[Oeva-list] Think City EV

Alan Batie alan at batie.org
Fri Aug 24 14:51:56 PDT 2012


On 8/24/12 2:43 PM, Karl Boekelheide wrote:

> They all seem to start slowing down
> at different levels of charge.  There seems to be a lack of
> standardization.  This seems really odd because I thought the car (in my
> case a LEAF) controlled the rate of charge.

I would guess that the Leaf controls the *maximum* rate of charge.
While it can take 50kW at times, if the charger can't provide it, the
Leaf will have to make do with what it gets (e.g. ~10kW with a mythical
40A/240V "QC" charging station).

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