Electric Vehicles

AAA to Deploy Mobile EV Chargers This Summer

June 21, 2011

ORLANDO, FL -- AAA, the nation's largest motor club, announced that in July it will unveil an electric vehicle mobile charging unit designed for use in AAA’s roadside assistance operations.

AAA made the announcement during a presentation to the Electric Drive Transportation Association. The product will be unveiled at the Plug-In 2011 Conference & Exposition in Raleigh, N.C., July 18-21, and begin initial deployment in select cities across the country later this summer.

"Dating back to the early days of the automobile, AAA has kept the pulse of the ever-changing automotive industry, and that continues today as we ready AAA's emergency road service operations to address the emerging electric vehicle market," said John Nielsen, AAA national director of auto repair, buying services and consumer information.

"AAA is proud to announce today to the membership of the EDTA that it is the first in the nation to have a full production level two and level three mobile charging unit that will be unveiled next month and deployed into the field to begin servicing AAA members later this summer," continued Nielsen.

AAA will announce details of its electric vehicle mobile charging unit as well as deployment plans next month.


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