Along with the arrival of , Jeep says it is install Electric vehicle charging stations at the start of off-road trails across the United States. The automaker works with to deploy the Jeep 4xe charging network. The stations will either be connected to the electricity grid or run on solar energy.
The first stations will open this spring in Moab, Utah, and Big Bear and the Rubicon Trail in Pollock Pines, both in California. Chargers will appear on other Jeep Badge of Honor off-road trails over the next year.
It’s a welcome decision for people who want to get their electric vehicle off the beaten track. The Jeep Wrangler 4xe has 49 MPGe and 21 miles of all-electric range. It will take about two hours to fully charge the hybrid’s 17 kWh battery using the 240V charger. Jeep 4xe owners can charge the battery for free through a mobile app. Jeep says the stations will also be compatible with its future electric vehicles.