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Site Survey & Design

Site Survey & Design

Our business development team will determine your current and future charging requirements while our engineers carry out a site survey to create a bespoke and future-proof charging solution.

Installation & Commissioning

Installation & Commissioning

Overseen by our project management team, our OEM-approved engineers will install and commission your chargers, and connect them to our remote monitoring software Occulus.

Repair & Maintenance

Full Life Maintenance

Regular Over-The-Air (OTA) updates and on-site maintenance to OEM standards is the key to keep your chargers charging and vehicles moving.

Service Level Agreements

Unrivalled Support

If an issue occurs, our networks team are immediately notified and will remotely access your charger to resolve the issue. If needed, we offer on-site response in as little as 4 hours.

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Mercedes-Benz eSprinter technical data

Range (WLTP): 93 miles

Electricity Running Costs (pence per mile): 7.6ppm

Rapid DC Charge: Yes

EV Type: Battery Electric Van

*Electric Cost per Mile is calculated by using a nominal cost of 15p per unit (kWh)

Mercedes-Benz eSprinter Charging Guide

The eSprinter features a 55kWh battery (of which 47kWh is usable) and has both a Type 2 and CCS connection.

Charging Type Charging Time Range Added Per Minute
Domestic 3-Pin Plug 26 Hours 0.06 Miles Per Minute
7.4kW Wallbox AC 6 Hours 20 Minutes 0.25 Miles Per Minute
Kempower T-Series 40kW Portable DC Charger 1 Hour 10 Minutes 1.32 Miles Per Minute
Kempower C-Series 200kW DC 14 Minutes 6.2 Miles Per Minute

All figures on based on Vital EV estimates and actual charging time can be affected by a wide range of factors, including ambient temperature, state of charge of the battery and the maximum limited charge rate of the vehicle.

Home Charging: The Perfect Starting Point

For many electric vehicle owners, home charging is the most convenient and cost-effective way to keep their eSprinter fully charged. Setting up a home charging station requires a Type 2 connector and an AC power source. Depending on your charging equipment and ambient temperature, charge times can vary. Home charging typically offers slow to fast charging rates, ensuring your eSprinter is ready to hit the road when you are.

Mercedes Benz Esprinter Charger

Public Charging Stations: Power On the Go

When you need to charge your electric van while out and about, public charging stations are your go-to solution. With a growing number of public charging points across various charging networks, it’s easier than ever to find a compatible station for your Mercedes-Benz eSprinter.

Public charging stations offer different charging rates, including slow, fast, and rapid DC charging options. To ensure a smooth charging session, always check the charging station’s compatibility with your eSprinter before plugging in.

Rapidly Charging Your eSprinter: When Time Is of the Essence

In situations where time is crucial, rapidly charging your eSprinter at a public charger with a DC power source can be a lifesaver. Rapid DC charging significantly reduces charge time compared to AC charging, allowing you to get back on the road faster. Keep in mind that rapidly charging your electric vehicle may be influenced by factors such as ambient temperature and battery capacity.

Understanding Charging Rates: Slow, Fast, and Rapid

The charging rates for your Mercedes-Benz eSprinter depend on the power output of the charging station and whether it uses AC or DC power. Here’s a quick breakdown of the charging rates:

Slow charging: Usually provided by home charging stations or some public charging points, offering a power output of up to 3 kW.

Fast charging: Common in public charging networks, with power outputs ranging from 7 kW to 22 kW.

Rapid DC charging: Found at dedicated public charging stations, delivering a power output of 50 kW or more.

Remember that charge time varies depending on the charging rate and the battery capacity of your eSprinter.

Keeping Your eSprinter Charged and Ready for Action

Whether you’re charging your Mercedes-Benz eSprinter at home or using public charging stations, understanding your electric van’s charging needs is crucial. By familiarizing yourself with connector types, charging rates, and how factors like ambient temperature can affect your EV charging experience, you can keep your eSprinter powered up and ready for any adventure.

Now that you’re equipped with the knowledge you need, it’s time to get out there and enjoy the benefits of your electric vehicle. Happy charging!

Mercedes Benz Esprinter on charge

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"Keeping our electric bus fleet running smoothly is paramount. Vital EV not only excels in installing EV chargers but also in the vital aspect of servicing and maintaining the charging infrastructure. Their proactive approach to regular maintenance ensures our charging stations are always in optimal condition. This reliability minimizes downtime and keeps our operations running seamlessly. The peace of mind that comes with knowing Vital EV is on top of maintenance is invaluable to our fleet management. They truly go the extra mile to keep our EV charging infrastructure in top-notch shape."

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"Working in fleet management, I understand the importance of efficient and reliable EV charging infrastructure. Vital EV came through for us in a big way. Their expertise in EV charger installation is unmatched. They seamlessly integrated charging stations into our fleet depot, ensuring our electric buses are always ready to hit the road. The team's attention to detail and dedication to uptime is commendable. Vital EV is our trusted partner in electrifying our bus fleet, and I couldn't be more satisfied with their service."

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"Vital EV exceeded my expectations with their exceptional service. From the moment I contacted them, I was impressed. The installation process was smooth, and the team's professionalism was evident throughout. They left no stone unturned in ensuring that our EV chargers for the business fleet was installed flawlessly. I highly recommend Vital EV for their expertise and commitment to customer satisfaction."

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