Mercedes Benz Launches First US EV Charging Hub

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【Summary】Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its first high-performance EV charging hub in the US, located at its headquarters in Georgia. The hub is part of a larger plan to establish over 400 charging stations across North America, with an investment of over $1 billion. The charging hub offers fast charging with 400kW chargers, a luxurious charging lounge, and sustainable design with solar panels. Additional charging stations are planned for strategic locations, including Buc-ee's gas stations.

FutureCar Staff    Nov 20, 2023 5:19 AM PT
Mercedes Benz Launches First US EV Charging Hub

Mercedes-Benz HPC North America and MN8 Energy have unveiled their first electric vehicle (EV) charging hub in the U.S. The hub is located at the Mercedes-Benz USA headquarters in Sandy Springs, Georgia, and is part of a larger plan to establish over 400 charging stations across North America by the end of the decade. This initiative represents an investment of more than $1 billion USD.

The charging hub is designed to offer a fast and reliable charging experience for drivers of all EV brands. It features high-speed charging capabilities, thanks to the 400kW chargers provided by ChargePoint, which are among the fastest in the industry.

In addition to the fast charging, the hub also offers premium amenities for all EV drivers. This includes a luxurious charging lounge with comfortable seating, refreshments, vending machines, and restrooms. The hub also incorporates sustainable design elements, such as a canopy made up of solar panels, which generate clean energy and contribute to its carbon-neutral status.

The charging hub also includes a variety of different charging spots, including one for handicap-accessible vehicles and another for larger EVs. There are plans to add more stations in strategic locations, including popular gas station chain, Buc-ee's.

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