Our Electric Car Cable Shortlist
Electric cars are in demand, especially as fuel prices continue to rise. Range anxiety has been replaced with electric energy from drivers who want to go green 🍃 and enjoy the incentives that come with many EVs. If you've decided that electric is the way forward, then you're probably wondering about car chargers. Well, worry not because we've got you covered with our electric car cable shortlist.
The Hypervolt charger wins our vote on its name alone. It's also an impressive EV charger, with sleek looks and a long charging cable (10m). On top of that, the Hypervolt team has a stellar reputation for their helpfulness. So if you do have any questions after setting it up, you can be sure they'll do all they can to assist. Hypervolt retails for £679.
Whether you're based in a big city like London or find yourself in a rural area, the Myenergi Zappi is a high-tech looking charger ideal for your EV. It features a small LED screen packed with information about the charge, as well as PEN fault detection to stop electric shocks. It's also a solar EV charge, meaning you can wire it into an existing solar panel system if you have one and make use of the sun's rays to give your car some juice. Myenergi Zappi retails for £779
Pod Point Solo Smart Charger
With over a decade's experience manufacturing smart chargers, you're certainly in good hands with Pod Point. Its Solo Smart Charger includes features like auto power balancing, which allows you to alter the charging speed and ensure your home isn't overloaded. You can also connect it to wifi for software updates, meaning it always performs to the highest level. There's also no need to buy a separate earth rod for the charger, so there's no need to pay for installation. The Pod Point Solo Smart Charger retails at £899.
EO Mini Pro 2
With the Eo Mini Pro 2, you get a charge point of just 17.5 cm by 12.5 cm. That makes it one of the smallest smart chargers in the world. As a result, it's easy to pack away and doesn't even draw attention in plain sight. Link it to EO's app and choose when you want your vehicle to power up. Oh, and it's got the solar panel thing going on too, so you can charge it using the sun during the warmer weather. The EO Mini Pro 2 retails for £945.
Wallbox Pulsar Plus
The Wallbox charger features a small and compact design ideal for fitting into your home's interiors, even if it is inside the garage. It connects via wifi or Bluetooth, so you can use it even if your home's internet connection doesn't reach the driveway. Benefits include the ability to monitor charges through the app, and the cable has a sleek tethered look. The only drawback is its length – the Walbox Pulsar Plus only has a 5m cable. It retails for £1,049.
Andersen has a history of making excellent car chargers, and the A2 is no different. Some even argue that it's the nicest-looking charger on the market with its minimal, clean design. Features include dynamic mode monitoring and a series of tiny brushes built-in that clean the cable when you're not using the charger. It comes in eight colours and retails for £1,499.
Best EV chargers
Electric cars have come a long way in a short space of time, and so too have chargers. With the options on our electric car cable shortlist, you can choose a stylish-looking charger and make sure that your car is always full of juice 🔌 and ready to hit the road.