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Friday, 24 June 2022 14:47

GM Announces New Plug and Charge Service

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GM on June 23 announced the expansion of its existing collaboration with EVgo to add a new Plug and Charge service to the Ultium Charge 360 ecosystem.

GM is the first OEM to introduce a Plug and Charge feature to the company’s existing and future EVs that is designed to work on multiple, public networks in North America.

 

Plug and Charge streamlines the EV charging process for customers. Drivers with an EVgo account, active OnStar connected services and the GM brand app for their vehicle (myChevrolet, myCadillac, myGMC) must perform a one-time activation of Plug and Charge within the app. Once activated, they can simply plug in the charging cable and energy will start to flow to their vehicle---no additional steps needed.

 

As of the June 23 launch, Plug and Charge is available now at nearly all EVgo DC fast-charging stations. In time, GM plans to broaden the service to include all compatible DC fast-charging stations across the Ultium Charge 360 network.

 

Plug and Charge works with all current and upcoming GM EVs built on the Ultium Platform, including the GMC HUMMER EV and Cadillac LYRIQ. It also works with Chevrolet Bolt EVs and Bolt EUVs with DC fast-charging capability, two of the most affordable EVs available in the U.S. today.

 

The company recognized charging is a crucial pillar to EV ownership. Plug and Charge builds on GM’s previously announced commitment to invest nearly $750 million in charging infrastructure through the Ultium Charge 360 ecosystem. Ultium Charge 360 is a holistic charging approach that integrates charging networks, GM vehicle mobile apps and other products and services to simplify the overall charging experience for EV owners, fleets and dealers.

 

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