27 Feb '14, 9pm

China installing huge DC fast charging network using yet another standard

There's no evidence at all there will be a charging network, let alone that it will be huge! "The charging solution will be sold through DENZA dealerships"... how many car buyers will pay big money for DC fast charging? And I've yet to see a wall-mounted DC fast charge system, every other one is a big standalone box, so this sounds fishy or underpowered. The only mention of a network is the vague and meaningless "Public DC fast charging is expected to be rolled out in China in the near future." "China will become the global leader for electric vehicle (EV) fast charging" is aspirational feel-good talk, not a plan. Reminds me of http://green.autoblog.com/2011/05/02/better-place-signs-deal-in-china-state-grid-wants-2-300-swap-st/ "State Grid [Corporation of China] plans to build 2,351 electric-charging and battery-swap stations with 220,000 charging poles to meet the develop...

Full article: http://green.autoblog.com/2014/02/27/china-installing-hug...

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