Charging stations: new front in battle for electric car supremacy
Carmakers behind the winning technology will benefit from having an established supply chain
Thu, Jan 25, 2018 - 5:50 AM
UBS estimates US$360 billion will be needed over the next eight years to build global charging infrastructure to keep pace with electric car sales, and it will be key to limit the numerous technologies now in use.
GERMAN carmakers hope a network of high-power charging stations they are rolling out with Ford will set an industry standard for plugs and protocols that will give them an edge over electric car rivals.
At the moment, Tesla and carmakers in Japan and Germany use...