Electric vehicle connectors, or EV connectors, enable the connection of an electric vehicle to a power supply. With the increasing popularity of hybrid and electric cars, demand for electric vehicle connectors and charging cables has never been higher. Whether for domestic vehicle charging purposes, or commercial installations, the RS range of EV connectors has an option to suit your application.
EV connector types include the male charger connector which plugs into the charger socket, and the vehicle side connector which plugs into the vehicle's socket. Some EV connectors come with cables. Electric vehicle cables have two modes. Mode 2 charging cables are typically used for domestic charging and Mode 3 charging cables are typically used in charging stations.
An essential tool for service technicians that provides protection when working with high voltage electric vehicles. The Manual Service Disconnect operates as a tool-free way to remove the high voltage battery pack while protecting it from short circuit. This tool is also commonly used by emergency response teams.