Electrify America Petitions for EV Emoji Design

July 15, 2019
The electric vehicle charging company submitted a formal proposal to the Unicode Consortium to introduce an emoji representing the future of transportation.

July 15, 2019—As modern-day communication evolves, emojis continue to grow in popularity, with 230 new characters being added to major platforms in 2019. Electric vehicle charging company Electrify has submitted formal proposal to the Unicode Consortium to introduce an emoji representing the future of transportation.

Electrify America has submitted a formal proposal to introduce the first-ever "Electric Vehicle With Charger" emoji for smartphone keyboards. World Emoji Day is on July 17.

An increasing number of consumers are purchasing EVs across North America and around the world. In the U.S., plug-in electric car sales rose more than 8 percent since April 2018.

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