EV house owners in New York Metropolis are getting a pleasant little perk this Memorial Day weekend, courtesy of Revel: free excessive velocity charging. Revel, the all electrical (All Tesla) journey share service, simply invited any EV house owners – Telsa or in any other case – to take pleasure in free excessive velocity charging all weekend lengthy at their latest EV charging “superhub” in South Williamsburg in Brooklyn.
Positioned contained in the historic Dime Constructing at 262 South 4th St, the Revel charging suberhub 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 velocity charging functionality will be capable 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. Not like Uber or Lyft, Revel drivers are full-time workers with a aggressive wage and advantages supplied 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 journey was comfy 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 journey share service, Revel is certainly value testing. The Revel app is on the market within the Play Retailer on Android and the Apple App Retailer.
Observe: in the event you join Revel, you may get $20 off your first journey, 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 velocity charging stations all through the 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 velocity charging station in Maspeth, Queens earlier than the tip of this 12 months. The corporate claims this shall be “the biggest 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 method 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.”
Not like some aggressive charging networks in city areas, Revel assures drivers that there aren’t any hidden charges. You gained’t must pay one price for parking and a separate price for charging. You’ll pay the price famous within the app for charging, and that’s it. Revel additionally states that every one of their charging areas can be found to the general public 24 hours a day, 7 days every week, so that you gained’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 web page.
New York Metropolis Gaining 13 EV Quick Charging Hubs
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