27 May '11, 1pm

Electric Car Charging Faster With Unofficial Hardware Upgrade

Electric Car Charging Faster With Unofficial Hardware Upgrade

We’ll admit that when we first heard that some technically-minded Nissan Leaf owners and engineers were hacking the portable 120 Volt level 1 Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE - or charge cable) provided with every 2011 Nissan Leaf we were more than cautious to the idea that it could be safely modified to run from any domestic 240 V power outlet. But several months, and many satisfied customers later, EVSEupgrade.com, the tiny firm responsible for the now popular upgrade to the Panasonic-built portable EVSE unit sold with the 2011 Nissan Leaf, has gone one step further and announced that it is now able to offer an EVSE upgrade which will enable any Nissan Leaf or Chevrolet Volt owner to ditch the wall-mounted charging station and charge their cars at maximum power wherever a 240V power outlet can be found. While the original 240V EVSE upgrade effectively halved the c...

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