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Buying An Electric Car: Why Charging Rate, DC Quick-Charging Matter

By John Voelcker 583 views Oct 14, 2015 Follow John Add to circle NRG eVgo electric-car charging station Enlarge Photo We all know how to compare horsepower, acceleration, and gas mileage. Practical car buyers know to look at cargo volume, too. But when it comes to buying your first electric car, there are a few things you need to know about charging. Like the better-known measurements, the rate at which a plug-in car can charge its battery is a specification you should ask about before you sign on the line. DON'T MISS: Electric Car Charging: The Basics You Need To Know That's because the charging rate directly affects the time it takes for the car to recharge the battery to its full capacity, and hence its full rated range. In broad strokes, if you're confident that you can charge your car at home every night--or at work every day--then recharge rate may not be quite so i...

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