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FLO assembles first FLO Ultra charging stations in Michigan

Charges most electric vehicles to 80% in 15 minutes with up to 320 kW
Designed to meet NEVI and Buy America Act requirements

AUBURN HILLS, Michigan., May 23, 2024 /PRNewswire/ – FLO, a leading North American electric vehicle (EV) charging company and smart charging solutions provider, announced that the first of its innovative FLO Ultra DC fast chargers has officially rolled off the assembly line in its facilities in Auburn Hills, Michigan. This milestone marks a significant step in FLO’s ongoing commitment to deploying fast charging infrastructure for electric vehicles throughout the United States and Canada.

“With 42% of users accessing DC fast chargers at least once a month and 60% relying on them for longer multi-city trips, it’s clear that fast charging options are vital to support the transition. electric”. saying Luis TremblayPresident and CEO of FLO. “At FLO, we are committed to meeting this critical need by providing robust and reliable fast charging solutions like the FLO Ultra charger. Our mission is to ensure drivers have the power they need, when and where they need it, to drive with confidence. a electric vehicle”.

The FLO Ultra charger can charge most EVs to 80% in just 15 minutes using a dual-port 320kW power configuration, reinforcing FLO’s promise to deliver the best fast charging experience. Designed to meet the standards of the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Program (NEVI) and the Buy America Act, these chargers support federal initiatives to build a cohesive national network of electric vehicle charging stations, which aims to alleviate anxiety about the reach and increase public confidence in electric vehicles.

“The FLO Ultra charger is set to redefine what drivers expect from public charging stations with powerful charging and a versatile design.” aggregate Martine St-OngeFLO Manufacturing Operations Director. “As we increase production, we hope to make it more accessible to own and drive electric vehicles by bringing our FLO Ultra charger to more locations around the world. North America“.

The FLO Ultra charger features the new FLO motorized cable management system. The EZLift system is designed to keep cables off the ground and provide extended reach allowing the cable to reach electric vehicles regardless of the vehicle’s port location. Most importantly, the motorized system makes the cables appear lighter and easier to maneuver, reducing strain on users.

This production launch follows a series of rigorous testing that ensures each charger meets FLO’s high standards for durability and reliability, including a 98% uptime. As more FLO Ultra chargers come out, they will become a familiar sight at public charging stations, offering a fast, easy and efficient charging solution for electric vehicle drivers on the go.

“Today we celebrate not only the technological innovation that FLO Ultra chargers represent, but also the hard work and dedication of our team here at Michigan“,” St-Onge concluded.

For more information about FLO’s products and mission, visit flo.com.

F.L.O.®FLO Ultra and FLO EZLift™are registered or unregistered trademarks of Services FLO Inc.

About FLO
FLO is a leading North American electric vehicle (EV) charging network operator and provider of smart charging solutions. We help overcome climate change and accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles through a vertically integrated business model and providing electric vehicle drivers with the best charging experience from curb to field. Each month, we enable more than 1.5 million charging events thanks to more than 100,000 fast and Level 2 charging stations for electric vehicles deployed in public, private and residential locations. FLO operates its network in North America with facilities in Michigan and Quebec. To learn more about what “EV Charging Done Right™” means to us, visit flo.com.

SOURCE FLO