BMW, VW to help Chargepoint create charging corridors

chargeIf you’re in the US, you have more options than ever before when it comes to battery-powered electric vehicles (EV).

Two of the newest are the BMW i3 and the Volkswagen e-Golf. Yet, these car makers know that you probably won’t buy their EVs if you don’t have somewhere to charge them. So, they’ve partnered with Chargepoint to empower EV drivers in the US.

As part of the deal, Chargepoint will deploy at least 100 chargers along the east and west coasts. A hundred chargers isn’t a particularly huge deal (there are thousands across the country already), but these will be of the fast-charging DC variety, which are able to bring an EV to an 80 percent charge in less than 30 minutes.  More