It wasn’t that long ago that people’s biggest fear about owning an electric car was not having a place to charge it while on the go. That concern has been alleviated mainly thanks to several independent charging networks of the brand nationwide, such asother .
But, being America, more is always better, so there is a new player entering the EV charging game, and that is 7-11. Yeah that 7-11 with him questionable hot foods and the grumpy employees and menthol cigarettes. The convenience store chain announced Tuesday that it will place 500 electric vehicle chargers in 250 stores in the US and Canada by the end of 2022.
Okay, but if they can’t keep the Slurpee running, what kind of load can users expect? Well, we don’t know, and 7-11 doesn’t say, but we do know that they will be DC fast chargers, and it looks like they will be supplied by, so we’d bet on anything from 60 kilowatts to 125 kilowatts.
These new chargers will join 7-11’s small network of 22 charging stations in 14 stores in four states, and it’s all part of 7-11’s ongoing work to reduce its carbon footprint.
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