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Hooray! Nissan’s upcoming 300-mile Ariya EV will use CCS for fast charging



It’s been a while since Nissan launched a new electric vehicle. Given the popularity of his cute Leaf, people were understandably thrilled today when he unveiled his new high-range Ariya crossover SUV. But there is something else drivers should be happy about.

Nissan has omitted the CHAdeMO connector on the leaf in favor of a CCS connector (Combined Charging System).

[Read: German court slams the brakes on Tesla’s bogus ‘Autopilot’ marketing]

If you are not up to date with the charging of your electric vehicle, CHAdeMO and CCS largely do the same job: you have to provide a fast charging connection for your electric car. Read more about CHAdeMO here and here about CCS.

In practice, there is no real advantage over the other ̵

1; except that their popularity and the availability of compatible charging stations vary worldwide.

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