Find the right EV charging adapter compatible with most public charging stations.
To summarize: Six types of plug exist, three for AC (type 1, type 2 and GB/T) and three for DC (CCS, CHAdeMo and GB/T).
Type 1 is common for American vehicles, it’s a single-phase plug and can charge at a speed of up to 7.4 kW.
Type 2 is standard for European and Asian vehicles from 2018 onwards, it’s a triple-phase plug and can charge at a level of up to 43 kW.
AC GB/T is standard for Chinese electric vehicle, both single phase and 3 phase are available.
CCS is a version of type 2 with two additional power contacts. It allows very fast charging.
CHAdeMO can be found in Asian cars and allows for high charging capacities as well as bidirectional charging.
DC GB/T is a version of Chinese cars and allows very fast charging.