Electric vehicle charging cable connector types
Electric vehicle charging cable connector types vary from manufacturer to manufacturer. There is no one universal connector.
The list shows connector plug designs, connector names and some of the vehicles that use each connection type. This is not a definitive list of connector types or compatible vehicle manufacturers/brands.
Please seek specific information about connectors for electric vehicles from respective manufacturers.
Connector information from electricheaven.nz by Sigurd Magnusson
Table illustrating different EV connectors
|Combined Charging System (CCS)||
|Type 2 – also known as “Mennekes” or “IEC 62196”||
|Type 1 – also known as “SAE J1772”||
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Below are photographs of different connector types.