Kohl's (KSS) plans to add 36 new electric vehicle charging stations at 18 locations in Illinois,...

Kohl's (KSS) plans to add 36 new electric vehicle charging stations at 18 locations in Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin. Retailers and restaurant chains are increasingly keeping an eye on the potential for bringing in new traffic with local EV stations, with Kohl's setting the tone by advancing its initiative beyond a pilot program. (Previous: MCD adds EV stations in Europe)

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  • wyostocks
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    How much do they charge (no pun intended) to hook up to these charging stations or are they free?
    5 Sep 2012, 08:32 AM Reply Like
  • Tony Petroski
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    Is this really an advance? Marginal retailers burnishing their "green" credentials by providing electric charging stations? Will these stations have air pumps for bicyclists? Perhaps hay stations for those riding in on horses?


    "Beware wary of the stocks of those who don't mind their own business as they're heading for a fall."
    -- Yogi Baruch
    5 Sep 2012, 08:48 AM Reply Like
  • OptionManiac
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    Let me see, I drive an electric car and need to go to the drugstore. Walgreens or CVC? Maybe the one where I can charge up my car. Burger King or MCD, maybe the one where I can recharge my car. Does it burn your butts that it might be capitalism driving the decisions? Or, because of the ideology you follow, that possibly can't be true.
    5 Sep 2012, 09:09 AM Reply Like
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