Zeekr launches 11kW charging batteries for smart home EV
The premium electric vehicle brand Zeekr, which is owned by Chinese auto giant Geely, was launched on August 16 new 11kW smart home charging batteries. The piles went on sale on the Zeekr app, including 30-meter or 50-meter installation services, with a price range of 7,299 yuan to 7,899 yuan ($1,077-$1,165).
Previously, users who purchased the “ZEEKR 001 YOU” version and the “ME” version were provided with free 7kW home charging stations and basic installation services within 50 meters. With 11kW smart home charging batteries, consumers can enjoy Zeekr’s one-stop installation services, including 30 or 50 meters of basic wiring construction and auxiliary equipment construction, as well as a two-year warranty and two free on-site inspection services during the period. .
Compared to the previous 7kW version, the 11kW battery has higher power output, faster charging speed and 30% higher charging efficiency. This battery is also suitable for 220V and 380V voltage input, and the installation position of the battery body is more flexible. The charging line is extended from five meters to seven meters and can adapt to more complex parking environments and parking habits.
Zeekr 11kW batteries support many smart functions such as plug-and-charge (only applicable to Zeekr models), free control, remote upgrades, smart self-inspection, non-inductive starts, etc Each charging pile can also add five sharing accounts, and therefore can be shared by multiple consumers. The protection level is IP55, which can effectively prevent dust and rain.
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The 11KW battery has multiple protection designs such as over/under voltage protection, short circuit protection, overcharge protection, leakage protection, lightning protection, against online load interruptions and fault self-inspection.
Since Zeekr went live with its first home charging battery in Shanghai’s Pudong district on September 30, 2021, the brand has expanded its one-stop installation services and home charging batteries to consumers in 300 cities. from 31 provinces of China. It has received over 23,000 installation orders and delivered over 18,500 home charging batteries.