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      04-04-2013, 01:57 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by Jonjt View Post
That battery can likely handle hundreds of amps of charge current. Fast charging batteries are an active area of research right now. That hours figure you quoted is dropping to less than one hour, currently.
I had some communication with Rimac on this and other matters. My father-in-law was interested in converting his '40 Ford coupe to electric using their kit. Their charging is similar to what is available right now for other makes. So my calculations were based on what I know about charging my Chevy Volt.

But I agree, the technology is advancing quickly and charge times are decreasing.