iCandy: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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iCandy: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
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Although electric vehicles are clean, quiet, and efficient, their drawbacks—limited range on a single charge and lengthy recharge times—have made many car buyers reluctant to purchase one. But this unit, a CHAdeMO quick charger from SGTE-Power, in Le Mans, France, alleviates the second problem by delivering 50 kilowatts of DC directly to an EV’s battery. The machine can boost a car’s depleted batteries to an 80 percent state of charge in less than 30 minutes.

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