What is the Electric Vehicle 80% Rule? | EV Basics

In this video we tackle the “80 Percent Rule.” What is it? Well, most of the time you should only charge an EV to 80%. Why is that though? We’ll explain how reducing your charge can maintain the overall health of your battery and be a much more efficient strategy for tackling road trips in an electric car.

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0:00 Introduction
0:32 Two Reasons Why You Should Limit Your Charge
1:45 Charging Curves
3:05 Charging on Road Trips
4:09 When to Charge to 100%
4:58 How to Charge EVs Wirelessly
5:50 Maintaining Battery Health
6:52 Automatic Limiting of Charging
8:05 Conclusions

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