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Plug In 2014: BMW i DC Fast Charger
- John Beltz Snyder
- Feb 1, 2015
- Sebastian Blanco
- Aug 7, 2014
It looks like it's just a blue box on a pole, but BMW's new i DC Fast Charger represents a much bigger deal than just the lowest-cost SAE Combo Charger on the market. BMW sees it as the key to getting more drivers into electric vehicles. As Robert Healey, the EV infrastructure manager for BMW of North America told us, "For [BMW], the future is clear. DC charging really is the future."