Toyota, ChargePoint partner on EV charging solutions

Toyota, ChargePoint partner on EV charging solutions

In preparation for the launch of its all-new 2023 bZ4X battery electric SUV later this year, Toyota Motor North America, Inc. (Toyota) will work with ChargePoint, Inc. to offer customers home and public EV charging solutions.

For home charging, bZ4X customers will have the option to purchase a ChargePoint Home Flex Level 2 charger from participating Toyota dealerships or directly from ChargePoint online. ChargePoint Home Flex is Energy Star certified and Wi-Fi enabled, can be installed indoors or out, comes with a 23-ft. charging cable to support different parking configurations and can charge electric vehicles up to nine times faster than a standard outlet, the company says. Translated for the bZ4X, the home charger can charge up to 25 miles of range per hour and fully charge the battery when plugged in overnight.

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For home charging, bZ4X customers will have the option to purchase a ChargePoint Home Flex Level 2 charger from participating Toyota dealerships or directly from ChargePoint online.

To install the ChargePoint Home Flex, Qmerit has been selected to help guide bZ4X customers through the process of locating a certified EV charger installer.

ChargePoint also offers a public network of Level 2 and Level 3 (DC fast) chargers, including roaming partner stations, across North America. Drivers of the bZ4X can access more than 80% of charging spots in North America. In utilizing ChargePoint public charging APIs, Toyota says it offers seamless access to bZ4X drivers with the convenience of being able to quickly find, use and pay for vehicle charging via the Toyota App.

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