EV house owners in New York Metropolis are getting a pleasant little perk this Memorial Day weekend, courtesy of Revel: free excessive pace charging. Revel, the all electrical (All Tesla) trip share service, simply invited any EV house owners – Telsa or in any other case – to take pleasure in free excessive pace charging all weekend lengthy at their latest EV charging “superhub” in South Williamsburg in Brooklyn.
Situated contained in the historic Dime Constructing at 262 South 4th St, the Revel charging superhub options 15 Stage 3 charging stalls, charging at as much as 150 kW. Stalls have each Tesla and CCS (Mixed Charging System) plugs so nearly any EV with excessive pace charging functionality will have the ability to plug in.
Revel first supplied an electrical scooter-sharing service in New York Metropolis in 2018, and expanded into vehicle ride-sharing with an all electrical Tesla Mannequin Y fleet in August, 2021. In contrast to Uber or Lyft, Revel drivers are full-time staff with a aggressive wage and advantages offered by the corporate.
As a New York Metropolis resident, I’ve used the Revel app and ride-sharing service and located it about the identical (in pricing and high quality) as aggressive choices, with a barely prolonged anticipate pick-up as a result of smaller driver pool. The trip was snug and the inside of the Mannequin Y “taxi” was spacious and silent. For New York Metropolis residents unfamiliar with Tesla, or those that wish to select a extra environmentally pleasant trip share service, Revel is unquestionably value trying out. The Revel app is obtainable within the Play Retailer on Android and the Apple App Retailer.
Notice: for those who join Revel, you will get $20 off your first trip, utilizing the code CHRISB9899 or by utilizing this hyperlink:
Revel All-Electrical Experience Share – First Experience Free (as much as $20)
Revel continues to increase its enterprise mannequin by constructing a community of publicly accessible excessive pace charging stations all through town. Two of its superhubs are on-line now — each in Brooklyn — with a complete of 40 stalls. However the firm has plans to open an enormous 60-stall excessive pace charging station in Maspeth, Queens earlier than the top of this 12 months. The corporate claims this shall be “the most important public, universally accessible quick charging station within the Western Hemisphere.” However that’s only a begin. The corporate plans to roll out a complete of 160 high-speed EV charging stalls by 2024 throughout all 5 boroughs.
“The one approach mass EV adoption will ever occur in New York Metropolis is that if the charging infrastructure is there to help it,” stated Revel CEO & Co-Founder Frank Reig. “We’d like high-volume, public websites within the neighborhoods the place folks really reside and work, and that’s precisely what Revel is delivering with our rising Superhub community. That is the largest quick charging growth our metropolis has ever seen, and it’s an enormous step towards making our EV transition a actuality.”
In contrast to some aggressive charging networks in city areas, Revel assures drivers that there aren’t any hidden charges. You received’t should pay one payment for parking and a separate payment for charging. You’ll pay the payment famous within the app for charging, and that’s it. Revel additionally states that each one of their charging places can be found to the general public 24 hours a day, 7 days every week, so that you received’t present up solely to search out the chargers locked up or inaccessible.
Extra details about Revel’s superhub charging stations can be found on the corporate’s website.
New York Metropolis Gaining 13 EV Quick Charging Hubs
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