Hyundai's latest Ioniq 5 EV, which supports a fast charger with an output of 350kW, can travel 220 kilometres on a five-minute charge
Wallbox began construction of the 130,000 square foot facility in April, which will go into production in the third quarter of 2022 and is expected to produce 250,000 units in 2022.
Congress last year approved $7.5 billion in government funding for EV charging stations but legislation has stalled for new tax incentives to purchase and build EVs
Smart charging software allows EV owners to plug in anytime for cheap off-peak hour rates. This eases strain on the power grid and saves drivers money
Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said charging stations have been included as part of wayside amenities contracts being awarded by the Highways Authority of India