Nissan: Nissan and BMW partner once again to enhance DC Fast Charger entrance opposite a U.S. to advantage EV drivers

Posted on 26. Jan, 2017 by in Nissan Canada

  • An additional 174 EVgo-networked 50kW DC Fast charging stations have been commissioned opposite 33 states to foster easier longer stretch electric automobile transport for Nissan LEAF and BMW i3 drivers, and all EV drivers
  • EVgo is a nation’s largest open DC Fast charging operator, now charity scarcely 670 DC Fast charging stations opposite a U.S.
  • An additional 50 dual-port DC Fast chargers are designed for 2017, by this partnership
  • Each of these publicly permitted charging stations offers both CHAdeMO and SAE Combo (CCS) connectors, suitable for all DC Fast charging-capable electric vehicles in a U.S.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. and WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. – Nissan and BMW, twin of a tip EV manufacturers, have again assimilated army – this time with EVgo, a nation’s largest open DC Fast charging network – to boost open entrance to DC Fast charging stations opposite a U.S., with an additional 174 locations in 33 states now permitted to all EV owners in those markets, and over 50 some-more designed to be commissioned in 2017, upheld by a partnership.

The extent of EVgo’s expanded discerning charging network now totals 668 dual-port DC Fast charging stations commissioned and permitted to all EV drivers opposite a United States, with entrance to new chargers ceaselessly growing. This expansion, designed to support Nissan LEAF and BMW i3 business and to foster augmenting adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) nationwide, builds on a 120 dual-port DC Fast chargers that Nissan and BMW announced together in Dec 2015.

Nissan and BMW are both committed to ancillary larger entrance to open DC Fast charging opposite a US, in response to augmenting direct from EV drivers in a flourishing series of cities for entrance to conveniently located discerning charging options – to transport even over with ease. The list of states in that charging stations are now permitted on a EVgo network as partial of this partnership, is remarkable below.1

 


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“BMW’s stability collaborations with Nissan and EVgo, offer denote a company’s joining to building a strong open charging infrastructure opposite a country. We are on a forefront of an industry-wide joining to support a enlargement of permitted and permitted electric automobile charging options,” pronounced Robert Healey, conduct of EV Infrastructure for BMW of North America. “The enlargement of a plug-in automobile charging infrastructure will give some-more U.S. drivers a certainty to select an electric vehicle, such as a BMW i3, as longer stretch EV transport becomes increasingly commonplace.”

“Nissan continues as a personality in building permitted infrastructure to advantage Nissan LEAF drivers as good as all EV owners. Infrastructure for all is a pivotal vital priority for us as we continue expanding a network of dual-port discerning chargers opposite a country,” pronounced JeSean Hopkins, comparison manager, Nissan EV Infrastructure Strategy Business Development. “We demeanour brazen to ongoing teamwork and a continued build-out of open quick-charge stations.”

“EVgo is gay to enhance a partnership with BMW and Nissan, and to be means to move some-more constant i3 and LEAF owners around a nation entrance to a convenient, reward DC Fast charging services. We are constantly looking during vital ways to enhance a network and foster EV adoption to assistance make each day EV use a existence for a OEM partners and their automobile owners,” pronounced Rob Barrosa, clamp president, OEM Strategy and Business Development during EVgo.

Each plcae offers a twin 50 kW DC Fast charging hire with both CHAdeMO and SAE Combo (CCS) connectors, portion owners of both Nissan LEAF and BMW i3 electric cars, as good as all EV drivers in a U.S. whose vehicles – regardless of code – are versed with quick-charge ports. These 50 kW stations can assign EVs from Nissan and BMW adult to 80 percent in about 25-30 minutes, as compared to a longer time compulsory to recharge during a Level 2 (240V) charger, now a many ordinarily permitted open charging station.

Nissan LEAF owners can find these chargers regulating a Nissan LEAF EZ-Charge smartphone app. BMW i3 drivers can simply locate a charging stations with ConnectedDrive in a vehicle, regulating possibly a in-vehicle Navigation or a BMW ConnectedApp.

With a infancy of these DC Fast chargers already commissioned and active, these EVgo charging stations are strategically located circuitously selling and dining establishments along convenient, well-traveled routes. The additional dual-port chargers being commissioned in 2017 as partial of a enlargement are also designed to be simply permitted to EV owners on a go.

With this partnership, upwards of 90 percent of BMW i3 and Nissan LEAF drivers can simply take advantage of DC Fast charging during an EVgo hire nearby.

Since a launch of Nissan LEAF – a world’s best-selling electric automobile – Nissan has reinforced a joining to zero-emission mobility with investments in EV charging infrastructure to offer a needs of LEAF drivers in markets opposite a U.S. Nissan also recently introduced a new 2017 LEAF, that comes with an EPA operation of 107 miles, creation it a initial affordable EV to get some-more than 100 miles on a singular charge. Nissan LEAF gets 126 MPGe city and 101 MPGe highway on S models, and 124 MPGe city and 101 MPGe highway on SV and SL trim levels. All LEAF models underline an 80kW AC synchronous engine that generates 107 horsepower and 187 lb-ft of torque, providing a rarely responsive, fun-to-drive experience.

BMW i is focused on a growth of idealist vehicles and mobility services, moving design, and a new bargain of reward that is strongly tangible by sustainability. The BMW i3, a initial all-electric prolongation automobile from a BMW Group, has won countless awards around a universe and has been a standout in a electric automobile margin given a launch in 2013. Among a many awards, in 2014 a BMW i3 was comparison as both World Green Car and World Car Design of a Year. In 2015, a BMW i3 was named Green Car Journal Green Car of a Year as good as Yahoo Autos Green Car. The BMW i3 electric engine was also named to that year’s list of Ward’s Auto’s 10 Best Engines. With a 170 horsepower electric motor, a 2017 BMW i3 is permitted with a 33-kWh lithium-ion battery, and can transport emissions giveaway for adult to 114 miles on a charge. The 360° Electric program, charity products and services to support new BMW EV and plug-in automobile owners, and endless investments in open infrastructure underscore BMW’s continued joining to tolerable mobility.

About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan’s operations embody automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, placement and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving a sourroundings underneath a Nissan Green Program and has been famous annually by a U.S Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of a Year given 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and a finish line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online during NissanUSA.com and InfinitiUSA.com, or revisit a U.S. media sites NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.

About Nissan Motor Co.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan’s second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is partial of a Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with some-more than 247,500 employees globally, Nissan sole 5.32 million vehicles and generated income of 11.38 trillion yen (USD 103.6 billion) in mercantile year 2014. Nissan delivers a extensive operation of some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. Nissan leads a universe in zero-emission mobility, dominated by sales of a LEAF, a initial mass-market, pure-electric vehicle. It is a best-selling EV in history. For some-more information on a products, services and joining to tolerable mobility, revisit a website during Nissan-Global.com/EN/.

BMW Group In America
BMW of North America, LLC has been benefaction in a United States given 1975. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars NA, LLC began distributing vehicles in 2003. The BMW Group in a United States has grown to embody marketing, sales, and financial use organizations for a BMW code of engine vehicles, including motorcycles, a MINI brand, and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars; Designworks, a vital pattern consultancy formed in California; a record bureau in Silicon Valley and several other operations via a country. BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC in South Carolina is partial of BMW Group’s tellurian production network and is a disdainful production plant for all X5 and X3 Sports Activity Vehicles and X6 and X4 Sports Activity Coupes. The BMW Group sales classification is represented in a U.S. by networks of 341 BMW newcomer automobile and BMW Sports Activity Vehicle centers, 153 BMW motorcycle retailers, 126 MINI newcomer automobile dealers, and 36 Rolls-Royce Motor Car dealers. BMW (US) Holding Corp., a BMW Group’s sales domicile for North America, is located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.

About EVgo
EVgo leads America’s electric automobile revolution. Our mission: Build a nation’s largest EV charging network while improving a world and boosting a economy. We put a right chargers in a right places. Together we combine a EV transformation for all, creation it unstoppable. EVgo provides entrance to hundreds of open charging sites opposite a United States. To find out more, or to join a EVgo network, revisit www.evgo.com. Connect with EVgo on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

 

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1 States and markets in that BMW and Nissan have commissioned dual-port DC Fast chargers on a EVgo network include: Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Washington D.C., Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

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