Google Maps Can Now Help Users Find Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Google has introduced it’s introducing electrical car (EV) charging stations to its Maps protection, permitting EV drivers to peer at the map the place they are able to forestall to recharge all over their trips.

Searching in Google Maps for key phrases like “ev charging” or “EV charging stations” will show the closest supported stations, together with knowledge at the sorts of ports to be had, charging speeds, and what number of ports there are. However, there is lately not anything to inform you what number of ports are lately occupied at a given station.

Typical location knowledge may be supplied for EV stations, so you’ll be able to take a look at user-posted pictures, scores, evaluations, and questions. Businesses that experience charging stations can even characteristic hyperlinks to details about the chargers.

The sorts of charging stations Google Maps helps around the globe:

  • Global: Tesla, Chargepoint
  • US: SemaConnect, EVgo, Blink
  • UK: Chargemaster, Pod Point
  • AU & NZ: Chargefox

Google says the power to seek for electrical car charging stations is rolling out now on Android and iOS gadgets after customers have up to date the Maps app, with desktop improve launching within the coming weeks.

Google Maps will also be downloaded from the App Store without cost. [Direct Link]

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