Charging a T600 is extremely flexible. One can plug into any voltage between 100 and 250 volts and charge at any current up to 40 amps. A standard 20A 110V receptacle will charge at a rate of about 5 miles per hour of charging. For short commutes this is fine. However, if you needed to charge from empty to go another 100 miles, it would take 20 hours to fill the battery.
If a 40A 220V receptacle is available you can get about 20 miles per hour of charging, so a full charge can be made in about 5 hours. The typical cook-top receptacle is 50A and provides sufficient power for maximum charging. This can be installed for about $50.00 in parts if you have a circuit breaker panel in your garage.
The Tango has the charge portal internal to the car, so no wall-mount EVSE (Electric Vehicle Service Equipment) is necessary. However, if one wants to use one, the Tango also accepts charges from those units.
For the production Tangos we also plan to have quick charging ability as an option. This could provide 60 miles of range in less than 1/2 hour. This option will depend on the availability of quick charger EVSEs.
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