7-Eleven reportedly launches its very own EV charging network. And according to the company, it is establishing “one of the largest and most compatible fast-charging networks of any retailer in North America.”
7-Eleven Reportedly Launches Its Very Own EV Charging Network
The largest convenience store chain in the United States, 7-Eleven, has just added electric vehicles, charging stations at various selected locations in Colorado, California, Texas, and Florida.
It is still not clear as to how many 7Charge stations are operational at the moment. 7-Elven did not respond for comment on the matter.
The company in a release this week announced that it has plans to add many more locations all across the United States and Canada.
“Once the network’s expansion is complete, 7‑Eleven will have one of the largest and most compatible fast-charging networks of any retailer in North America … and make EV charging available to neighborhoods that have, until now, lacked access,” the company stated.
Criteria To Use the EV Charging Network
Any type of EV makes and model with a CHAdeMO or combines Charging System plug type as well as an adapter can make use of the 7Charge system, which as you should know utilizes high-voltage plugs that let most cars get an 80% charge in roughly 30 minutes.
President Joe Biden has made expanding EV charging networks a top priority, thus allocating $7.5 billion toward building 500,000 of more public stations in the US by 2030.
7-Eleven Joins a Growing Number of Retailers Nationwide With EV-Charging Networks
7-Eleven as you should know joins a growing number of retailers nationwide with EV-charging networks, and this is including Ikea, Kroger, Macy’s, Sears, Taco Bell, Walmart, and Whole Foods.
Walgreens reportedly has EV charging stations at approximately 400 locations, thus making it the biggest retail host in the United States.
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