Honda claims it's working on 15 minute charging for its upcoming EVs

11/27/2017 07:13:32
Honda claims it's working on 15 minute charging for its upcoming EVs
Honda is addressing one of the biggest annoyances, which is the recharging times of electric vehicles.

There are a number of charging "breakthroughs" under development in the world of electric cars. Some seem more realistic than others, especially when you factor in costs, but they depend on a number of factors. Battery density, materials, charging output and onboard charging capability are all variables at play, and automakers, tech companies and universities are among the entities racing to advance EV energy technology past the fabled "tipping point" when they offer more advantages than internal combustion cars across the board. Honda has its own leap forward in charging on the horizon, saying it'll whittle charging time down to 15 minutes by 2022.

 

 

Honda claims it will launch a number of electric vehicles that year capable of adding about 150 miles of range in 15 minutes. To do this, the automaker will offer new batteries capable of taking advantage of ultra-fast chargers that we'll begin to see open up between now and when these new cars become available. Japan expects 350-kW chargers to launch in 2020, up from the 150 kW that Japan's fastest chargers currently offer. Honda will partner with another company to produce the new batteries, but it has not yet chosen that collaborator. Prior to launching the new faster-charging cars, Honda will launch mass-market electric cars in Europe and Japan in 2019 and 2020, respectively. In Europe, automakers are already partnering to install 350-kW charging stations along major highways.

 

 

Among other companies claiming breakthroughs in charging is Fisker, which says its EMotion EV will be able to add 125 miles of range in just 9 minutes of charging. Daimler recently invested in StoreDot, which claims it can provide a full charge, worth 300 miles of range, in just five minutes. Tesla is planning "Megachargers" for its electric Semi, which it says will provide 400 miles of range in 30 minutes.

0

Exploring the live auction

2015-06-03 21:25:08
online auction real-time auction online bidding

Repokar gives users the chance to get excited and go through all the fun that takes place at a real car auction by having in front of them t...

offer promotion save money

The new feature implemented by Repokar for this time is a brilliant possibility to save some money again, and namely to buy more for less money.

Fall news from RepoKar!

2016-08-29 20:58:20
cars online us auto auction action auto

Fall is the time for cooler days and night. It's also for hot latte drinks! What better way to enjoy Fall 2016 than with hot, hot deals fr...

Our auto sales Blog page wasn't created to convince you to buy from us, our Blog page's goal is to provide you with the useful instruments, tools and information which together will help you form an unique idea towards the car you want to buy. We will write about the latest scandals from the automotive world, so you'll know which car prices went down and which used cars value keep it high. We will write you about the latest car recalls so you will know which second hand new york cars are recommended to stop buying until they get tested and fixed. Our bloggers will create articles about 2016 new cars, used car reviews, used car ratings, ny auto show 2016, ny auto show, ny auto show tickets.

Subscribe for newsletters

Always keep abreast with the latest news and car facts!