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FAQ

by drivers of electric vehicles

What is the charging process?

The charging process is extremely simple and is described in the following steps:

  1. Tap your RFID card to the point indicated on the surface of the charger. Alternatively, select the charger and socket
    via Blink International application
  2. Wait until the LED lights turn into yellow
  3. Insert the charging cable into the vehicle socket. In a few seconds, the LED lights turn from yellow to blue
  4. To complete the charging, tap the RFID again or disconnect the vehicle through the application by clicking the icon

You can also consult the tutorial video

Why to choose electric vehicle?

There are a lot of reasons to consider switching to an electric vehicle from a conventional one. Electric vehicles have much lower refueling costs resulting in reduced travel costs, require significantly less maintenance costs and provide enhanced driving experience utilizing innovative technologies. In addition, electric vehicles do not produce pollutants, and noise pollution thereby reinforcing efforts for a healthy environment while enjoying the benefits of travel and parking in most parts of the world. These are only some of the reasons why the switch is worth it!

Where can i find the loading points?

All Blink charging points are displayed on the Blink International application (https://bit.ly/2ObJ0qn) and on other popular EV driver`s information platforms (Open Charge Map, PlugShare etc.). For each charging point the exact address of its location is given, as well as real-time information on the charger’s power, charging availability, and the cost of the service provided. You can download Blink International application by using App Store or Google Play.

How long does it take to charge?

The charging time depends on both the power of the charging station and the electric vehicle itself. Each electric vehicle
has a specific charging power, usually from 3.7kW to 43kW for AC charging (Mode 3), and this power can be increased up to 150kW for DC charging (Mode 4). For typical urban charging stations Mode 3 standard, the full recharge of the battery of a standard electric vehicle takes approximately 1-3 hours.

How do i pay for the energy i consumed charging?

The payment for the energy you consume takes place through the online account created when you sign up for the Blink International application. It is essentially a digital wallet, where you transfer money from which you will be charged every time you charge your electric vehicle.

What kind of charging does Blink offer?

Blink offers fast AC (Mode 3) and super-fast DC (Mode 4) charging stations. The fast charging stations have two Type 2 outlets, 22kW each, thus serving two users of electric vehicles at the same time. All vehicles on the European market are compatible with Type 2 sockets. DC superchargers have a 50kW power output, while a second output can provide simultaneous fast AC charging.

Is there any subscription as a member?

No, there is no subscription you will be required to pay. At Blink you are only charged for the energy you use to charge your electric vehicle.

How do i receive my rfid card?

Once you have completed your registration as a member of Blink, you will receive your RFID card by post, free of charge.

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