Smart phone app for charging Chevy Volt
Some people think that the advent of electric vehicles will drive demand for home energy management products. Charging an electric vehicle sucks up about as much electricity as a whole house, so people will be motivated to use off-peak rates and use tech tools to ensure they have sufficient charge.
Here is a smartphone application written to manage charging for the Chevy Volt. Ford partnered with Microsoft so that Microsoft's Hohm Web application can be used to manage electric-car charging, along with other home energy consumers.
August 23, 2010 4:00 AM PDT
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