Just Released: Locations of Free EV Quick-Chargers at Northern California Dealerships
Six new electric car Quick Chargers will be open to the public at Nissan dealers in the San Francisco Bay and Sacramento areas by the end of April. Three more will become available in Northern California by the end of May. That's according to a source at Aerovironment, an electric car charging company that serves as Nissan's EV integration partner.
These new Quick Chargers, which will available to any owner of a Nissan LEAF that has a DC Quick Charger port, will allow drivers to recharge their cars to about 80-percent capacity in approximately 30 minutes. Access policies will be determined by each dealer and will initially be offered at no cost to LEAF owners. Quick Chargers will be available during dealers' normal business hours, commonly from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
These six dealerships are expected to have DC QC chargers operational by April 30, 2013:
North Bay Nissan
(Existing Blink Quick Charger, with Blink Network access card required for use.)
1250 Auto Center Drive
Petaluma, Calif. 94952
Elk Grove Nissan
8590 Laguna Grove Dr.
Elk Grove, Calif. 95757
1120 W. Capitol Expressway
San Jose, Calif. 95136
Premier Nissan of Fremont
5701 Cushing Parkway
Fremont, Calif. 94538
Stevens Creek Nissan
4855 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Santa Clara, Calif. 95051
Dirito Brothers Concord Nissan
Concord, Calif. 94520
These three additional Nissan Dealers are expected to be operational by May 31:
1 Blair Island Road
Redwood City, Calif. 94063
Colma, Calif. 94014
680 East El Camino Real
Sunnyvale, Calif. 94087
These chargers represent the first wave of the Nissan Quick Charge network in the San Francisco Bay area, and are part of a larger program of Quick Chargers installations underway in California and Washington State. Nissan's goal is to have a national network of Quick Chargers available 24/7 for use by Nissan electric vehicle owners.
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