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The Dallas Morning News reports that Kroger “will introduce electric vehicle charging stations at select stores in the North Texas market this year.

“The charges will be free during the introductory year. In 2013, a pay system comparable to having a toll tag will be implemented, Kroger said.”
KC's View:
It is interesting that even though there are forecasts that there could be as many as 100,000 electric car sales in the U.S. this year, Chevrolet has decided to shut down production of its Volt electric car for five weeks because of slow sales and extra inventory. I don’t think there is much question that we’re going to slowly move to cars that use alternative energy, and I applaud the companies that are making electric charging stations available, but the whole thing is taking longer that one would hope.