Orlando, Florida – U.S. motor club AAA has demonstrated a fully-functioning mobile electric charging unit for electric vehicles that is ready to be deployed into the club’s roadside assistance operations.

The new charging unit will go into service in select cities across the U.S. later this summer. 

“For more than 100 years, AAA has been a leader in addressing the needs of the motoring public,” said John Nielsen, national director of auto repair, buying services and consumer information. “Dating back to the early days of the automobile, AAA has kept the pulse of the ever-changing automotive industry, and that continues today as we ready AAA’s emergency road service operations to address the emerging electric vehicle market.”

The club will announce details of the unit and deployment plans in July at the official vehicle unveiling at the Plug-In 2011 Conference and Exposition in North Carolina.

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