Purdue prototypes new EV fast-charge cable
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A new charging station cable designed by a
The Purdue team's prototype charging station cable is designed to dissipate heat as electrical current flows through the cable. In comparison to the cable used by Tesla on its Supercharger V3 - currently considered the fastest charger in the U.S. market - the prototype cable delivers 4.68 times the current, according to Devahdhanush. The Tesla V3 supercharging architecture supports peak charging rates up to 250 kW per car.