Mercedes Benz Launches Versatile Electric Vehicle Charging Solution

For every scenario, whether at home, at work, or on vacation, Mercedes-Benz’s Flexible Charging System Pro is the ideal all-in-one charging solution. both inside and outside of plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles.

One of the system’s standout features is its compatibility with both indoor and outdoor environments, making it a versatile option for EV and plug-in hybrid drivers. The Flexible Charging System Pro offers a significant charging power of up to 22 kW. However, it’s important to note that the actual power available can vary depending on several factors, including the specific installation at the building, the vehicle’s own equipment, and the type of adapter being used.

Safety is a paramount concern with any electrical system, and Mercedes Benz has addressed this through the incorporation of advanced safety features. The system automatically detects and adjusts to the optimal charging power, minimizing the risk of electrical issues. It’s also equipped with temperature monitoring, sensor functions, and safety features to ensure a secure charging process.

The convenience offered by the Flexible Charging System Pro is further enhanced by the inclusion of various adapters, making it possible to connect to nearly all European socket types and public charging points with a single cable.

For international travellers, adapters are available for different countries, ensuring that charging your vehicle abroad is as effortless as at home. The system intelligently recognizes different adapters and adjusts the charging power accordingly.

Mercedes-Benz has designed this charging system with theft prevention in mind; it can be securely mounted on a wall with the provided fastening. It also boasts fault current detection, a temperature sensor, leak-proofing, and waterproofing, and is IP67 rated, indicating its resilience even when briefly submerged in water.

Compatibility extends beyond mere charging locations. The Flexible Charging System Pro works with all EVs or plug-in hybrids equipped with a type 2 plug. To utilize the system’s maximum charging capacity, vehicles should have an onboard charger (code 84B) capable of handling up to 22 kW. Additionally, the system’s interface supports Wi-Fi connectivity, enabling hassle-free over-the-air updates within the user’s network.

The system simplifies the charging process with a remote start/stop function, allowing users to control charging times conveniently. The introduction of the new Mercedes-Benz Charger App further enhances user experience by enabling owners to manage all aspects of the charging process via their smartphones. This includes setting energy targets, adjusting energy costs, finding updates, and reviewing detailed documentation of all charging activities in the charging history.

In essence, the Mercedes Benz Flexible Charging System Pro is not just a tool for charging your vehicle; it’s an investment in convenience, safety, and adaptability, ensuring that your EV or plug-in hybrid is always ready for the road, no matter where you find yourself.