A charging port is seen on a Mercedes Benz EQC 400 4Matic electric vehicle at the Canadian International AutoShow in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, February 13, 2019.
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Navitas Semiconductor, a company that makes technology for super-fast phone chargers, says electric vehicles are its next big bet.
“The same thing we’re doing at 50 watts for a phone or a tablet, we’re going to do that for 5,000 watts or 20,000 watts to fast-charge your your EV,” Navitas CEO Gene Sheridan told CNBC in a phone conversation.
With Navitas’ technology, an electric vehicle could charge at a consumer’s home in a third of the time it currently takes.
As an example: “It will take about 10 hours to fully…