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Does Quick Charging Hurt Battery Life? Total Miles Are More Important

By Antony Ingram 1,248 views Mar 19, 2014 Follow Antony Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter 2013 Nissan Leaf Enlarge Photo Some electric car makers, notably Nissan with its Leaf, make recommendations that owners don't charge too frequently using quick-charging stations. The belief is that the chemical processes involved in rapidly charging a battery can lead it to degrade faster than regular charges, reducing range. But is that really the case? One ongoing experiment in Phoenix, Arizona, suggests it might not be--and that overall mileage could be more important. The Idaho National Laboratory (via Simanaitis Says ) is currently evaluating four Nissan Leaf electric cars around a set network of roads in Phoenix. Two of the cars are being recharged using 'Level 2' 220-volt, 40-amp recharging points, while the other two cars enjoy a DC quick charge--typically good f...

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