DaveinOlyWA
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Re: GCC: INL study suggests fast charging can take longer in cold temperatures

Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:18 pm

WetEV wrote:
alozzy wrote:Good luck trying to get your battery more than a few degrees above ambient during winter, unless you are driving around a lot. When it's cold out, DCFC charging is going to be SSSSLLLLOOOOWWW unless you're lucky enough to find an L3 EVSE in a heated parkade.


I took a long trip in winter from near Seattle to Vancouver area. The first QC was slow. The second, third and fourth QCs were fairly fast.


Or you can plug in for 5 minutes, heat the pack, unplug and restart the charge.
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alozzy
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Re: GCC: INL study suggests fast charging can take longer in cold temperatures

Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:15 pm

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