There are 3 at the moment. Slow charging means you can charge your car in 5 hours, fast charging takes 1 hour, and rapid charging takes just 20 minutes.
Yes, there’s variation within each charging speed. Exact times depend on car model and battery size but they’re getting faster every year.
It means that long journeys are more achievable than ever. Stop off for a coffee for 20 minutes and your car will be charged when you’re done.
A full rapid charge can take you up to 310 miles – that’s about the distance from Brussels to Hamburg, Rome to Milan, or Munich to Berlin!
All over Europe. There are about 1,000 rapid charging points across the continent, but this number is set to boom in the next few years. E.ON is working now to expand its charging network from the UK in the west right across to Romania in the east.