Tesla isn’t the only company developing convenient electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions. Volkswagen (VW) is working on their own supercharger-like network of fast-charging EV stations as well.
Since 2011 businesses have increasingly sought to attract Electric Vehicle owners. Many Fortune 500 companies have stated their support for EVs, and Walmart joins that list by increasing their investment in EV Technology. By contracting with Volkswagen they are not only providing value to their (very loyal) customer base, but are also capitalizing on an opportunity to become involved in the energy industry.
With over 100 Walmart locations tapped to provide this EV service, Walmart can expect to attract new customers looking to charge while they shop, as well as retaining existing customers for longer dwelling periods.
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