Google Maps now offers detailed info on EV chargers

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On top of that, the results will include handy information like the location of a station, the number and types of ports available, and charging speeds.

Globally, the search results within Google Maps support charging stations from Tesla and Chargepoint.

The new functionality will show Tesla and Chargepoint stations around the world; SemaConnect, EVgo, and Blink chargers in the US; Chargemaster and Pod Point stations in the United Kingdom; and Chargefox in Australia and New Zealand.

Starting today, if you need to search for an EV charging station to get all juiced up, Google Maps app will include support for keywords that'll point you in the right direction.

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Additionally, users will be able to rate charging stations, as well as adding photos to their Google Maps listings, along with reviews. Being able to find a charging point in a mainstream app like Google Maps could go a long way towards broadening Electric Vehicle adoption.

Google outlined the specific charging stations that can be located in different territories. United Kingdom users will have access to Chargemaster and Pod Point stations, while Australia and New Zealand EV drivers will see info on Chargefox stations. In the USA they've partnered with SemaConnect, EVgo and Blink, while in the UK Chargemaster and PodPoint are supplying the data.

The new feature will be available worldwide on Android and iOS at first - make sure you've got the latest app version installed on your devices.

Google on Tuesday unveiled a brand new Google Maps feature that should improve your overall navigation experience, but only if you operate the kind of vehicle.

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