Dominion Installs Public Electric Car Chargers on Virginia's I-64

Dominion Virginia Power built the stations for $25,000.

Published: 24-Sep-2009

Motorists can fill'er up for free -- with electricity -- at a highway rest area in New Kent County.

That is, if the motorists are driving plug-in electric cars, of which there are few on the road.

Virginia is working with Dominion Virginia Power on the New Kent pilot project. Officials will decide this fall whether to put plug-in spots at other rest areas.


TREV two-place electric car

Student-built vehicle can do 0-60 in 10 seconds with top speed of 75 mph. Photo courtesy of University of South Australia.

Dodge Zeo all-electric concept car debuted at 2008 Detroit Auto Show

While Chrysler is mum on the details, one dealer reported that Chrysler will be showing them plug-in electric cars. Pictured is Dodge Zeo electric concept car from 2008 Detroit Auto Show.

ZENN electric car is currently limited to a top speed of 25 mph.

There are about 270 all-electric passenger cars registered in Oregon, state transportation officials say.


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