CHICAGO Volkswagen Group
of America Inc., with partner Eaton Corp., has introduced a
single-port combined charging system (CCS) electric vehicle
charger at VWs Electronics Research Laboratory in
Belmont, Calif., as the automaker looks to expand electric
vehicle infrastructure in the United States.
"To fuel the market success of
electric vehicles, a standardized infrastructure is urgently
needed to provide customers with entry into this new drive
technology," Rudolpf Krebs, Volkswagen Groups chief
officer for electric traction, said in a statement.
Capable of recharging most electric vehicles with compatible
systems in as little as 30 minutes, the product marks the
beginning of a CCS-compliant single-port fast-charging
infrastructure development in the United States and Europe, VW