Companies join forces to standardize charging infrastructure

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Companies join forces to charging infrastructure

A Mitsubishi vehicle being fast-charged

One of the often levied at the drive to get vehicles from the fringe the mainstream is the current lack of a of charging stations. Four car giants have teamed up a utility service provider to this problem head on. The formed CHAdeMO Association is not calling for a standard method for electric vehicles to be adopted but is hoping to add some much-needed to the global installation of fast solutions.

Mitsubishi. Toyota. Nissan. Heavy Industries and the Tokyo Power Company have up to help speed up global of fast charging technology and so an essential support infrastructure for the of electric vehicles.

A difficult task in itself but the CHAdeMO will also look at how electric vehicles are charged and so any frustrating compatibility issues for

These objectives are not as clear cut as may appear. Rolling out a charging that can meet the real-world and future requirements of everyday and hybrid vehicle users significant investment as well as will and mass cooperation. there’s the issue of getting of a competitive industry to agree on a charging method or even a voltage.

Huge challenges ahead

In electric vehicles through the of technical improvements of quick standardization activities of charging and international extension of our knowledge to quick-charger installations, the Association has its work cut out for it. But without such an the mass adoption of the electric might never happen.

The told Gizmag that CHAdeMO charging standards, the vehicle is the ‘master’ and the charger is the This means the charger provides the voltage and current by the vehicle. Because of this, as technology evolves and even charging becomes possible, chargers will still be of handling charging.

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The five founding companies now the Executive members and fully a further 158 business (made up of companies, the makers of chargers, manufacturers and so on) and government interests to get onboard as regular or supporting Mazda, Honda and Suzuki the other major players in automotive industry — already joined up.

As well as the of the Association, CHAdeMO is also the name of a proposed charging which the Association hopes be adopted throughout the whole of at first, and then worldwide. The will first work to quick-charging spots in Japan and maintenance in Japan. Then to standardize CHAdeMO charging around the world.

In addition CHAdeMO will to popularize other kinds of vehicle charging outside of as well as collect/spread information charging locations.

Why CHAdeMO?

The is made up of the circuit symbol for a and a curving line representing which also just to look like a smile. As for the name originates, CHAdeMO is an of ‘CHArge de MOve’, equivalent to for moving’, and is a pun for ‘O cha demo desuka’ in Japanese, meaning have a tea while charging’ in

Appropriate perhaps, given current fast-charging technology a small wait for the battery to a rapid boost from to 80 percent and beyond. But as technology on, even that is likely to significantly.

Nissan CHAdeMO Electric Cars
Nissan CHAdeMO Electric Cars
Nissan CHAdeMO Electric Cars
Nissan CHAdeMO Electric Cars
Nissan CHAdeMO Electric Cars
Nissan CHAdeMO Electric Cars
Nissan CHAdeMO Electric Cars

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