GM and EVgo Partner to Triple Nationwide EV Infrastructure
GM and EVgo have identified 40 metropolitan areas across the country that need better fast-charging infrastructure. EVgo previously announced that it will power its chargers with renewable energy.
“We are moving quickly to bring new electric vehicles to market that customers will love,” said Mary Barra, GM of GM, in a prepared statement. “We know how important the charging ecosystem is to drivers, an ecosystem that includes access to convenient and reliable fast charging.”
The first of the new stations will open in early 2021, with each station offering the charging of at least four electric vehicles at a time. The stations will be located in highly visible areas in cities and suburbs, including access for renters and apartment residents who do not have home stations.
GM and EVgo plan to install fast-charging stations in places such as grocery stores, retail stores and entertainment centers, and other public spaces where EV drivers can quickly charge their vehicles in 15 to 15 minutes. 30 minutes while shopping. The plan to add 2,700 new chargers by 2025 will join EVgo’s 1,350 chargers at 800 existing stations across the United States.
GM has announced that it will add 20 new electric vehicle models to the market by 2023, noted Cathy Zoi, CEO of EVgo, who, at a press conference ahead of the joint announcement, called for further news. federal incentives to help consumers pay for electric vehicles, as well as to help charging stations. providers build the infrastructure. At an event last March, GM unveiled its new Ultium battery-electric vehicle platform, which can accommodate front, rear, all or four-wheel drive. Ultium Cells, a joint venture between GM and LG Chem, will manufacture the batteries for the new platform at a plant in Ohio.