Thefts of charging cables pose yet another obstacle to appeal of electric vehicles

Thefts of charging cables pose yet another obstacle to appeal of electric vehicles

DETROIT — Just before 2 a.m. on a chilly April night in Seattle, a Chevrolet Silverado pickup stopped at an electric vehicle charging station on the edge of a shopping center parking lot. Two men, one with a light strapped to his head, got out. A security camera recorded them pulling out bolt cutters. One man snipped several charging cables; the other loaded them into the truck. In under 2½ minutes, they were gone. The scene that night has become part of a troubling pattern across the cou...
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Mack mobile charging system enables off-grid electric vehicle testing

Mack mobile charging system enables off-grid electric vehicle testing

Mack Trucks has built a mobile off-grid charging system that will be integrated into the body of a Mack MD Electric truck. This system will help introduce companies to mobile off-grid charging systems. This mobile Mack MD Electric charging unit can be used for a limited time by those who want to test the technology and by dealers when facilitating electric vehicle demos. Mack announced this mobile off-grid charging system at the American Trucking Associations Technology and Maintenance Council A...
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