IEC 62196-2:2022 applies to EV plugs, EV socket-outlets, vehicle connectors and vehicle inlets with pins and contact-tubes of standardized configurations, herein referred to as accessories. These accessories have a nominal rated operating voltage not exceeding 480 V AC, 50 Hz to 60 Hz, and a rated current not exceeding 63 A three phase or 70 A single phase, for use in conductive charging of electric vehicles.
This document covers the basic interface accessories for vehicle supply as specified in IEC 62196-1.
This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 2016. This edition constitutes a technical revision.
This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
interchangeability requirements have been removed from the title of Part 2;
alignment with IEC 62196-1:2022 and IEC 62196-3:2022;
alignment with IEC 61851-1:2017.