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Guangdong: The Chinese province with more EV chargers than all of the US

The coastal region, which borders Hong Kong, has built hundreds of thousands of public charging points - the EV equivalent of gas pumps - over the past few years

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Selina Xu | Bloomberg
Range anxiety is a thing of the past for electric vehicle owners in the Chinese province of Guangdong.  

The coastal region, which borders Hong Kong, has built hundreds of thousands of public charging points — the EV equivalent of gas pumps — over the past few years. With 345,126 public chargers and 19,116 charging stations as of the end of September, Guangdong has the largest EV charging network in China, one that has more than doubled from a year ago, according to the China Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Promotion Alliance. That’s around three times as many public chargers in the

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First Published: Oct 22 2022 | 9:11 AM IST

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