Fast charging is beginning a slow rollout for electric vehicles in the United States. Automotive News reports.
With electric vehicles hitting the streets and level 3 DC fast-charging stations getting ready to pop up along busy interstate corridors, readers wondered if frequent EV charging would reduce battery life span and void the warranty.
Electric car charging is set to get a whole lot quicker. Infracharge will shortly roll out out a new set of charging stations it says can recharge electric cars in as little as 2.5 hours
Infracharge's new product, the Chargemaster FastCharge, chucks out a whopping 32A (7kW) current, more than twice the amount offered by today's charging posts.
Electric vehicles equipped with fast-charging capability are headed to production and will be on the road next year. Will Ecotality's charging stations soon be set up at malls and gas stations?
Telsa Motor's Model S sedan -- set to debut March 26 -- will have be 440-volt fast-charging capability, wrote Rachel Konrad, spokesperson for Tesla Motors in an email.
In order to boost the electric car industry, Tesla CEO Elon Musk vowed that the company would not sue when other companies use its patents.
In shareholder conference comments and while talking to a BBC reporter, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk hints at opening up electric car technology to competitors.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk isn't just planning one site for the company's future battery gigafactory--he's actually looking at two.
Norman Hajjar hopes to set the record for the world's longest car trip powered by electricity. He also wants to make a point about the need to build out US infrastructure for e-vehicles.