Bosch: An EV charger for $449? It’s here on Driving the Nation

Bosch: An EV charger for $449? It’s here on Driving the Nation

Jeff Hudnut, OES Product Manager, Bosch Automotive Aftermarket, Automotive Service Solutions, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) about the the new electric vehicle (EV) plug-in charger for $449!

Thought you couldn’t afford an electric charger for a plug-in EV? Now you can. Bosch has an EV charger for $449.

How can Bosch charge so little for this charger? What have they done differently with this charger? Is it still a level II charger? Bosch has a 16 amp and a 30 amp charger?

Does Bosch have a smartphone app that works with this EV charger?

How important is the length of the charging cable? Bosch has three different lengths of cable. What are they?

About the Author:

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY), Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY), and the Concept Car of the Year.