Society of Automotive Engineers Approves New Chargers That Will Recharge EVs in Minutes

by Marc Carter, 10/16/12

The days of waiting hours to recharge your electric vehicle may soon be behind you. The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)—an international body which sets technical standards in the industry—has just approved a potentially game-changing standard that will reduce charging times to mere minutes. The new DC direct charging was developed with hundreds of automakers, utilities and equipment builders, and it could allow for charging times as short as 20 minutes – compared to the eight hours or more offered by today’s charging system.

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