By Jeff Nisewanger The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV is capable of charging up to 20-percent faster than it does on today’s DC chargers, according to initial results in a newly published report from a Canadian research institute.
The Bolt’s peak charging rate has been the subject of some speculation. General Motors spokespeople have generally said the Chevrolet Bolt EV and its European equivalent, the Opel Ampera-e, are limited to charging at “50 kW.”
Meanwhile, the owners manual says “when using a DC charging station with at least 80 kW of available power, it will take approximately 30 minutes to recharge from a depleted battery to
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