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Nissan: Nissan partners with EVgo to build ‘I-95 Fast-Charge ARC’ joining Boston and Washington D.C. with electric-vehicle infrastructure

2017 Nissan LEAF Press Kit

  • Later this year, electric-vehicle owners in a Northeast will be means to make a 500-mile tour between Boston and Washington D.C. some-more conveniently interjection to a array of DC fast-charge stations along a “I-95 Fast-Charge ARC”
  • Nine EVgo DC fast-charge sites, with 50 sum chargers versed with dual fast-charge plugs each, are set to yield a required charging infrastructure to bond a dual cities and all between
  • Most of a charging stations are located conveniently off I-95 for easy on/off entrance and will be among a nation’s largest open charging stations to assure accessibility and speed of service

NEW YORK – Nissan and EVgo have suggested a devise to bond Boston and Washington D.C. around 9 electric-vehicle DC fast-charge sites. Unveiled during a opening rite of a 2017 New York International Auto Show, a devise will broach a strong charging infrastructure along I-95, providing EV owners assent of mind when pushing along a route. The Northeast charging track is slated to be on-line this fall.

The “I-95 Fast Charge ARC” is already underneath construction. Covering a 500-mile camber between a dual cities, a 9 sites and 50 sum charging stations will have a capability of charging 4 or some-more EVs concurrently during a energy outlay of 50kW. The charging sites have been designed with destiny advances in EV technologies in mind, and have been pre-wired for a high-power charging energy outlay of adult to 150kW with elementary upgrades once such record is accessible to consumers.

“Regardless of operation capability, a accessible fast-charge infrastructure along jammed routes is needed in a mass-adoption of electric vehicles,” pronounced JeSean Hopkins, comparison manager, EV infrastructure plan business development, Nissan North America, Inc. “This component of a EV equation is clearly ignored by others, though we’re all-in. Following a identical plan in California, this is a second ‘corridor’ plan in a U.S. and execution is approaching in time for a launch of a all-new Nissan LEAF.”


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“This charging mezzanine will yield a best open charging knowledge accessible in a U.S. to drivers in one of a many densely populated and rarely trafficked routes in a country, affirming Nissan’s joining to EV drivers,” pronounced Rob Barrosa, clamp president, OEM plan business growth during EVgo. “The sites are also designed to accommodate 150kW high-power charging, paving a approach for charging a subsequent era of EVs on a East Coast.”

Each hire will underline both CHAdeMO and Combined Charging System (CCS) DC fast-charging outlets as a partial of Nissan’s thorough “Infrastructure for All” initiative. When plugged into a DC quick charger, a Nissan LEAF can be charged adult to 80 percent in approximately 30 minutes.

As a tellurian personality in EV sales, Nissan has played a heading purpose in flourishing a series of DC fast-charging stations in a U.S., to some-more than 2,100 CHAdeMO connectors to date. As a partial of a “Infrastructure for All” initiative, Nissan also played a pivotal purpose in a 1,200-plus CCS DC fast-charge connections, and some-more than 38,000 Level 2 chargers commissioned opposite a country.

The idea of a “I-95 Fast-Charge ARC” is to emanate a loyal inter-city charging network to inspire long-distance EV transport along a Northeastern seaboard. The mezzanine represents a newest further to EVgo’s network of some-more than 900 EV fast-charging stations in some-more than 600 locations.

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 and, or revisit a U.S. media sites and

About Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Nissan is a tellurian full-line car manufacturer that sells some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. In mercantile year 2015, a association sole some-more than 5.4 million vehicles globally, generating income of 12.2 trillion yen. Nissan engineers, manufactures and markets a world’s best-selling all-electric car in history, a Nissan LEAF. Nissan’s tellurian domicile in Yokohama, Japan, manages operations in 6 regions: ASEAN Oceania; Africa, Middle East India; China; Europe; Latin America and North America. Nissan has been partnered with French manufacturer Renault given 1999 and Mitsubishi Motors given 2016 underneath a Renault-Nissan Alliance.

About EVgo
EVgo now operates a largest open fast-charge network in a United States, with over 900 quick chargers in 66 of a top-selling automotive markets in a U.S., and supports all stream charging standards. EVgo provides model use since it owns and operates the charging stations, and utilizes a accumulation of stretchable charging skeleton for drivers including pay-as-you-go, low-cost membership charging skeleton and total charging skeleton for business of automaker partners. Connect with EVgo on Facebook and follow them on Twitter.

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Tim Gallagher
Electric Vehicle Communications, Nissan North America
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