Electric car market is climbing as more drivers convert over to electric powered cars over gas. EVs and EV charging has made a lot of advancements in recent years. There are different levels of charging speeds that consumers can choose from to install chargers in their business, single family home, apartments, or condos. DC fast chargers are the fastest charger currently on the market. Level 2 chargers are the more common chargers that can be found in private and public spaces.
EV drivers still have a struggle of finding a place to stop and charge when driving long distance. Electric charging stations are still not as common to come across as gas stations, and not all gas stations have charging spots on their property. There are various ways and apps that can be used to find a place to fuel up. Two free aps EV drivers can use are PlugShare and Google Maps. Cars with navigation systems inside can be led directly to the nearest charging stations. Tesla owners can use charging stations that are specific to Teslas only. They also have an app for charging stations and their charging stats.
The Biden Administration is starting a new budget to improve the availability of public EV charging stations. This budget is being allocated to each state to disperse where needed. The budget goes towards a variety of charging needs such as providing financial incentives to businesses that install EV chargers on their property and improving the EV infrastructure in public places such as roadside stops along highways.
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