Google Maps Can Now Locate EV Charging Stations

With all the buzz surrounding electric cars, it goes without saying there are a few concerns from customers. The biggest of concerns — range anxiety — could be lessened if people could easily find a place to plug in.

Now, thanks to Google, EV owners can type in “EV charging spots” near your location and up populates a list. I did it for my area and I found two less than a mile from my house. What’s also cool about the two I found is that they offer both 120V and 240V ports and there is no cost to use them — or to park!! I’ll assume that the ports are the standard¬†SAE J1772, that common 5-pin plug on every vehicle.¬†