LAcarGUY's Electrification Project
LAcarGuy becomes the first Automotive Dealership in the U.S. to Have Open-Access Charging Stations for Plug-in Hybrid & Battery Electric Vehicles
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On November 8, 2010 LAcarGUY dealerships became the first in the country to offer public Level 2 SAE J-1772 Electric Vehicle charging stations. LAcarGUY hopes to lead the way in developing an Electric Vehicle infrastructure to advance the public's awareness and transition to Electric and Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles. LAcarGUY plans to install 8 charging stations by the end of 2011.
"This is yet another step for us to support the community with sustainable options. It's our commitment to ensuring that our daily driving habits contribute to a healthier planet." - Mike Sullivan, LAcarGUY president/owner
LAcarGUY EV Charging Station Timeline
- June 30th: Mike Sullivan announces plans to install level 2 Charging stations during Fisker Santa Monica event. The Fisker will be LAcarGUY's first plug-in vehicle.
- Nov 8th: Two level 2 EV charging stations go live at Toyota of Hollywood. LAcarGUY owner Mike Sullivan hosted a green ribbon-cutting ceremony at Toyota of Hollywood. Actor/Environmentalist/LAcarGUY customer Ed Begley Jr. was the first to receive a charge in at 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid prototype.
- Nov 19th: Toyota Santa Monica installs three EV charging stations. Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce President cuts Green Ribbon. Toyota Santa Monica earns Sustainable Business award from Senator Fran Pavley