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Home charging.

Charge your electric car or plug-in hybrids conveniently at home. The best time is at night, when the car is not in use and there is most excess electricity. Get into the charged vehicle in the morning and enjoy the pleasure of driving. By providing e-tron charging systems, Audi offers a powerful, intelligent, and holistic charging concept.

Modular and flexible: The compact e-tron charging system Should cars be charged at a domestic or industrial socket? Only at home or maybe also at the holiday residence? The modular e-tron compact charging system gives you maximum flexibility. It consists of an operating unit including a vehicle connection cable and two mains connection cables - one with a household plug and one with an industrial plug. The e-tron charging system compact has a charging capacity of up to 11 kW¹. On the control unit, the user can manually switch between 100 percent and 50 percent charging performance. This can be useful if various other electrical appliances are already in use at home. The e-tron charging system displays the status of the charging system and the charging process concisely by means of LEDs on the operating unit.
Convenient and networked: the e-tron charging system connect² Your vehicle prefers to charge when electricity is cheapest³. Automatic adjustment of the charging capacity when other electrical appliances are used in parallel in your household, as well as documentation of the charged energy are some of the advantages of the optional connect² charging system. It connects the vehicle with a compatible Home Energy Management System (HEMS) and thus makes the electric car part of your smart home. The e-tron connect² charging system comprises a control unit, a vehicle connection cable of custom length, and two mains connection cables (one with a household plug and one with an industrial plug). It supports a charging capacity of up to 22 kW¹. The control unit is equipped with a 5-inch touch display. Delivery always includes a wall bracket clip.
The following intelligent charging functions are part of the e-tron connect² charging system: • Blackout protection⁴:
The e-tron connect² charging system charges your vehicle with the maximum power available in the house infrastructure, provided a compatible Home Energy Management System (HEMS) is available. Whenever other electrical consumer units are used in your house, the system automatically reduces the charging capacity. As soon as the other consumers are switched off, the e-tron charging system connect increases the charging capacity again to the highest possible level. This means the system avoids blackouts caused by overloading the house connection fuse - and still significantly shortens the charging time of your electric car.

• Cost-optimised charging³:
When planning the charging process, the system takes into account the current and future prices of your electricity provider. Taking into account the desired departure times, the vehicle favours charging times that incur the lowest electricity costs for you. This applies to the period during which the vehicle is connected to the charging system. The desired departure time can be conveniently set in the vehicle or in the myAudi app⁵

• Solar energy use⁴:
If you have your own photovoltaic system, you can optimise your e-tron vehicle's charging process so that it is charged with as much solar power as possible. The charging plan can be calculated using forecasts with sunny weather and the desired departure time. The desired departure time can be conveniently set in the vehicle or in the myAudi app⁵

• Integrated charging power collection:
Documenting the charged energy allows reducing energy costs per mile driven for business purposes, which you may be able to claim from your employer.

• PIN protection:
If required, the charging system can be protected from unauthorised use by assigning a 4-digit PIN.

• Software updates:
Your e-tron connect² charging system is always up to date via software updates.
Wall bracket clip The optional wall bracket consists of two components: a wall bracket for the charging system and a bracket for the on-board connector. Both elements can be installed quickly and easily. A lock in the wall mounting prevents unauthorised persons from stealing the suspended charging system, which can be an advantage, for example, in shared-use underground garages.
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  • Charging with renewable energy

    Impressive acceleration and great driving enjoyment are not the only reasons to change to an electric car. In addition to locally CO2-free mobility, the renewable energy supply means a further step towards sustainability. It is possible through this offer to conclude a contract with a local green electricity supplier that guarantees transparent tariffs and a simple change process⁶. This helps you adjust the power supply of your household and electric car or plug-in hybrids to a sustainable basis.

  • Home check and installation service

    The home check, which is subject to charge, is a professional check of your electrical installation suitability for charging an electric car. You can order this directly from your Audi partner for a fee.
    An electrician will advise you on charging options that may already be available, but will also inform you about the best possible charging solution with optimum charging times and costs. The electrician can also plan the integration of any existing photo-voltaic system. Should the electrician recommend adjustments to your house electrical system, they will prepare an individual offer for you.

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¹ The charging capacity depends on the type of mains connection plug, country-specific voltage, number of available phases of the power grid, and customer-specific house installation. It can therefore be reduced on an individual basis. The power supply cable with an industrial plug and the operating unit of the charging system are matched to each other and allow a certain charging capacity. Changing the power supply cable later to another industrial plug is technically possible, but this may lead to a lower charging performance.

² The Audi charging system connect will be available in 2019. The functions "blackout protection" and "solar power use" require coupling with a compatible home energy management system (HEMS). This is not offered by AUDI AG and is not part of the scope of delivery. AUDI AG, with a view to guaranteeing full compatibility, works together with the two leading providers of home energy management systems, Hager Group and SMA Solar Technology.

³ This function requires that the customers individually-concluded electricity contract with their energy provider contains different electricity prices, such as day or night tariffs. Information about different electricity prices must be stored by the customer in their myAudi account or a compatible Home Energy Management System (HEMS).

⁴ The function requires the presence of a compatible Home Energy Management System (HEMS). This is not offered by AUDI AG and is not part of the scope of delivery. AUDI AG, with a view to guaranteeing full compatibility, works together with the two leading providers of home energy management systems Hager Group and SMA Solar Technology .

⁵ Requires registration and conclusion of a main user contract with myAudi as well as the main user nomination in the MMI vehicle. The verification and registration as main user ensures that you can use the vehicle control feature (for example, locking and unlocking the vehicle via app). Nominating the main user in the MMI vehicle, i.e. the link between your myAudi account and your Audi, is required in order to set the departure time in the app and transmit it to your Audi.

⁶ Not available in all e-tron markets.