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Thursday, January 21, 2016

Suggestion made for EV charging at truck stops

One night late this week, I sent an email suggestion to Love's Truck Stops to add EV charging to their chain of stores. I've been to several Love's Truck Stops and found them clean and attractive places to refuel and have a break.

To my surprise, I received a response rather quickly late at night. The reply is below, as is my initial suggestion. I have NO IDEA if they'll actually consider adding vehicle charging to their stores, but I was pleased that someone actually read my email!

Love's response:

Hello Wilson, thank you so much for your suggestion to add car charging stations to our stores. That sounds like a great idea and we’ll make certain it is passed along accordingly. We want to know what’s important to you and appreciate the time you’ve taken to reach out to us!
Have a wonderful day!

Best regards,
Jeri D.
Love’s Travel Stops
My original suggestion:
As a new electric car owner, I think Love's retail locations would be even better if they had electric car charging stations. You would attract a growing market of non-gasoline purchasers to your locations. Please note that electric car owners make excellent customers! They would remain at your locations longer than a gasoline customer, which means more sales. The charger hardware is relatively inexpensive, the electricity to charge a car is almost free. Feel free to contact me for information about EV (electric vehicle) owners. -Wilson Hitchings

1 comment:

  1. Great idea! I have reached out to local businesses such as shops at briargate and university village. Both seemed receptive to the idea. The more EV owners they hear from the better though!