PlugShare, an EV driver app maker and research firm, announced a multi-year collaboration with J.D. Power to co-develop research for the U.S. EV marketplace. Under the agreement, the firms will collaborate on a series of EV-oriented reports, with initial topics including the total ownership experience, charging at home, and charging in public. The alliance will give rise to the first-ever J.D. Power Benchmark Awards within the EV category, including for the performance of EV charging networks.