The launch of the spectacular new all-electric Ariya SUV by Nissan represents a new era for the company but also it might symbolise the beginning of the end for CHAdeMO charging solution, at least in Europe and America.

WhichEV – July 2020

Electric vehicle Plug types and the trends

As the earliest rapid charging technology to catch on in any volume, CHAdeMO helped early electric cars like the Nissan LEAF and Mitsubishi I-Miev tackle long-distance trips. But now, as every major automaker has dropped the standard outside of Europe, and Electrify America has committed to not install CHAdeMO stations at new locations it’s got us thinking: Is CHAdeMO dead?

And what does it mean for those wanting to (or already owning) a CHAdeMO car?

Transport Evolved answers your questions about CHAdeMO here.

Early Nissan leaf on a CHAdeMO charger

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