google maps adds realtime availability of ev chargers in the us and uk

Google has just made life easier for electric car users thanks to its latest update in Google Maps. Now EV drivers can enjoy live updated information on charger availability in the US and UK so they don’t have to spend time waiting for their next top up.

A simple “ev charging stations” search query will bring out the nearest charger and show availability information. According to Google, users will be able to see details such as port types, charging speeds and availability alongside photos, ratings, and reviews from other drivers. Google said it partnered with Chargemaster, EVgo,…