Can Too Much Fast Charging Damage Your EV Battery??

  Some electric car makers, notably Nissan with its Leaf, make recommendations that owners don’t charge too frequently using quick-charging stations. The belief is that the chemical processes involved in rapidly charging a battery can lead it to degrade faster than regular charges, reducing the longterm range and preformance of the battery. But is that […]

Toyota Begin Testing Wireless Charging

Toyota will begin verification testing of its newly developed wireless charging system in late February. Toyota developed the system in cooperation with a company called Witricity,¬†which the¬†automaker has been cooperating with for several years. Toyota’s Satoshi Ogiso had said earlier in the year that the next-generation Prius Plug-in Hybrid would include a wireless charging option. […]

Electric Car Charging

A rechargeable battery is useless unless you have a place to recharge it. If you’re running out of juice in your electric car, you can’t just make a quick stop at the local petrol station — unless your local garage has a place where you can plug it in. Unfortunately, recharging the large array of […]

Electric car charging options

EV Charging Options in Ireland Electric Vehicles in Ireland will be charged through three types of connection points explained below. A purchaser of an EV who has registered for the EV Grant Scheme with SEAI will meet the plug socket requirements for the national infrastructure planned by ESB.   The following shows the main characteristics […]