EV Charging - San Bernardino, CA

 

Many electric vehicles are exclusively charged at home. If time is not an issue, drivers can charge any EV by connecting to a standard household electrical outlet. Some utilities also offer special rates for EV charging to reduce charging costs at home. Your local Volkswagen dealership in San Bernardino wants to help our EV drivers hit the road with confidence and avoid range anxiety when travelling extended distances. 


How can I charge my EV when I'm away from home?


Many of the chargers are medium-speed Level 2-240-volt AC chargers. Prices for use will vary. Beyond your at-home EV wall charger, some of the public options available for EV and Hybrid drivers include:


  • Some private businesses will make chargers available for their customers

  • EV retailers frequently have charging stations at their facilities

  • Workplaces sometimes offer EV charging for employees

  • To encourage EV use, some municipalities and utilities have installed public charging stations


If you are seeking high speed Level 3-DC Fast chargers, there are often options located near dining and shopping outlets where drivers can pass the charging time. Some of the bigger networks in California include:



Where can I find a public charging station near me in Pomona, Moreno Valley, or Pasadena, California?


Check out a map of public charging stations when you visit Plug-In America. The number of charging stations is expanding quickly. Be sure to reference these maps frequently for updates. 


How can I learn more about carpool lane eligibility with my EV or Hybrid vehicle?


Regardless of the number of passengers in your vehicle, some EVs can get free access to carpool lanes because of California's desire to encourage electric vehicle usage. 


Still have questions about public charging options for your Volkswagen EV or Hybrid? Contact the sales professionals at Car Pros Volkswagen of San Bernardino by giving us a call at (909) 522-3220 or visit us at 1600 S. Camino Real, San Bernardino CA 92408 and let our team help answer any questions you may have. 


DISCLAIMERS:

The California Clean Fuel Reward is a California statewide electric vehicle time-of-sale (or lease) incentive program funded through the California Air Resource Board's Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). The program is administered by Southern California Edison Company on behalf of all participating Electric Distribution Utilities. The California Clean Fuel Reward is available to anyone who resides in California and purchases or leases a new eligible vehicle from a participating retailer. The objective of the program is to help California reach its carbon reduction goals by incentivizing retail customers seeking to purchase or lease a new vehicle to choose an electric vehicle by providing a time-of-sale discount on eligible vehicles.

Battery Electric (BEV) and Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) light-duty vehicles with a battery capacity of 5 kWh or greater are eligible for the California Clean Fuel Reward.

The reward is offered on a sliding scale, depending on battery size, up to $1,500. Vehicles must be purchased at a participating retailer. Find a retailer near you.

California Clean Fuel Reward recipients may not be eligible to receive other utility-sponsored LCFS rewards, such as the SCE Clean Fuel Reward, PG&E Clean Fuel Rebate, or SDG&E Limited EV Purchase Credit. Please visit specific utility websites for more details on eligibility of specific programs.