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His EV trip through the Southeast required a charging station map — and privilege

Adam Mahoney, a reporter for Capital B News, explains how driving an electric vehicle put him in a precarious situation as a Black man.
"I wasn’t necessarily as versed in just the long-distance aspect of EV travel with public charging," says Adam Mahoney, a reporter with Capital B News. "So it ended up taking that initial trip from being a five-hour drive to almost 12 hours."
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Will Florida's improved EV infrastructure convince more people to buy electric vehicles?

Aug 10, 2022
Florida Power & Light is installing more than 1,000 charging ports across the state. Most will be Level 2 — slow chargers.
Florida Power & Light's Evolution fast chargers at Turnpike Plaza in West Palm Beach, Florida, in December 2020.
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Tesla is expanding access to its superfast car chargers

Jul 20, 2022
The electric car maker's extensive Supercharger system allows drivers to charge their vehicles in minutes instead of hours, but right now they only work for Teslas and not other brands.
Tesla cars recharge at a Tesla Supercharger station on April 14, 2022 in Pasadena, California.
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To convince more drivers to go electric, the Biden administration wants chargers that work for all EVs

Jun 9, 2022
Currently, there is no standard charging infrastructure. Creating a universal charger could be key to getting more people to go electric.
The push toward electrification is on. But what does that mean for the US?
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EV charging stations will get a boost from the infrastructure package

Nov 17, 2021
The bill devotes $7.5 billion to Biden's goal — having half a million charging stations nationwide within a decade.
An electric vehicle charging station in Southern California. The Biden administration hopes the nation will have half a million of these facilities by 2030.
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Infrastructure bill could boost EV charging stations, but who's in charge of the stations?

Aug 12, 2021
If the measure is enacted, one question will be: who should install and maintain those stations to encourage more EV adoption?
A new electric vehicle charging station is seen near San Francisco city hall.
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More EV charging stations would provide infrastructure for auto industry growth

Mar 31, 2021
Charging availability has increased in many places, but still varies widely.
Lack of access to chargers is one of the top barriers to electric vehicle adoption, said analyst Sam Abuelsamid at Guidehouse Insights.
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