South Korea to standardize on CCS fast-charging standard used by US, German makers

South Korea to standardize on CCS fast-charging standard used by US, German makers

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric (European spec), 2016 Geneva Motor Show Buyers of electric vehicles in South Korea won’t need to consider the pros and cons of charging standards in the near future. The South Korean Agency for Technology and Standards announced in mid-December it would revise the current charging standard in the country to recommend the use of "Combo 1"—also known as the Combined Charging System, or CCS—for all future electric cars built there. CCS is used by all American makers except Tesla and every German carmaker in cars like the Chevrolet Bolt EV and BMW i3. READ MORE: […]