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EV infrastructure startup bringing ultra-fast charging ‘trees’ to New York City

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[JACK AYLMER]

NEW YORK CITY, A PLACE WHERE SPACE COMES AT A PREMIUM.

SO WHEN IT COMES TO DESIGNING INFRASTRUCTURE FOR E-VS, ONE STARTUP IS LOOKING TO BRANCH OUT. 

GRAVITY WANTS TO BRING A NETWORK OF ‘TREES’ TO THE STREETS OF THE BIG APPLE.

THE PATENT-PENDING INNOVATION REDUCES THE AMOUNT OF ROOM REQUIRED BY THE AVERAGE CHARGING STALL.

WITH AN ADJUSTABLE HINGED SWING ARM HOLDING ITS CHARGING CABLE, THESE TREES ARE COMPATIBLE WITH ANY EV NO MATTER WHERE ITS PORT IS LOCATED.

THEY’RE DESIGNED TO NOT GET IN THE WAY OF PEDESTRIAN TRAFFIC AND CAN POWER UP AN EV IN AS LITTLE AS FIVE MINUTES-

MUCH FASTER THAN THE 4 TO 10 HOURS MOST PUBLIC CHARGERS REQUIRE TO FILL UP A BATTERY FROM EMPTY.

GRAVITY FIRST ROLLED OUT THESE FAST CHARGING CAPABILITIES BACK IN MARCH-

OPENING 24 CHARGERS TO NEW YORKERS AT THEIR MIDTOWN MANHATTAN FACILITY.

THE GOOGLE-BACKED COMPANY PLANS TO BUILD THOUSANDS MORE ACROSS THE NATION IN THE COMING YEARS-

HOPING TO ULTIMATELY RIVAL TESLA’S SUPERCHARGING NETWORK, WHICH CURRENTLY MAKES UP OVER 60 PERCENT OF THE NATION’S FAST CHARGERS.

AS THE EV TRANSITION CONTINUES, BUILDING OUT MORE CHARGING INFRASTRUCTURE TO SUPPORT THESE CARS HAS BEEN TOP OF MIND FOR THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION. TO GET MORE STORIES LIKE THIS, DOWNLOAD THE STRAIGHT ARROW NEWS APP AND SIGN UP FOR ALERTS FROM ME – JACK AYLMER – TO KEEP YOU PLUGGED IN.

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