Partners with Plug In BC to install six new stations along the West Coast
May 30, 2013
/CNW/ - For electric vehicle owners in
is now fueling road trips in more ways than one. The company has announced the expansion of their electric vehicle charging station pilot launched earlier this year in
, by unveiling six new charging stations at restaurants throughout B.C.
announced the pilot in February in an effort to study the technology, its usage and opportunities.
"We have been thrilled with the results of the pilot so far. Usage of the charging station in
has surpassed our expectations and we received many calls with requests to expand the pilot," said
, Senior Director, International Strategic Restaurant Design and Building Standards,
. "With more than 3,300 eligible restaurants across the country, we continue to look for opportunities to expand the pilot and contribute to the EV infrastructure."
The BC expansion, supported by the Province of BC's Community Charging Infrastructure Fund and Koben Systems Inc. (KSI), placed charging stations strategically in
to create paths within the province, allowing guests to travel from restaurant to restaurant strictly on electric power.
offers charging stations as a courtesy to guests, at the following restaurant locations:
Tim Hortons Inc. Overview
- 1812 Bowen Road, Nanaimo, BC
- 845 Goldstream Ave, Langford, BC
- 1384 Main Street, North Vancouver, BC
- 6641 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC
- 1861 Sumas Way, Abbotsford, BC
- 1450 United Blvd, Coquitlam, BC
is one of the largest publicly-traded restaurant chains in
based on market capitalization, and the largest in
. Operating in the quick service segment of the restaurant industry,
appeals to a broad range of consumer tastes, with a menu that includes premium coffee, espresso-based hot and cold specialty drinks, including lattes, cappuccinos and espresso shots, specialty teas and fruit smoothies, home-style soups, fresh Panini and classic sandwiches, wraps, hot breakfast sandwiches and fresh baked goods, including our trademark donuts. As of
had 4,288 system-wide restaurants, including 3,453 in
, 808 in
the United States
and 27 in the Gulf Cooperation Council. More information about the Company is available at