Mitsubishi Launches Australia's First Public EV Fast Charging Unit
February 2, 2011 - 9:30am

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Mitsubishi Motors Australia Limited (MMAL) has unveiled the first public EV fast charging unit (FCU) in Australia. The FCU has been installed (by Club Assist) in front of the company's Adelaide, South Australia head office and is designed to offer the convenience of a fast charge facility to drivers of MMAL's ground breaking Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric vehicle.

The Fast Charge Unit is an Aker Wade unit installed by Club Assist and is powered by 100 per cent accredited green electricity provided
by AGL Energy Limited.

Paul Stevenson; MMAL Senior Logistics Manager opens the proceedings.

Masahiko Takahashi; MMAL's President and CEO unveiled the FCU this morning
at a launch attended by South Australian i-MiEV owners, council
and government VIPs and MMAL employees and staff.

Adelaide Lord Mayor; Stephen Yarwood spoke a few words before the
"Fast Charge" demonstration took place.

Adelaide Lord Mayor Stephen Yarwood, the Mayor of Marion Felicity-ann Lewis
with the MMAL CEO Masahiko Takahashi and assisted by
Ashley Sanders (MMAL i-MiEV Project Manager)(left),
plug the large connector from the Fast Charge Unit into the i-MiEV.

Fast Charging !

The large Fast Charge connector connected.

The Adelaide Lord Mayor Stephen Yarwood and the Marion Mayor Felicity-ann Lewis with the i-MiEVs in the background.

I counted a total of ten i-MiEVs at this event.

Many people attended, this is one group.

A couple more i-MiEVs...

Morning tea is served...

A great meeting place in the shade.

i-MiEV was centre stage.

Photos and report by Eric Rodda with thanks going to Bob Gell from Club Assist.