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Car sharing BMW i3

EV Charging Times

DC Rapid Charging

Fastest of the three charging types, DC chargers send current directly into the drive battery, bypassing the cars on-board charger.

DC Charging time

A 50kw DC charger provides approx. 300km range per hour

Charging times vary per DC charger kW rating

 

AC Charging

AC Charging uses the on-board charger of an EV. Chargers at Zilch hubs are AC units.

AC Charging time

A 22kw AC charger provides approx. 80km range per hour

Charging times vary per car, and per AC charger kW rating

 

Home Charging

You can plug electric cars into regular 3-pin home powerpoints, for a trickle charge via 240v. 

Home charging time

A 240v AC charger provides approx. 12km range per hour.

Charging times vary per car, and per power supply.