CV Phase of electric vehicles and why does it matter
CV Phase of electric vehicles and why does it matter

Everyone who has charged an electric vehicle at a fast charging station knows the problem…

The first 80% is extremely fast, and the remaining 20% seems to take forever.

Also, the typical car manufacturer’s claim that you can charge 50% of your vehicle in less than 30 minutes is misleading. Strictly speaking, it may be accurate, but the second 50% will take much longer.

But why?

The simple answer is: because of the constant voltage phase (CV phase).

But, maybe you’ve noticed that Tesla cars seem to struggle with these issues less than other manufacturers.

Is it true? Why is…

Joachim Lohse (CEO and founder of Ampcontrol.io)

Founder and CEO of Ampcontrol (https://www.ampcontrol.io/) an AI-powered software for smart charging for electric vehicles.

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