EVgo In The News
EVgo Autocharge+ Makes Fast Charging Easier (and It Works with Tesla)
Understandably, non-Tesla charging networks have to work with multiple models from multiple manufacturers instead of just one, but that's not a strong excuse for poor implementation. To fix that, EVgo has improved and expanded its Autocharge+ feature for its fast-charging network.
EVgo’s New Year’s resolution: make its EV fast-charging network more reliable
This year, EVgo is looking to leave behind broken and unreliable EV chargers with its ReNew program that bolsters site maintenance efforts across its more than 850 fast charging stations with 1,700 or so charging stalls.
Alexa, find me an EV charging station
Amazon’s conversational voice assistant, Alexa, has made its way into many electric vehicles in recent years. Now, along with ordering Alexa to “play ‘Despacito’” or “call Mom,” EV drivers in the U.S. with Alexa-enabled cars will be able to ask Alexa to find the nearest public charging spot.
Charging network EVgo will be the first to partner with Amazon to offer this service later in 2023.
Lyft Gives Drivers Another Reason to Go Electric, With EVgo Charging Discount
On Tuesday, Lyft announced a discount program with fast-charging network provider EVgo. Lyft drivers in certain markets with Lyft Gold and Platinum status can save up to 45% on session costs over EVgo’s standard Pay As You Go rates.
Impact of historic new investments in climate and energy spending
Washington Post deputy editor Juliet Eilperin speaks with Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M) and Cathy Zoi, CEO of the electric charging company EVgo, about how massive investments made by the Inflation Reduction Act could help combat the climate crisis.
Charging on EVgo just got easier for Teslas
EVgo has added Autocharge+ capability to Teslas using the Tesla CCS Adapter in its latest app update. This allows CCS-enabled Teslas to charge at EVgo stations without having to swipe a card. Strangely, it only works when using the Tesla CCS adapter and not when using a normal Tesla connector available at some EVgo stations. We’ll explain below.
GM partners with Pilot, EVgo to launch massive convenience store EV-charging initiative
Electric vehicle (EV) charging may seem like a budding trend to consumers, but it’s anything but new to c-store operators.
About 95% of U.S. fuel retailers surveyed said they’re currently offering or planning to offer EV charging stations, while 70% said they’re planning to expand their fuel network in the coming years, according to a 2022 study from Boston Consulting Group.
EV drivers receive promotion to see The Rock’s new movie in theaters after charging at EVgo chargers
Good news for EV drivers: If you complete a qualifying charging session at an EVgo station, you will be eligible for a $5 Fandango promotion code to see the new “Black Adam” movie in theaters, featuring The Rock.
"I choose EVgo for fast charging because it’s a no brainer. I can use my app, or Google ‘EV charging’ to find a close location and off I go."
Los Angeles, CA
"Our family has peace of mind using EVgo because no matter where we drive, there are always enough charging stations to enjoy our rides."
"EVgo fast charging is a game changer. With my commute, those white boxes are more than just chargers, they are peace of mind."
Los Angeles, CA