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Automakers Agree on 'Single-port' Charging System for Electric Cars

05/15/2012 11:00AM

A group of eight U.S. and foreign automakers announced an agreement Thursday on a standardized charging system for electric cars, which they say will "harmonize" the technology and speed up charging times.

Ford, General Motors, Chrysler-Daimler, Audi, BMW, Porsche and Volkswagen announced they would display the new charging systems during the upcoming Electric Vehicle Symposium in Los Angeles.

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