Just Released: Locations of Free EV Quick-Chargers at Northern California Dealerships

By · April 25, 2013

Nissan Dealership

Stevens Creek Nissan in Santa Clara, Calif., is one of six dealerships to offer free DC Quick Charging for electric cars starting next week.

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

707-769-7700

Elk Grove Nissan

8590 Laguna Grove Dr.

Elk Grove, Calif. 95757

916-525-7005

Premier Nissan

1120 W. Capitol Expressway

San Jose, Calif. 95136

408-978-1234

Premier Nissan of Fremont

5701 Cushing Parkway

Fremont, Calif. 94538

510-668-8700

Stevens Creek Nissan

4855 Stevens Creek Blvd.

Santa Clara, Calif. 95051

408-983-5900

Dirito Brothers Concord Nissan

1290 Concord

Concord, Calif. 94520

925-676-4400

These three additional Nissan Dealers are expected to be operational by May 31:

Boardwalk Nissan

1 Blair Island Road

Redwood City, Calif. 94063

650-364-0100

Serramonte Nissan

650 Serramonte

Colma, Calif. 94014

650-994-1661

Nissan Sunnyvale

680 East El Camino Real

Sunnyvale, Calif. 94087

408-735-6888

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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