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Costco removing electric car chargers

There's news for electric cars owners hoping to recharge at Costco; the New York Times says the membership-club chain is pulling its chargers out of the ground, explaining that customers don't use them.

August 19, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
There's news for electric cars owners hoping to recharge at Costco; the New York Times says the membership-club chain is pulling its chargers out of the ground, explaining that customers don't use them.

Costco was an early leader in offering electric-vehicle charging to its customers, going back as far as 15 years.

A Costco general manager says just a handful of people are actually using the devices, making them inefficient and not productive.