Electric car: everything you need to know, from the cost of charging to the wallbox

February 16, 2021 – 5:05 pm

How heavy is it to charge at home? Is the socket of the box sufficient or rather a private column? Can the system be installed in the common areas of an apartment building? here’s the answers

of Renato Dainotto and Alessia Varalda

The electric car is no longer a game reserved for a few, eccentric and wealthy, motorists. The offer is expanding and, also thanks to state incentives, the access threshold has been lowered. The sales curve goes up. In January 419 Italians bought the new electric Fiat 500. Absolutely few (in the same period the 500 thermals sold were about 2,300), but the signal of the trend is clear. If we then broaden the discussion to plug-in hybrid cars, rechargeable, the numbers grow, and by a lot. But this is also the phase of doubts regarding daily use, starting with recharging. If information on the characteristics of the models is readily available, on management things are not so clear. necessary to have the box owned? Are the costs of the energy used to recharge the battery the domestic ones? Do you need a new meter? How much will the bill grow? To clarify, we asked Alessia Varalda, engineer and founder of the ElettricoMagazine site for help.


February 16, 2021 | 17:05


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