West Coast Electric Highway Serves Thousands Of Electric-Car Drivers

Posted by Mike Confino, January 10, 2015

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While the bulk of the battery-electric and plug-in hybrid cars sold today have a range of less than 100 miles, that doesn’t stop some owners from using them for longer trips.

The secret is to use DC quick-charging stations, which can recharge an electric car’s battery pack to about 80 percent of capacity in half an hour or less.

One of the largest and most useful concentrations of DC fast-charging sites is the so-called Electric Highway in Washington and Oregon states.

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