Category Archives: Level 2 EV Charger

Another expensive out-of-warranty repair

One morning recently when I unplugged and started my vehicle I saw a warning lamp on the dashboard. I had seen this lamp once several years before after charging at a faulty public charging station. I wasn’t too concerned, the … Continue reading

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Why did this Audi park in an EV charging space?

Because it’s an EV!! This is the first sighting for me of the Audi A3 e-Tron plug-in hybrid car. I was surprised to learn they start at $38,900 which is pretty decent for an Audi which one expects to be … Continue reading

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HCA becomes leading EV friendly employer in Tennessee, second only to Nissan.

HCA is a major employer in Nashville, with the recent opening of a new downtown office building in Nashville called Capitol View, HCA now has 26 EV charging stations for the use of employees (14 at Capitol View and 12 … Continue reading

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JLong extension cord provides access to blocked charging units

I was low on charge when I arrived at the Holiday Inn Vanderbilt to attend an AITP meeting. I usually charge my car there during the monthly meetings. This month both Blink charging spaces were blocked by a construction dumpster. … Continue reading

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Charging Infrastructure Maintenance, even Nissan Struggles

Keeping EV Charging equipment operational takes time, money and effort. Many of the charging stations are five years old now and showing signs of wear. Companies that are based solely on EV revenues struggle to keep up. Blink (Car Charging … Continue reading

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New Model S owner blocks ChargePoint EV charging space

There is a brand new charging location in Franklin TN at the McEwan Building. It went live last week so I ran over there to check it out and see if there is a fee to use the stations or … Continue reading

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Volvo XC90 SUV spotted in electric charging space

When I pulled into Whole Foods I was disappointed to see an SUV in one of the charging spaces. It always seems to be SUV’s that block EV charging spaces. Muttering expletives I pulled around into the next lane and … Continue reading

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