EVCard: New Resource from Plug In America

EVCard: New Resource from Plug In America

Plug In America has created a new system for EV drivers to communicate with one another. The concept, based on similar cards used on the last generation of EVs, is very simple: Print out a card that lets other drivers know how urgently you need a charge. If your trip depends on the charge, they won’t unplug you unless your full, and they can plug you in if they notice that you aren’t plugged in (if all of the charging stations were full when you arrived). If you are just topping off, drivers who are relying on a charge to complete their trip will know they can unplug you. I think this is an awesome idea, and in the perfect world all EV drivers would have these. Hopefully they catch on and become commonplace.

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