US charging-outlet count is rising about 30 percent a year, but range anxiety continues to hinder plug-in vehicle sales.
Level 2 Charging Station
Shopping for a 240-volt, Level 2 wall-mounted electric car charging unit? Then check out Home Depot's online shopping site, where consumers get to choose a variety of units with prices that start at $749 and top off at $9,815.
As advanced as the powertrain in the all-electric Toyota RAV4 EV is, it is having problems with some public Level 2 charging stations. Cindy Knight, the public affairs manager for environmental, safety and quality communications at Toyota Motor Sales, USA, confirmed to AutoblogGreen that a technical bulletin went out to dealers dated October 30 that the following charging stations have "basic compatibility" with the RAV4 EV (i.e., these ones work):
Change is inevitable and, with gas prices rising, industries related to the RV world are reinventing themselves in order to keep up with the evolving demands of the market. Even the so-called "RV Capital of the World," Elkhart, IN, is trying to change its ways. It seems the push there is to now become known for making EVs, starting with the Think City. But this isn't the only tie between RVs and EVs.
Sure, some cities across the U.S. have one or perhaps two plug-in vehicle chargers, but how