I love this quote: "…signed a decree on Aug. 27 requiring the owners of gas stations to equip their facilities with chargers for electric cars by Nov. 1, 2016…"
Try that in the USA and lawyers would have such a decree (edict?) tied up in courts for ten years.
In contrast, it's sad that in this country the regulatory processes are so onerous as to preclude technologies from emerging. This one comes to mind:https://clearpath.org/jays-take/nuclear-innovation-isnt-welcome/
More at hand, there are noises that the regulations for autonomous cars proposed by California DMV will drive current developers out of this state. For example:http://www.theverge.com/2015/12/16/10325672/california-dmv-regulations-autonomous-car
Back on topic, I suspect that such a decree was made without input from the EV community - who wants to hang around a filthy smelly carcinogenic gas station for a few hours? Evidently, nothing was included about the chargers themselves, so I doubt that any gas station is going to voluntarily put in DCQC. While I'm bemused at the speed with which they want these chargers to get installed, I can't help but wonder what will really happen and how the chargers will be used? OTOH, knowing that every gas station has an EVSE will have a positive effect on people's EV perceptions. Now that I think about it some more, this will be a boon for city-folk, as so much of the population lives in multi-unit dwellings... but will they dare leave their precious EV at a gas station to charge overnight? Anyway, an interesting first step and might be worth a follow-up in a few months.