EVgo is installing fast chargers at Chevron filling stations
EV infrastructure company EVgo has teamed up with Chevron to install fast chargers at select filling stations in California. "EVgo is helping everyone -- including traditional fueling stations -- take advantage of the benefits of EV adoption," EVgo CEO Cathy Zoi said in a statement. With an EVgo fast charger, you can get about 90 miles of range in 30 minutes, and they work with any EV that accepts DC Fast Charging. Having them at conventional gas stations is particularly convenient for highway travelers, who can take care of meals and bathroom breaks while their vehicle charges up. Since customers won't be buying fuel, service station owners haven't exactly been motivated to install chargers. However, that's slowly changing -- for instance, one of the largest suppliers of gas dispenser recently invested in Tritrium, and EV charging company. And gas stations can make a cut on the electricity and sell snacks to customers, as I discovered when touring France's charging infrastructure in a Renault Zoe.