar recently made news after landing a major contract with the state of California to install their EV ARC, a self-contained, transportable, solar-powered charging station for electric cars state-wide.

"That unit is not connected to anything at all," said Envision Solar CEO Desmond Wheatley. "We allow people to drive down the road on nothing but sunshine."

PRESS: CHARGED EV Feature: 'Volvo XC90 PHEV to come with AeroVironment’s portable TurboCord charger'

Jul 21, 2015

Read CHARGED EV Magazine's recent feature entitled 'Volvo XC90 PHEV to come with AeroVironment’s portable TurboCord charger' in their May/June Issue 19. The new Volvo XC90 T8 plug-in hybrid SUV was the focus of their cover story as well. The issue is available online.

The Cal Electric Residential EVSE Program

Jul 14, 2015

In early 2013, after a competitive request for proposals, the California Energy Commission (CEC) awarded grant funding of $3.7M to AeroVironment, Inc. (AV) to supply and install Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE), also called charging stations, at the residences of qualifying electric vehicle buyers California-wide. The primary goal of the project was to expand electric vehicle adoption to further Governor Jerry Brown’s Executive Order, which directs the state government to support and facilitate the rapid commercialization of zero-emission vehicles (ZEV) in California, with a target of 1.5 million ZEVs on California roads by 2025. The order also requires that sufficient infrastructure be installed in the state to support 1 million ZEVs by 2020.

PRESS: Ocala and Gainesville, FL Chose AeroVironment EV Charging Stations To Make Their Cities Eco Friendly

Jun 25, 2015

Following in other eco-conscious states' footsteps, Florida cities like Ocala and Gainesville have recently installed their first public electric car charging stations to make their cities greener. City authorities chose AeroVironment EVSE-RS public charging stations to serve their growing plug-in hybrid and EV-driving community. Watch WCJB-TV's report on the latest efforts to make Florida cities more sustainable and environmentally friendly.