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Polaris launches off-road vehicle charging network

Polaris will also offer customers a chance to get up close and personal with the brand's all-electric UTVs on some of these trails.

According to reports, Polaris has partnered with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to launch a charging network for electric vehicles on off-road trails.

The off-road charging network will be set up in Michigan state's upper peninsula area. As per reports, the charging network will be spread across 100 miles of scenic off-road trails, allowing adventurers to ride or drive through them with their electric vehicles.

Currently, 4 charging stations are said to have already been set up on state-designated ORV trails. Polaris will also offer customers a chance to get up close and personal with the brand's all-electric UTVs on some of these trails.

Andrew Chase, VP of Strategy & Partnerships at Polaris, stated, "It is an honour to mark the opening of this unique off-road electric charging network developed in partnership with the State of Michigan and the local communities along this trail system. Polaris and Michigan are connected in our efforts to bring exciting innovation and the latest technology to outdoor recreation."

Justine Johnson, Chief Mobility Offer, Michigan State, also echoed similar sentiments, stating, "Working in tandem with Polaris to launch an electric off-road vehicle charging network in the Upper Peninsula, exemplifies how working through public-private partnerships bring ideation to fruition in every corner of Michigan. We applaud Polaris’s effort to support the growth of a reliable EV charging infrastructure in one of Michigan’s favourite ORV riding destinations."

Source: RideApart

 
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