Aussie company launches mobile charger for electric vehicle roadside assistance

Summary:The mobile unit is designed to provide enough charge in 10 minutes for an EV to drive to the next permanent charging station.

Club Assist, an Australian company that develops technologies to support electric vehicles, is rolling out a mobile electric vehicle charger intended for roadside assistance.

The technology, called the Lithium Mobile EV Charger, is a Level 2 charging device. It was designed to provide enough charge over 10 minutes to get an electric vehicle to a place where it can be charged completely. The company offers the charger mounted on a skid or a small trailer.

Club Assist works with close to 70 automobile organizations worldwide, including AAA in the United States and CAA in Canada.

A spokeswoman for Club Assist said the mobile charger will cost in the range of $28,000.

Topics: Mobility

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