An electric car charger factory opened in Texas

An electric car charger factory opened in Texas

Siemens has officially opened its new car charger factory outside Dallas, Texas to manufacture chargers for the US market.

This is Siemens’ second EV charging plant in the US and is part of the company’s plan to build 1 million EV chargers for the US market.

Siemens’ new plant in Carrollton, Texas, manufactures VersiCharge Blues, which are Level 2 AC EV chargers. Buy American-compatible chargers between 48 to 80 amps (11.5 to 19.5 kW), and the company says they can be used in almost any facility, including commercial, federal and school buses, as well as offices, hospitals, stadiums airplanes, universities, parking garages and lots.

In North Carolina, Siemens manufactures DC chargers for eBus and eTruck depots and has established a training and education program.

Last year, it announced a $54 million investment in its Grand Prairie and Pomona, California plants, and recently expanded its Spartanburg, South Carolina plant.

Siemens is the first outside investor in Electrify America, the largest super-fast charging network in North America. In June, the company and Volkswagen announced they had raised $450 million for Electrify America to accelerate the development of charging infrastructure in the United States.