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McDonalds slow to catch-up with diverse EV charging market

A release that landed on our desk this week tried to push the idea that McDonalds is a leader in EV vehicle charging, becoming Sweden’s leading restaurant chain in providing EV charging. This serves to show the growing variety of competition in the passenger-vehicle fueling market. The fast food chain has been installing EV chargers since 2009 but still only has 55 stations across the country. This accomplishment is far less significant when compared to Sweden’s rapidly expanding EV charging market.  McDonalds makes up just 1% of total Swedish EV charging stations – in 2018, Sweden has something like 5,518 EV charge points with some of these installed outside people’s homes. Another source says there are 3,600 commercial charging stations…

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