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Questions about AMP IT

What documents are required to register with AMP IT in Geneva?

For EV Drivers, you need to provide us with the following information:

  • Copy of car registration
  • Copy of your ID
  • Your phone number
  • Name and contact of your Real Estate Management Company

For Companies you need to provide us with the following:

  • Company commercial registry extract
  • Letter head from the company requesting to work with Amp It as a EV charging station provider

Can I use my card for charging more than one vehicle?

Only in the event you are the owner of both vehicles. Each card will have a unique RFID corresponding to your EV station.

Is registration with AMP IT free?

Registration is free, however you will be charged for replacement cards.

Where and how do I pay my bills for charging my electric car?

Through the bank invoice sent by AMP IT on a monthly basis.

Are AMP IT EV charging stations suitable for home installation?

Yes, very much so. We supply 3 phase units that can charge at 22kW where there is 3 phase power available. 

Do I have to use an electrician to install my EV charging station?

Installation of our EV stations will only be carried out by our partners and AMP IT will bear the cost of it.

Are AMP IT EV charging stations compatible with all electric vehicles models?

Our charging stations are all compatible with Type 2 socket which represent most Electric Vehicle currently available on the market.

How long will the charging last with AMP IT charging station?

Charging time depends on the type of charge used and the vehicle itself. In AMP IT we provide today level 2 charging with which you can expect to get your car empty battery to fully recharge in 4-6 hours.

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Questions about EV

What are some of the benefits of switching to electric vehicle?

There are a number of great benefits to electric vehicles (EVs) over conventional petrol/diesel cars:

  • You are reducing your CO2 contribution / footprint and helping our planet to breathe.
  • Electric cars are faster on acceleration due to the fact that they have a single gear vs traditional multi speed gearbox 
  • Electric cars are becoming more competitive pricewise as governments give incentives to reduce CO2 emissions and automaker competition intensifies.
  • EVs are overall cheaper to run as its cheaper to charge a battery than it is to fill up at the pump.
  • EV are cheaper to maintain as your car has less moving parts

How long do electric car batteries last?

When buying a new electric car you are more than likely going to receive a battery warranty with your car package. These are normally for 8-years or up to 160,000-km, whichever comes first.

What are electric car km range?

Nowadays they are many electric car in the market with every year car manufacturer releasing new models to answer to the increasing EV driver demand but also to solve the issue of battery range.

Below are cars that are ranked by the longest range:

  • Tesla Model 3 – 560 km
  • Tesla Model X – 470 km
  • Jaguar I-Pace – 470 km
  • Audi e-Tron – 420 km
  • Hyundai Kona EV-400 km
  • Kia eNiro – 380 km
  • Mercedes EQ C – 355 km
  • Opel Ampera-e-small- 345km
  • Nissan LEAF e+ – 240 km

What are the different types of electric vehicles?

  • Hybrid Vehicles which are powered by an internal combustion engine and an electric motor which uses energy stored in batteries. A hybrid vehicle cannot be charged with an EV charging station. Instead, the battery is charged through regenerative braking and by the internal combustion engine.
  • PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle) – this is a hybrid of a combustion and electric engine which can also have its battery charged from a power socket. The vehicle typically runs on electric power until the battery is nearly depleted, and then the car automatically switches over to use the ICE (internal combustion engine).
  • BEV / BOEV (Battery Electric Vehicle / Battery Only Electric Vehicle) – vehicles only with an electric drive. All battery vehicles can be charged from a power socket with an AC or DC current.

Do different EVs require different chargers?

There are two standard connectors which different models of EV use – Type 1 and Type 2. The market is moving to using Type 2 as standard but charge points are available in either and there are also Type 1 to Type 2 adaptor cables.

Type 1 is common for US/Japanese vehicle while Type 2 is the most common in Europe.

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