EV Charging on the Road
Charging on the road.
EV charging is easier than ever
Level 2 Public EV Charging
- Typically around 25 miles of range per hour
- Located at retail establishments, workplaces, restaurants, grocery stores and in towns and cities everywhere
- Best for “topping off” or getting a few extra miles of range while you’re shopping, eating, or working
- Uses a J1772 connector that is compatible with all cars (Tesla provides an adapter)
DC Fast Charging
- Fastest electric car charging option – provides up to 250 miles of range per hour, depending on the car and charging equipment
- Can charge up to 80% typically in about 20 to 30 minutes
- Used to facilitate longer distance driving or road trips or for a quick recharge
- Most non-Tesla chargers have a CCS/SAE Combo connector
- Tesla DC fast chargers will only work with Tesla vehicles
Fast Charger Connectors
CCS (SAE Combo)
compatible with most non-Tesla EVs.
is compatible with Nissan, Mitsubishi and some Kia®, EVs. Compatible with Tesla EVs if you have a Tesla CHAdeMO adapter.
is compatible with Tesla only.
Find a Public Charging Station
Tips for Charging on the Road
Always carry a backup standard Level 1 charger
If your battery gets low, slow down. Faster speeds use more battery
Plan your route and plot places to charge before your trip
Ensure your apps are downloaded and working
Find several charging options around your charging location
Don’t let your range go below 15 miles (approximately)
Take advantage of HOV lanes that allow EVs
Charging at Home
Consider installing a Level 1 or Level 2 charger at your home.
Choosing an EV
Check out our EV selector tool and see which model works best for your lifestyle.
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