When it comes to electric vehicle (EV) charging , just like all things automotive, speed is of the essence. Vehicles Last month, Porsche made headlines with their news of charging stations that would power EVs in just 15 minutes . Now it seems a fresh Arizona-based EV startup has already got the luxury sportscar maker beat. Electric pickup truck manufacturer Atlis Motor Vehicles revealed it has completed its first large-scale prototype battery pack and achieved a full charge in under 13 minutes . A first in the EV industry According to the firm, Atlis’ engineers were attempting a full charge in 15 minutes when the testing actually saw the task completed in an impressive 12 minutes, 35 seconds . The ultra-fast charge time is a first in the EV industry. "We have completed preliminary testing of our prototype pack with fast charging capabilities, and we’re proud to announce that we did better than expected. We beat our charge time by 2 minutes and 25 seconds by charging a 3 kWh pack to full in 12 minutes 35 seconds ," CEO and founder of Atlis Mark Hanchett said in a company statement. Atlis Motor Vehicles was founded in 2016 with […]


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