How does the recharge of a plug-in electric vehicle work? Why is it so important to have a battery charger that can connect to a common socket? How long does a recharge take?
- How does the recharge work in plug-in electric vehicles?
- How much electric vehicles cost?
- Why is it important to have a standard battery charger aboard the vehicle?
- How long does an electric car take to recharge?
- How much does a full load cost?
- How long does a full set of batteries for electric cars last?
- What is the range of a set of batteries?
How does the recharge work in plug-in electric vehicles ?
Before buying a plug-in electric vehicles it’s important to make sure it has a standard battery charger on board, that will allow your electric vehicle to recharge directly from the local distribution network.
Sometimes the standard battery charger isn’t included in the price. The Alke' electric vehicles can be recharged with a normal socket 220V (10A) because they have an electronic battery charger on board. This makes it possible to recharge an electric car anywhere.
How much electric vehicles cost?
There are many parameters to be taken into consideration for evaluating the electric vehicles prices. In fact, when purchasing an electric vehicle, it is noticed immediately that the price is higher with respect to that of a diesel/petrol vehicle, but we do not know if this amount is justified.
Why is it important to have a standard battery charger aboard the vehicle?
There are many kinds of battery chargers and not all can be connected to a normal electric socket.
Alke' has always installed standard high frequency socket chargers that don’t need particular external devices.
How long does it take to recharge?
8 hours are necessary for the complete recharge of a set of traction batteries, therefore we advise you to recharge the vehicle after a days work during the night because the electricity costs less.
Alkè batteries can also be partially recharged because they don’t suffer from the socalled "memory effect". It’s possible to do a 2 hour recharge during lunch break that boosts the range by around 20%.
How much does a full load cost?
Before buying a plug-in electric vehicle, ask how much a complete recharge of the whole set of batteries costs, so that you can calculate how much you’ll use and therefore spend in the future. A full load of energy for an Alkè electric vehicle costs about 1,5 - 2,0 Euro.
How long does a full set of batteries last?
When you buy an electric vehicle, one of the most important parameters is the battery duration.
Batteries installed on Alkè plug-in electric vehicles generally have a duration of 4 years, but this parameter may vary quite a lot.
What is the range of a set of batteries?
Alkè electric vehicles have a range that varies between 70 to 100 Km according to the model and the accessories chosen.
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