BMW, Ford, Mercedes, VW Group to build electric-car fast-charging network in Europe

Tesla Supercharger site in Dorno, Italy, photo by

With a slew of 200-mile electric cars planned for 2018 and later, the question of how their drivers will be able to make long-distance trips is coming to the fore in a big way. Silicon Valley electric-car maker Tesla Motors laid out the template with its Supercharger network, which now numbers 327 sites in the U.S. and more than 400 sites outside… …read more