Where are the coolest U.S. sites to charge your plug-in vehicle? Well, if you ask Ford, the answer would be a new list of "20 Cool Places to Charge in the U.S." The automaker picked spots in we can all understand, like the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort in Honolulu, HI and the Malibu Country Mart in Malibu, CA as well as a few surprises – Peaches Bed & Breakfast in Grand Rapids, MI, anyone?
U.s. Charging Stations
While it's been debated that the majority of electric vehicle (EV) owners will find little need for public chargers and will instead choose to juice their EVs up at home each night, a study from the clean technology market research firm Pike Research indicates that chargers are coming anyways. Tons of them. Even Pike's own study reveals that at-home charging will be the norm, but that won't stop vendors, municipalities and utility companies from installing all those public charging stations.