Lexus is offering several ways to enhance the ownership experience for customers purchasing its all-new, all-electric RZ 450e crossover. The luxury car manufacturer has announced that it will be working with ChargePoint, a leading provider of public EV charging stations and home charging equipment, and Qmerit, an EV integration solutions provider, to offer home chargers, installation services, and access to a vast network of public charging stations.
To support a home charging experience, Lexus dealers will offer customers the option to purchase a ChargePoint Home Flex Level 2 charger at the dealership or directly from ChargePoint online. The ChargePoint Home Flex is ENERGY STAR certified and Wi-Fi enabled, and can be installed indoors or outdoors. It also comes with a 23-foot charging cable to support different parking configurations. With the ChargePoint Home Flex, electric vehicles can be charged up to nine times faster than a standard outlet, with the home charger able to charge up to 25 miles of range per hour and fully charge the battery when plugged in overnight.
For installation options, Lexus has selected Qmerit to guide RZ 450e customers through the process. Qmerit offers end-to-end services that include locating a certified electrician to install the EV charger, providing an initial free quote, and additional services. Customers will be introduced to Qmerit during their purchase checkout process at participating dealers.
For public charging, RZ 450e customers will also have access to ChargePoint's extensive network of Level 2 and Level 3 (DC fast) chargers across North America, including roaming partner stations. The network offers access to more than 80% of charging spots in North America, providing customers the ability to charge when, where, and how they want. Through the Lexus app, customers will also be able to quickly find, use, and pay for vehicle charging thanks to the integration of ChargePoint's public charging APIs.