Is it true that electric vehicles (EV) need 800-V battery packs for ultrafast charging? Is it true that the Porsche Taycan uses 800-V packs to enable ultrafast charging? Why did GM announce that its new battery platform will support 800 V? Let’s find out.
Let’s start with two essential ingredients required for ultrafast charging:
1. A charging station that is capable of providing a lot of electric power;
2. The ability for the battery to accept the extra charging power without being damaged or degraded.Continue reading