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Type 2 Type 1 and Tesla Adapters, What's the Deal?

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This is from one of our FAQs, we often get asked "what Tesla adapter do I need?"  If your model 3 input port looks like this and you are in the US odds are good you will need a Type 1 J1772 to Tesla adapter. The Type 1 J1772 is standard or most common to the US market, and New Tesla vehicles often times comes with a ready adapter for J1772 plugs.  Your adapter would look like this. Notice the upside-down or frown face that is common to the Tesla input port. You would plug this side into the car. ...

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Ecokruz is proud to partner with BOSCH for your Commercial Charging Needs

Ecokruz is proud to partner with BOSCH for your Commercial Charging Needs

Ecokruz is proud to announce we are an authorized distributor of Bosch EV Chargers and accessories! Since 2019 Ecokruz has been working to provide consumers and businesses with quality EV chargers and accessories and now we’re fortunate to have raised the bar even further being fortunate to offer the quality line of Bosch chargers in our lineup.  Check out their attractive product line here.  We especially like how the pedestal (bollard) integrates nicely with the charging unit.  The Bosch line of chargers are robust and perfect for all harsh weather conditions and come with a fantastic 5 year warranty. The...

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EV Charging Levels De-Mystified

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With so many EV’s hitting the market these days we thought it would be a good time to talk about charging levels since it can be especially confusing when considering your first EV.

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EV Trucks Galore Coming Out 2021!

Let’s talk trucks.  It seems like this whole year all we’ve heard about in the EV realm is the next hot EV truck, and assuming these all go to production there will be A LOT of choices to consider. So let’s cut through the clutter and go down the list of potential choices for 2021: Tesla Cybertruck: We will start with Tesla, of course since they are the first to tout a fully electric truck and it’s already rumored that they are in the midst of a redesign of this truck, likely due to it’s polarizing wedge shape. Despite it’s...

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EV Charging Plugs explained

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EV’s are finally gaining acceptance (thank you Tesla) and the big manufacturers are finally jumping on the EV bandwagon.  Now that we an ever-expanding choice of EV’s, and PHEV’s to choose from, it can get a little murky when looking for a charger due to all the various plug types, so we thought it would be great to help explain the differences between them all. Why so many different plugs? There currently isn’t a unified, adopted plug type, so it varies across regions and models, however as of late we’re seeing the Combined Charging System (CCS) being adopted in North...

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