Electric Vehicle - Nissan develops 10-minute electric car charger

Charging an electric vehicle can take a long time if you have to wait for it, though most studies suggest that most of the consumers will charge their vehicles while at home or work and charge their car in the 90% of the time they don't use it.

 

Fast charging is another option, where untill now you could get 0-80% charge in under 30 minutes, Nissan has developped a technology that will take just 10 minutes. It might be a while before we see this to become common technology in the EV industry, but we're bound to see this, or a competing technology, surface and smoothen our longer EV rides.

 

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The breakthrough reportedly came by changing the electrode inside a capacitor from carbon to tungsten oxide and vanadium oxide to improve power, reports Asean Automotive News.

Batteries charged using the updated system were complete in ten minutes, with no significant effect on storage capacity or voltage, the reports said.

(via Instapaper)

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