Totally disparate news items, but telling nonetheless.

Volvo just reported their best sales results ever in May, with their electric Recharge models representing almost 21% of total Volvo Cars USA sales. It’s no coincidence that Volvo has had 12 consecutive months of growth given that more and more of their line-up is electric.

And convenience-store chain 7-Eleven plans to install 500 DC fast-charging stations at 250 United States and Canada locations by the end of 2022.

Drive an electric XC40, grab a Slurpee while you charge. It’s the future…