29 Jul '14, 5pm

BMW Offers Fast Battery Chargers to Help Electric Vehicle Sales

BMW Offers Fast Battery Chargers to Help Electric Vehicle Sales

The units, developed in collaboration with component supplier Robert Bosch GmbH, can bring the battery up to 80 percent of power capacity in 30 minutes, Munich-based BMW said today in a statement. U.S. owners of the i3 can buy the charger, about half the size of a standard refrigerator, for $6,548. Customers in California will have the additional option of loading up their batteries using fast charging at no cost at NRG Energy Inc.’s eVgo charging stations through 2015. BMW’s offer follows similar programs by electric-car producers Tesla Motors Co. and Nissan Motor Co. to overcome customers’ fears of being stranded by a dead battery. Tesla, the U.S. maker of the Model S sports car, established a network of free fast charging stations in Norway after covering California. Nissan offers customers of its Leaf hatchback two years of free charging at selected U.S. locations. The...

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