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Ford unveils new technology that connects EVs to the nation’s electric-grid by egmCarTech

Ford announced today that it is working with its partners on testing the industry’s first vehicle-to-electric grid communications and control systems, which will allow electric-vehicles to connect with the nation’s electric grid for optimal recharging.

The new feature will allow the owner of an electric-car to program when to recharge their vehicles, for how long and at what utility rate. For example, an electric-car owner could choose to charge only during off-peak hours when electricity is cheaper.