SAE J-1772

 
Chargeway: the best electric-car idea you've never heard of

Chargeway: the best electric-car idea you've never heard of

Pretty much everyone knows how to put fuel into a conventional car. You pull up to the pump, open the vehicle's fuel door, put a credit card into the pump, select diesel or one of three grades of gasoline, lift the hose, and pump. (In New Jersey and Oregon, someone else does this for you.)... read more

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Combined Charging System plug for DC fast charging

New SAE Fast-Charging Standard To Be Shown Next Week

Remember the monstrosity we showed you that'll be your next electric car charging plug? Well, it hasn't disappeared in the intervening months, and eight global automakers are... read more May 3, 2012 by 13


 
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) J-1772 "combo" electric-car charging plug

This Monstrosity Will Be Your Next Electric-Car Charging Plug

It's almost the size of a misshapen softball, but it may be the charging combo you will have to use for quick charging on future electric cars. The U.S. Society of Automotive... read more August 16, 2011 by 21


 
Scenes from dedication of electric-car charging station at Creekside Inn, Palo Alto, CA

Will Euro-Squabbles Cripple Cross-Border Electric Car Charging?

Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it, said the philosopher Santayana. And there seems to be a very real chance that Europe is heading toward a variety... read more July 7, 2011 by 0


 
2011 Nissan Leaf at quick-charging station

U.S. Carmakers To Japan: Don't Need Your Stinkin' Fast-Charge

So you bought a 2011 Nissan Leaf, and paid for the optional $700 quick-charge connector. Now you're able to get an 80-percent battery recharge in just 30 minutes, albeit from... read more May 13, 2011 by 38


 

 
 

 
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