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    Google Maps adds electric vehicle charging stations to search

    Add Google to the list of companies helping keep electric cars charged. No, the company hasn’t developed a new energy source (though we wouldn’t be surprised). But, you can now find a nearby charging station using Google Maps.

     

    WHYY Health & Science reporter Carolyn Beeler stumbled across this news during some research today. Planning a trip with your eco-friendly car and worried about charging up?

    Just search Google Maps for the stations and plan your trip accordingly. The results are based on the 600 stations nationwide recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

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