Mitsubishi teams up with AeroVironment to offer a turnkey EV charging station solution

AeroVironment, Inc. announced Friday that Mitsubishi has selected the company as an authorized supplier of EV home charging systems.

Buyers of the 2012 Mitsubishi i will be able to get a home charger set up with a single phone call. AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV) announced Friday that Mitsubishi has selected the company as an authorized supplier of EV home charging systems. AeroVironment offers a turnkey package – it secures the permits, installs the charger and provides a three-year warranty. AeroVironment’s Level 2 charger connects to a 240-volt line and can recharge an empty Mitsubishi i battery in seven hours.

 

 

“The AeroVironment EVSE-RS Level 2 electric vehicle charging system is an easy-to-use, reliable and safe option for Mitsubishi i owners to use for charging their brand-new EVs in their own homes,” said Mitsubishi CEO Yoichi Yokozawa. “AeroVironment has consistently delivered excellent and innovative EV products and services that cover every step of the purchase and installation process.”

AeroVironment’s CEO, Tim Conver, said, “Automotive manufacturers like Mitsubishi are blazing new trails in clean transportation and delivering EVs that are more accessible to a wider population of drivers. AeroVironment and Mitsubishi Motors share a vision where EV drivers enjoy a positive transportation experience that includes a full 'tank' at the start of every day.”

 

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