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Cadillac Fairview puts a charge into shopping across Canada

Shoppers across Canada who take their electric vehicles to the mall will soon benefit from an expanded charging network at one of the country’s largest property owners.

Cadillac Fairview, which owns malls and other properties, announced plans to install up to 45 new chargers at 15 locations in Canada. To do so, the company is partnering with Quebec-based AddEnergie and it’s Flo network of chargers.

Each site will feature at least three chargers, with two Level 2s and one universal fast charger.

Chevrolet Volt stops at an EV charging station
Chevrolet Volt at an EV charging station

In all, Cadillac Fairview wants to have 30 Level 2 chargers and 15 fast chargers, which give an 80-per-cent charge in just 30 minutes. If you want to extend your time at the mall, a Level 2 charger will do the same thing in three to four hours.

The new chargers will be part of the Flo network and connected to the company’s mobile app, which allows them to be located easily and allows users to track the status of their charging vehicle.

The new chargers are on top of the 60 already in place at various Cadillac Fairview locations.

Here’s a look at the sites getting new chargers in 2017 or 2018: Toronto Eaton Centre, Toronto Fairview Mall, Toronto Fairview Park, Kitchener Lime Ridge, Hamilton Markville, Markham Rideau Centre, Ottawa Sherway Gardens, Toronto Shops at Don Mills, Toronto Polo Park, Winnipeg Champlain, Dieppe Galeries d’Anjou, Montreal Promenades St-Bruno, Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville Fairview Pointe Claire, Pointe-Claire Carrefour Laval, Laval Masonville, London

And here’s where you can already find charging sites: Toronto-Dominion Centre, Toronto Galeries d’Anjou, Montreal Deloitte Tower, Montreal Chinook Centre, Calgary Market Mall, Calgary Calgary City Centre, Calgary Pacific Centre, Vancouver Pender Place, Vancouver HSBC Building, Vancouver Granville Square, Vancouver

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