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The electric vehicle dictionary

EV essentials | Electric vehicle

Complete glossary: the most commonly used terms in the electric car vocabulary, including acronyms such as PHEV, FCEV, V2G, CPO, WLTP...

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What’s AVAS? An Acoustic Vehicle Alerting System

EV essentials | Electric vehicle

AVAS system or PWS (Pedestrian Warning System) is the Acoustic Vehicle Warning System that all electric vehicles must include by law.

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How to extend your electric vehicle lifespan

EV essentials | Electric vehicle

We bring you tips to help you both extend your electric vehicle lifespan and increase its autonomy, as well as eliminate range anxiety.

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Night rate for electric vehicle drivers

EV essentials | Electric vehicle

An off-peak tariff has been created for EV drivers to charge its electric cars during the night rate to maximize their savings.

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Electric vehicle safety

EV essentials | Electric vehicle

Electric vehicle safety is greater than combustion cars: they have multiple safety elements and considerations and competitive advantages.

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Electric vehicle maintenance

EV essentials | Electric vehicle

The electric vehicle maintenance results cheaper thanks to a much simpler mechanical structure, which means fewer breakdowns.

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Charging types for electric vehicles

EV essentials | Electric vehicle

Charging types for electric vehicles depending on the charging speed: normal, semi-fast, fast, super-fast and ultra-fast charging.

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Electric vehicle charging modes

EV essentials | Electric vehicle

Charging modes for electric vehicles: Mode 1, Mode 2, Mode 3 and Mode 4, and each one corresponds to a particular charging type.

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Connector types for electric vehicles

EV essentials | Electric vehicle

Connector types for electric vehicles: Type 1 or Yazaki, Type 2 or Mennekes, CHAdeMO, CCS or Combo and Schuko, a conventional plug.


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EV Charging stations management system

Connect Control Center | Place to Plug

Charging stations’ owners and operators can manage their electric vehicle charging points thanks to Connect, the EV charging station software with more than 100 features.

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Developer platform: from developers to developers

Developer platform | Place to Plug

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App for EV drivers to charge everywhere you go

App for EV drivers | Place to Plug

Find and charge in hundreds of charging stations anywhere you go with our app for electric vehicle owners, designed to offer the best charging experience, without the need of specific apps or RFID cards.