This Electric Truck Broke the Charge Time Record with A Full Charge Under 13 Minutes!

By: | January 2nd, 2019

Image courtesy atlismotorvehicles.com

Charging speed of the batteries is still one of the largest obstacles to wider adoption of electric vehicles.

But now an Arizona-based electric vehicle startup Atlis Motor Vehicles has claimed that it achieved a full charge in 12 minutes, 35 seconds.

This is the best ultra-fast charging time in the EV industry

Though the prototype battery pack tested was only 3 kWh pack which sounds irrelevant, the company believes it is fully scalable for its upcoming electric pickup truck.

Atlis Motor Vehicles was founded in 2016 to develop a full-size battery-electric pickup truck that will offer the advantages of a traditional work truck. Electric pickup truck manufacturer committed an affordable 15 minutes charging time to achieve this goal.

It’s all Work in Progress for now!

The start-up is planning to price the vehicle very competitively with a starting price as low as  $45,000 with a base range of 300 miles and an optional range of 500 miles. However, the ultra-fast charging would be standard.

At present, the company is attempting to raise $1 million through crowdfunding to build the first prototype of the truck.

Nidhi Goyal

Nidhi is a gold medalist Post Graduate in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. You can also find Nidhi on Google+.

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