The fact that automakers offer some kind of free charging offer with the car tram. Toyota is the latest product added to the list with today notification that buyers of all-electric bZ4X are coming CUV will get one year of free charging until the end EVgowhich Toyota calls the nation’s largest public fast-charging network.
To claim the free charge, bZ4X buyers or renters will need to use the Toyota mobile app, which can also be used to find charging station locations. After the free year expires, bZ4X drivers can continue to use EVgo stations by paying the local fare. They vary from state to state, but generally cost between 25 and 40 cents, depending on the membership tier you choose.
2023 bZ4X is expected to arrive at Toyota authorized dealer in the US mid-2022. EV use the battery with just over 71 kWh (the exact number depends on whether we’re talking front- or all-wheel drive) to get an expected range of 250 miles. Like other fast-charging EVs, the bZ4X will recharge to about 80% of its full charge state on a DC fast charger, which Toyota says can be done in under an hour.
EVGo currently has more than 800 charging stations in the United States in just 35 states, mostly concentrated on the coasts and upper Midwest. However, the company says more than 130 million people here live within 10 miles of the EVgo fast charger. As of 2019, EVgo uses only 100% renewable energy by purchasing a Renewable Energy Credit (REC) for each kWh used to charge EVs from an accredited REC supplier. EVgo plans to install about 16,000 fast-charging stations in the United States by 2027. Other automakers that have partnered with EVgo include BMW car, Chevy and Nissan. You can find a complete list of which electric cars come with free charging offers this.