The TomTom Extended Search API provides EV charging station availability information. This includes the number of charging spots that are available, occupied, reserved, of unknown availability, or out of service. Updates are typically provided within minutes. The API can respond in either JSON or XML format. Developers will need an API key.
This article is part of a multi-part series about Most Clicked, Shared and Talked About APIs that were added to our directory during 2019. These featured Lifestyle and Education APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and by mentions on social media.
Fifteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Text-to-Speech, Passwords, and Travel. Highlights include APIs from TomTom for electronic vehicles and an API for displaying detailed golf course maps in applications. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
TomTom expanded its API portfolio specifically for the electronic vehicle market. The Long Distance EV Routing API allows developers to build apps that plan routes based on vehicle attributes and charging options. The EV Charging Stations API identifies charging stations along certain routes.