The town of Matthews is exploring a partnership with an Asheville-based company to bring electric-vehicle charging stations to the community.
Brightfield Transportation Solutions is offering to install charging stations for free in towns. The goal is to provide such stations across the state to allow electric-car owners to drive their vehicles while on vacation or for longer distances.
“We’ve been looking at wanting to do this for the last couple of years, but it’s been cost prohibitive,” said Matthews spokeswoman Annette Privette Keller. “We see this as another opportunity to provide another amenity to our citizens as well as people traveling to Matthews.”
Brightfield is working with Nissan, the U.S. Department of Energy, Advanced Energy and Centralina…