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Google builds largest EV charging network for electric vehicles

Google has stated that it is counting itself as the largest electric-vehicle charging station operator in the United States with new and faster Level 2" chargers installed at its headquarters in Mountain View, California. The new installation will bring in the total capacity of charging points to 200 chargers with 250 on their way. Moreover, Google is also including new generation of plug-in vehicles in its Gfleet car sharing program along with expanding its EV charging infrastructure. READ MORE »

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Volkswagen CEO Herbert Deiss introduces the new Volkswagen electric car during a press conference at the Paris Motor Show in Paris, France on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016.
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