09 Mar '12, 8pm

Historic El Chorro looks ahead with electric car-charging stations

Historic El Chorro looks ahead with electric car-charging stations

By Morgan Theys , Arizona State University Eco-friendly parking has made its way to a longtime local favorite, El Chorro. With its progression in sustainable design, El Chorro restaurant, located at the heart of Paradise Valley on 56th Street and Lincoln Drive, installed three electric car-charging units in its parking lot in early January. “With the changes in society, El Chorro managers started noticing the eco-friendly trends around the valley,” said Lynita Johnson, account executive for El Chorro at Olson Communications. “They wanted to make sure they addressed the potential needs that would be coming from current and future clients with electric cars.” Johnson said the Blink charging stations (one of which is pictured, right) have been the final step to the restaurant’s renovations, which began in 2009. Charging electric cars like the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt , the ...

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