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(Pocket-lint) - Porsche has announced that owners of the Porsche Taycan will benefit from three years of free charging at Electrify America charging stations across the United States. 

That deal will also include access to DC fast chargers which should allow the Taycan to get a boost of enough juice for a 60-mile journey in just four minutes. 

This announcement comes in the wake of the end of a similar deal by Telsa that gave Model S owners free access to Superchargers across the nation. That deal ended last year and now the German luxury sports car maker appears to be making moves to bump Tesla out of the luxury sports electric car market.

Klaus Zellmer, President and CEO of Porsche Cars North America said "...Electrify America and our Porsche dealer network will provide a national infrastructure for DC fast charging that frees future Taycan owners from range anxiety. And Porsche home charging technology will turn the
customer's garage into the equivalent of a personal gas station."

This deal is with Electricity America, the body set up by Volkswagen as part of its court-ordered community service settlement after the company's diesel emissions scandal in 2015.

As part of that settlement, Volkswagen agreed to invest $2 billion over a 10-year period in order to build a nationwide charging network for electric cars. 

Electrify America is planning to invest in around 900 charging stations across the entirety of the United States by the middle of 2019. With multiple dispensers available, it's estimated there will be more than 5,000 charging ports for customers to use. 

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Each station should also be located no more than 120 miles away from the last, giving customers plenty of opportunity for long-distance travel. The map above shows the planned locations of the charging locations. 

Porsche has also said that it will be adding DC fast charging ports to all 191 Porsche dealerships across the country and that 120 of those dealerships will also offer Porsche Turbo Charging. This includes a system that delivers up to 320 kW and uses the CCS (combined charging system) plug similar to the Audi e-tron Charging Service

Writing by Adrian Willings.