The Combined Charging System is recognised throughout the automotive and other industries for its ease of use, simplicity and flexibility. As with many successful products, its simplicity belies the fact that the technology “under the hood” is more complex than appearances would suggest.
The CCS development team created this universal solution by combining multiple existing standards and technologies, resulting in an innovative new product. It has created this Design Guide to assist other companies with an interest in electric mobility – including carmakers, municipal power utilities, manufacturers of charging equipment and so on – to understand the standards involved and the relationships between them, as well as the charging architecture, safety concept, and communication between the electric vehicle and the charging station.
With the Design Guide, companies can review detailed illustrations of the charging sequence with step-by-step descriptions. It also shows how pulse width modulation is used for low-level communication between the vehicle and the charging equipment, along with a layer-by-layer description of high-level communication based on PLC. The Design Guide also features an extensive chapter on safety. This includes information on all the relevant standards used, the product’s safety concept, possible errors and how they are resolved.
The Design Guide concludes with an overview of all the standards included in the entire CCS architecture and a partial list of some of the major suppliers of equipment related to the CCS solution.
Click here to request the Design Guide for the Combined Charging System.
Toyota Motor Europe joins CharIN e.V.
Ever since its foundation in 1937, Toyota has sought to contribute to a more prosperous society through its commitment to quality, constant innovation and respect for the planet.
Today, Toyota manufactures a diverse line-up of vehicles all over the globe.
CharIN member Vector Informatik GmbH organizes 4th Vector E-Mobility Engineering Day on April 27th
Don’t miss the annual event with engaging presentations in the new head office of Vector Informatik in Stuttgart!
ROHM becomes a member of CharIN to contribute to high power charging system with SiC technology
Willich-Münchheide/Germany, – Feb. 22, 2017 - ROHM becomes a regular member of the CharIN (Charging Interface Initiative) , an association to develop and establish the Combined Charging System (CCS) as the standard for charging battery-powered electric vehicles of all kinds.