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Thought of the Day: Rapid Charging Rules (Mark, May 13 2014)

Mark responds to Nikki’s thoughts on if electric car range should be redefined using more pessimistic figures and talks about electric car rapid charging etiquette.

Unlike our other shows, Thought of the Day is our chance to muse on one big story in the news each day, using it as a spring board to explore other topics, sometimes even outside of the Transport Evolved universe. Every weekday, Nikki and Mark will take it in turns to explore a story that catches our eye, developing a back and forth conversation between Transport Evolved’s two regular hosts.

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  • Surya

    If there is a rapid charger and a slow (max 7kW) charger, there should be signs next to each charger which cars that charger is for. That way the i3 users will know to use the 7kW charger and not the 43kW charger.

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