Blink Charging, a provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment and services, have announced it will be deploying electric car chargers at General Motors (GM) dealerships in the US and Canada.
Working with leading facility solutions provider ABM, Blink will be supplying its IQ 200 Level 2 chargers to participating GM dealerships.
Michael Farkas, Blink Charging founder and CEO, said: “We are proud to bring Blink’s EV charging stations to GM dealerships, providing the vital infrastructure needed to charge GM’s growing lineup of EV models.
“As transportation continues to shift towards becoming more electric, Blink’s technologically advanced EV charging infrastructure will help play a significant role in accelerating EV mass adoption.”
Working with ABM, which delivers turnkey electric vehicle charging installations, Blink has already started shipping chargers to selected GM dealerships. It currently has orders to supply GM dealers in the US and Canada with additional charging stations over the next several months.
It’s good to see a carmaker as big as General Motors working hard towards its electric future. The automaker announced last year it will increase its investment to $35 billion in autonomous and electric vehicles (EVs) through 2025.
It also announced recently that it will expand access to electric vehicle (EV) charging with more than 40,000 community-based charging stations. Their dealer community charging program is designed to accelerate the deployment of charging in underserved, rural and urban communities.
This latest announcement of easy and increased access to charging infrastructure will hopefully help speed up the adoption of electric vehicles in North America.
The Blink IQ 200 chargers are the fastest Level 2 AC charging stations available. They produce 80 amps of output delivering 19.2kW helping to reduce charge times for new electric vehicles that are coming to market.
The IQ 200 also enables maximum flexibility and customer control through multiple deployment configurations, including wall mount, pole mount and pedestal mount options. In addition, the IQ 200 features local load management allowing 2 to 20 chargers to be deployed on a single shared circuit.