ELECTRIC MOBILITY

Electric mobility still raises lots of questions: how much does it cost, how far can vehicles travel, what uses does it have, what are the charging standards etc.

Here, we sum up the undeniable benefits of electric cars over fossil-fuel ones, and over currently tried and tested technology.

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CHARGING FACILITIES
  1. It is the only electric device that needs so much power connected for so long.
  2. To charge an electric vehicle, you need special checks and charging equipment that suits your vehicle perfectly.

That is why Sodetrel offers you:

  • the right equipment for electric vehicles,
  • checks before your device is installed,
  • the strict application of norms,
  • teams of professionals specialising in electric vehicle charging,
  • compliance with specifications and control points that have been validated by the manufacturers.

To define a charging system, several parameters should be taken into account:

  • Charging mode
  • Connection type
  • Socket type
  • Charging power

Connection type

Socket type

Charging power

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The technologies associated with low-carbon vehicles are the following:

  • Electric vehicle (EV)
  • Hybrid vehicle (HV)
  • Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV)
  • Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle with range extender (PHEV-RE)
  • The different kinds of electric vehicle
FeaturesEVHVRHVEREV
DrivetrainElectricityElectricity (within the electric range)
Petrol (outside the electric range and when accelerating aggressively)
Electricity (within the electric range)
Petrol (outside the electric range and when accelerating aggressively)
Electricity (within the electric range)
Electricity powered by the RE (outside the electric range)
Range100/150km in electric mode2km in electric mode
600km in fossil fuel mode
20/40km in electric mode
600km in fossil fuel mode
40/60km in electric mode
600km with the RE
EngineElectric motorElectric motor
Combustion engine
Electric motor
Combustion engine
Electric motor
Auxiliary power unit
RechargeableYesNoYesYes
FuelElectricityPetrol/DieselElectricity
Petrol/Diesel
Electricity
Petrol/Diesel
Vehicles availablelon, CO, Leaf, ZoePrius, YarisPrius vhr, 3008h, DS5hAmpera, Volt

Examples of electric vehicles:

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THE SODETREL CHARGING NETWORK

Do you drive an electric car? Do you want to find out where the 36,000 charging points on the Sodetrel network are?

CHARGE YOUR VEHICLE ON THE NETWORK

Are you the driver of an electric car? Do you want to know more about our charging services?

BUSINESSES AND LOCAL AUTHORITIES

Do you want to install your own charging points? Sodetrel can help you every step of the way.