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Friday, January 21, 2011

Cracker Barrel Plans EV charging Stations at 24 Tennessee Restaurants

The lack of EV charging stations is a key infrastructure item slowing the acceptance of pure electric vehicles.  With limited battery life a charging statioin is a key "must have" for a pure EV.

Cracker Barrel is helping to build out the infrastructure using locations along highways.  They plan to install  EV chargers from ECOtality at 24 locations in Tennessee.  Many of the locations are identified … see map (right) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Dines and shoppers can get “ … an 80% charge … in just under a half hour at … locations which will have the DC Fast Charging stations. …”:

Plans are to start installation in the spring of ‘11 and be complete in several months.  Check the Cracker Barrel web site for updates.

Via:  Cracker Barrel  LINK

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