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Has China 'Messed Up' Its Electric-Car Charging Standards? - Green Car Reports

By Antony Ingram 519 views Jul 24, 2014 Follow Antony Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter courtesy Bentley Enlarge Photo Recent electric car news from China might lead you to believe things are finally on the up, after years of poor sales and uncertainty. There is still though one major hurdle the country needs to overcome before electric cars are fully viable--charging standards. It's an issue debated in every country that has decided to promote electric car so far, and one that automakers and governing bodies have worked hard to standardize over the last few years. Although there's still no single global standard, some countries are doing better than others. China, says Alysha Webb on her ChinaEV Blog , is still a bit of a mess--there's no single standard, no standardized connector and often, little chance that your own chosen electric vehicle will be able to...

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