Fast Charging

 
Tesla Model 3 could charge faster in Europe, charging network results suggest

Tesla Model 3 could charge faster in Europe, charging network results suggest

Deliveries of the Tesla Model 3 in Europe have just started. So too have some accounts of the most significant difference included in European-market versions of the electric sedan: their CCS Combo DC fast charging port. One of those first accounts has come from the European charging network... read more

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2019 Nissan Leaf

2019 Nissan Leaf Plus revealed: 226-mile range, quicker acceleration

Nissan unveiled Tuesday a new version of the 2019 Leaf electric car, called the Leaf Plus or Leaf e+, that can go well over 200 miles on a charge. Although such a model has... read more January 8, 2019 by


 
Volkswagen mobile DC fast charger

Volkswagen tests mobile DC fast charging station for urban network gaps

Automakers face some daunting challenges in selling electric vehicles to urban apartment-dwellers, who are often without a home charging point. As a partial response... read more January 2, 2019 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Volt

Trump on electric cars, tailpipe tests, tech to clean up engines: Today's Car News

EVgo launches its first ultra-fast charger in the desert. Microwave ignition claims to clean up internal combustion. And a group proposes publishing its own independent... read more December 18, 2018 by


 
2019 Audi e-tron first drive  -  Abu Dhabi UAE, December 2018

Faster fast chargers, Hyundai fuel cells, Prius and e-tron drives: The Week in Reverse

Which company's promised new diesel SUV won't be coming to America after all? What technology did Green Car Reports find we were happy won't make it to America in an electric... read more December 15, 2018 by


 
Waymo self-driving car

Super-fast Porsche charging, no Hyundai diesel, best deals: Today's Car News

Hyundai decides to bin its plans for a diesel-powered version of the new Santa Fe. Porsche ups the ante on fast charging speeds. A report reveals who's really funding the... read more December 14, 2018 by


 
FastCharge 450-kilowatt charging station prototype

Porsche already has a prototype that will charge faster than its 350-kw Taycan

The Porsche Taycan, when it arrives toward the end of 2019, will likely have the quickest, highest-power DC fast charging of any production vehicle. But Porsche apparently is... read more December 14, 2018 by


 
2019 Arc Vector

Infiniti tech, Chrysler Pacifica recall, Hyundai Kona electric, charging costs: Today's Car News

Infiniti bumps turbo fuel efficiency with a new variable-compression engine. Chrysler recalls Pacifica Hybrid plug-in minivans—again. Faster charging is... read more November 6, 2018 by


 
Chevrolet eCOPO Camaro concept

Chevy eCOPO Camaro hints at 800-volt charging

Chevrolet can't let Teslas win all the electric drag races. Monday night at the Specialty Equipment Manufacturers' Association gathering in Las Vegas, Chevrolet revealed an... read more October 30, 2018 by


 
Volvo invests in Freewire

Volvo goes off the grid, invests in mobile-charging experts Freewire

Volvo Cars has announced an investment in Freewire Technologies, a company that emphasizes mobile charging solutions. Freewire earlier this year attracted a $5 million... read more October 25, 2018 by


 
North Carolina State University fast charger is much smaller, half the cost

New fast charger is more efficient, smaller, and half the cost

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a 50-kw fast charger that they say costs half as much as conventional DC fast chargers, is more efficient, and... read more October 23, 2018 by


 
EVgo charging station in Union City, California with resused BMW i3 battery backup

How fast is fast enough for fast charging? Twitter poll results

In an effort to make electric-car charging as ubiquitous and easy as filling up with gas, fast chargers are coming to malls, gas stations, rest areas and more, and these... read more October 10, 2018 by


 
Audi e-tron GT prototype teaser

Report: Audi e-tron GT electric sport coupe will fast-charge in 12 minutes

Audi revealed last month that its e-tron GT, which is described as a “highly dynamic coupe,” will make its debut at the Los Angeles auto show in November... read more October 9, 2018 by


 
Mockup of Chargeway dealership kiosk to explain charging to electric-car shoppers, June 2018

Why Chargeway matters: making EV charging comprehensible for buyers, dealers, utilities, networks

Ask anyone what kind of fuel their next car will take, and you'll likely get one of three answers: regular, premium, or diesel. Ask that same person what kind of charging an... read more June 18, 2018 by


 
Electrify America 350 kw chargers at Home Depot in Chicopee, Mass.

Electrify America switches on the first 350 KW Fast Charging station in Chicopee, Mass.

Though it lacked the crowds and fanfare of a Tesla launch, an unveiling yesterday in Chicopee, Mass., may have at least as much impact on electric-car drivers going forward... read more May 3, 2018 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car in Maven car-sharing fleet, Los Angeles [photo: Dan MacMedan fo

GM, EVgo to build Chevy Bolt EV fast-charging network, for Maven drivers only

General Motors has consistently declined to fund public charging stations that increase the utility and long-distance potential of the electric cars it sells. The company... read more April 12, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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