By Stephen Nakrosis

 

Jeep on Friday said it created the Jeep 4xe Charging Network and will install EV Level 2 chargers at trailheads across the U.S.

"Jeep-branded EV charging stations will be installed at or near the trailheads of Jeep Badge of Honor off-road trails over the next year, allowing owners to take full-advantage of their electrified Jeep SUV," the vehicle maker said.

Jeep 4xe owners will get free charging via a custom mobile app, the company said.

The company said the first charging stations would be installed at Moab, Rubicon Trail and Big Bear and will be operational this spring.

Jeep said it is partnering with Electrify America on the project, and Electrify America will run the network.

The creation of the network coincides with the launch of the 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid, the vehicle maker said.

 

Write to Stephen Nakrosis at stephen.nakrosis@wsj.com

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

March 26, 2021 13:04 ET (17:04 GMT)

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