How Future Tesla Owners Will Escape Range Anxiety

“There are fundamental limits as to how fast one could ever charge a battery pack,” Venkat Viswanathan, assistant mechanical engineering professor at Carnegie Mellon University, tells Inverse. “We can never get to the 30 second or two minute time frame you have for fuel filling.” But, Viswanathan says, that is no reason to be pessimistic about the future of electric vehicle traveling. Yes, even on long distance trips.