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Accessory Tracker

How Will You Charge Your Ride?

Some common add-ons to plug in vehicles will be electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE), chargers, and software. Please see the bottom of the page for an explanation of these items and a glossary of commonly used terms.

This tracker focuses on latest revision SAE J-1772 and CHAdeMO compliant units that are designed for North American commercial and residential end-users. Prices shown are base (no options) equipment only (some vendors require that installation be done by their own contractors) and are before any applicable credits or rebates.

New Charging Options Flyer for National Plug In Day

Plug In America has created a beginner's guide to plug-in vehicle charging options. We will be handing these out as flyers at upcoming National Plug In Day 2013 events. You can download a preview copy here.

Make / Modelsort icon Type Level Maximum Amps Short Description Price (USD) Accessory Images
Xatori PlugShare
Software
Search for charging stations in the PlugShare network. Latest version includes ability to rate and leave comments on charging stations, and new account and station editing pages.
Credit: PlugShare
Voltec Charge Cord
Charge Station, SAE J-1772
1
10
ETL listed. Able to fully charge the Volt in 10 hours. This cordset comes standard with every Volt.
$360
Voltec Charge Cord
Volta Charging EVSE
Charge Station, SAE J-1772
2
30
Designed for media-driven installations that allow free charging to the public. Company is planning to launch network in 2012.
Credit: Volta Charging
Toyota Level 1 Cordset
Charge Station, SAE J-1772
1
12
UL listed. Stock Level 1 cordset for the Toyota Plug-in Prius.
2011 Alt Car, Santa Monica, Credit: Richard Kelly
Tesla Motors Supercharger
Charger, Supercharger
DCQ
Charger designed by Tesla Motors for its Model S. Tesla plans to deploy supercharger stations between key cities to allow fast charging on road trips.
Credit: Tesla Motors
Telefonix L2 Power Post
Charge Station, SAE J-1772
2
20
The L2 PowerPost™ EVSE is a low current, commercial-grade, UL listed, Level 2 electric vehicle charging station that includes a molded anti theft locking system and patented cord reel management technology.
$1,795
Telefonix L2 Power Post
Telefonix L1 Power Post
Charge Station, SAE J-1772
1
20
The L1 PowerPost™ EVSE is a low current, commercial-grade, UL listed, Level 1 electric vehicle charging station that includes a molded anti theft locking system and patented cord reel management technology.
$1,495
Telefonix L2 PowerPost
SPX Power Xpress
Charge Station, SAE J-1772
2
32
This unit is available in either a plug in model (240VAC input) or a permanent hardwired model.
$949
Power Xpress Hardwired. Credit: SPX
Siemens Smart Grid EVSE
Charge Station, SAE J-1772
2
30
UL listed. Siemens units are available as single Level 2 and multi-level designs. The multi-level units allow both Level 1 and 2 outputs to deliver energy simultaneously.
Siemens VersiCharge
Charge Station, SAE J-1772
2
70
Available in 30A and 70A models. Units are adjustable via an amperage dial or via communication with utility. Four supply wiring configurations are possible.
$1,000
Credit: Siemens