Here Are The Top Fastest EV Charging Stations In Our Country

  • Jun 3, 2024
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Growing acceptance for EVs has paved a path for fast-charging infrastructure development.

India is a fast growing market for EVs with the audience being early adopters of the ever expanding electric vehicle portfolio in the country. To cater to this demographic with growing charging infrastructure demand, many automakers and power companies are setting up their fast charging stations across the country in not just major cities, but expanding to tier 2 cities as well. In this article, we discuss more about these fast charging stations which are set up by prominent brands.  

Kia

Kia set-up India’s first ultra fast DC charging station in Kochi in the year 2022, with a power capacity of 240kW. It is not exclusive to Kia owners and is open for all EV owners, with customers being able to charge their EVs on a pay per use basis.  

Audi 

Audi 450 kW charging hub at Banda-Kurla Complex, Mumbai

Audi India has partnered up with ChargeZone and has set up its most powerful charging station in Bandra-Kurla Complex (Mumbai), with the charging hub having a total capacity of 450kW.  With a 500- amp liquid cooled charging gun, it can deliver up to 360kW of power to charge EVs. For reference, an Audi e-tron GT, which supports up to 300kW of charging, can be juiced up to a 100 km range in just 5 minutes. This charging station has five charging docks which can power five cars at once. Available 24x7, it gets powered by solar panels and also has a lounge for customers which can be used while charging your car.

Exicom

Exicom fast charger charging the MG ZS EV

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Exicom, though not an automobile manufacturer, has installed over five thousand fast chargers across the country. With 200kW power output, these chargers can even power electric buses. Exicom is moving a step further by adding 400kW units to its charging facilities which will ensure better fast charging and a growing network to support EV charging infrastructure across the country.  

Hyundai

Hyundai 180 kW DC fast charger in Chennai

Hyundai had earlier installed a total of 11 fast chargers with 150kW capacity across the country. Their latest charging station has been opened for public use in Chennai, with a 180kW capacity. Similar to the Kia charging stations, these facilities are also open to the public on a pay per use basis. Hyundai further plans to install 1000 more charging hubs across the country to boost EV infrastructure. 

Shell

Shell EV charger

Available at selective Shell petrol stations, Shell has one of the largest networks of charging ports across the country. The Shell chargers have universal charging guns, which can charge almost all the EVs in our country. It offers charging speeds of up to 120kW and are open for all EV owners on a pay-per-use basis.

Have you ever charged your EV at any of these mentioned charging stations?, and how has your experience been? Let us know.

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