Ric Richards, the owner of the McDonald's in question, is reportedly going green on the new restaurant with eco-friendly materials and technologies, and that includes a ChargePoint charging station for plug-in vehicles. Click here for a quick primer on how the ChargePoint public charging station works.
It's probably going to be a little while longer before a large enough number of plug-in vehicles are on our roads to prompt widespread adoption of charging points, but at least one fast food restaurant will be ready. McDonald's in Sweden are also looking at offering outlets with Big Macs.
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