German car manufacturers and Ford open first ultra-fast electric car charging station
Ionity, a joint venture between BMW, Daimler, Volkswagen, and Ford, has opened its first rapid charging station for electric vehicles, according to Die Welt. Six electric cars can simultaneously charge at the station, located in western Germany. Each charger at the station has a charging capacity of up to 350 kilowatts. Four hundred more ultra-fast charging stations are planned to be opened in Norway, Germany, and Austria by 2020.
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