Temple Terrace to get first EV charging station

TEMPLE TERRACE — Electric vehicles have been a game changer for Jamie and Kimberly Robe.

He drives a battery-powered Nissan Leaf and she sports a Chevy Volt, an electric car that also runs on gas.

“We basically never go to the gas station and there’s no oil to change,” said Jamie, who every weekday morning drives 11 miles from his home in Temple Terrace to a downtown Tampa parking lot near his workplace, where he “fills up” at one of its EV charging stations.

On the other hand, Kimberly, a stay-at-home mom of their four children, generally charges her car with an EV charger in the garage.

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