Tesla has launched a home charger for electric vehicles for the North American market. Interestingly, the car charger is developed to charge non-Tesla electric cars. This is believed to be a smart move as there are currently no third-party home chargers from any reputed brand and Tesla can get the benefit to reach a wider audience. Going forward if Tesla EVs become a reality on Indian roads, this tech would matter to EV enthusiasts and customers in the country. So, let’s take a look at how it works and what are its highlights.
Tesla J1772 Gen 2 Wall Connector Features
The new Tesla home charger comes with a J1772 plug which makes it distinct from the company’s usual wall connectors. The US electric carmaker calls it a Gen 2 wall connector as it expands the company’s home charging network.
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The company suggest an expert technician to install the thing. The new connector comes with up to 9.6 kW (40 amp) power output for a single vehicle, a 24-foot (7.3 meters) cable length, multiple power settings, and a design that can be set both indoors and outdoors.
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This new Tesla car home charger is aggressively priced at $415 (around Rs 31,000). The company has already commenced the sale of the J1772 Gen 2 Wall Connector through its official website. As for India, the car manufacturer is in talks with the government for tax relaxation before entering the subcontinent.