The one essential cable that every BMW i3, i8, VW e-Golf, Audi A3 e-Tron, Porsche Panamera PHEV and teh 2018 LEAF needs to enable safe and secure charging from public charge points.
Most European electric cars including the BMW, Audi, Porsche, Volvo, Porsche and Mercedes as well as Tesla use a Type 2 in car connection. The vast majority of public charge points offer a Type 2 connection. These include the charge points used at Waitrose, Sainsbury, ChargePoint.
This Type 2 – Type 2 Cable permits 16Amps of charge to flow into the vehicle.
Cable is 5m long and available in Black. (We used to offer an Orange cable – however most cables end up on the ground between the car and charging point and soon get dirty. Orange cables show the grime far more than black cables, so we now only offer this type of coiled cable in Black)
Type 2 to Type 2 – More details:
Type 2 is the form factor used on most public change points through the UK and Europe.
Tesla, Volvo and the German EV manufactures producing the BMW i3, i8, VW e-Golf, Audi A3 e-Tron, Porsche Panamera PHEV require this Type 2 Female to Type 2 male cable.
Our cables are 5 M in length and available in Black. They are rated for 16 Amps of current, the standard charge facility on most electric cars including the Nissan Leaf.
Our Map Page provides a good and easy to use page listing local charge points. See Charge Points.