Charging conundrum discussed at IDTechEx's EV event in Berlin

Electric vehicles used to have a set of different challenges for broad adoption. One of them was electric vehicle range, which was translated on what is known as range anxiety, this is the fear of getting stranded with no battery juice in the middle of your trip. The second one is price and resale value. Finally the availability and convenience of charging stations. Electric vehicle range is improving every year and the future promises even further improvement. Today non premium electric cars can achieve 400 km in standard test conditions and at least 300 km in normal use conditions, like the Renault Zoe ZE40. This car was the best seller pure electric vehicle in 2017 in Europe with approx. 31,000 vehicles sold. In relation to the first generation of battery packs this new model has doubled thee battery capacity to 41 kWh of usable energy keeping the same battery module si...

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