23 Sep '14, 12pm

Rapid Charging Electric-Car Batteries: Less Damaging Than We Thought?

By Stephen Edelstein 1,431 views Sep 23, 2014 Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter 2015 Nissan Leaf Enlarge Photo DC fast charging makes electric cars considerably more practical, allowing drivers to recharge a car's battery to 80 percent of capacity in half an hour or less. But quick charging was widely thought to come with a major drawback: While it lowers recharging times, research so far has indicated that fast charging shortens the lifespan of lithium-ion cells. Now a new study published in the journal Nature Materials (via Green Car Congress ) claims quick charging is less damaging than originally thought. ALSO SEE: BMW Launches Its Own DC Fast-Charging Station, Priced At $6,500 Fast charging itself was found to be less important for battery preservation than the distribution of current through the electrodes. Chevrolet Spark EV at CCS fast charging statio...

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Official: Nissan touts e-NV200 as electric VIP transport

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green.autoblog.com 23 Sep '14, 5pm

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greencarreports.com 25 Sep '14, 2pm

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Your electric car isn’t making California’s air any cleaner

Your electric car isn’t making California’s air...

grist.org 23 Sep '14, 10am

This is a tale of two zip codes. First there’s 94582: San Ramon, Calif. Since 2010, the roughly 38,000 citizens and busine...

A Li-ion Battery Charging Guide

A Li-ion Battery Charging Guide

hackaday.com 22 Sep '14, 2am

Although [pinomelean's] Lithium-ion battery guide sounds like the topic is a bit specific, you’ll find a number of recharg...

A salt water-powered electric car has been approved for roads in Europe! Via @GreenCarWebsite http…

A salt water-powered electric car has been appr...

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 25 Sep '14, 7pm

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