February 2, 2022
Does U.S. Charging Infrastructure Pass the Stress Test?
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Managing director of Charge Across America, Kristin Slanina, joins Fleet Group Editor Chris Brown to discuss last year’s electric vehicle competition across the country and how the five teams managed in-vehicle technology as well as charging infrastructure.
🎙 Conversation topics include:
- How did novice EV drivers acclimate to the technology?
- Identifying the gaps in EV charge points.
- Real-world recommendations on improving EV infrastructure.
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⏱ Timestamps ⏱
1:24 The Mission of Charge Across America
2:16 Parameters of the Race
3:44 Driver Interactions with the Vehicles
5:17 Issues with Charging Infrastructure
6:23 Issues with the Chargers Themselves
9:02 Locations of the Chargers
10:15 Understanding How an EV Takes a Charge
11:45 Takeaways from the Race