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Kempower adds NACS connector to product line 

Durham, NC – (Thursday, April 11, 2024) Kempower, a global innovator in electric vehicle charging solutions, is proud to announce their latest addition – the North American Charging Standard (NACS) connector – to the North American market. 

“For the North American market, the implementation of the NACS connector represents a significant step towards creating a robust and efficient EV charging ecosystem,” says Kempower CEO Tomi Ristimäki

“It simplifies the charging experience for consumers, encourages the expansion of charging infrastructure, and accelerates the transition towards electric mobility, ultimately contributing to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and the promotion of sustainable transportation solutions,” adds Ristimäki

Kempower now offers the NACS connector as part of its diverse product line to support the transition of many North American vehicle manufacturers to the North American Charging Standard.  

The North American Charging Standard (NACS) connector is a standardized plug and socket configuration designed specifically for electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure within the North American market. It serves as the interface between the EV and the charging station, facilitating the transfer of electricity to recharge the vehicle’s battery. 

The NACS connector typically features a specific shape, size, and pin configuration tailored to meet the requirements of North American EVs and charging infrastructure.  By adhering to this standard, manufacturers can develop charging stations and vehicles that are compatible with the NACS connector, promoting widespread adoption and accessibility.

Kempower DC fast-chargers, Kempower Satellite, Movable Charger and Station Charger can all be equipped with the NACS connector.

The introduction of the NACS connector aims to streamline the EV charging process by establishing a uniform standard across different charging networks and manufacturers while the industry is prime for change. 

“This standardization enhances interoperability, ensuring that EV drivers can easily access charging stations regardless of the brand or type of vehicle they own, which is the perfect solution for our current and future customers,” says Jed Routh, Vice President of Markets and Products, North America. 


Kempower media contacts: 

Paula Savonen, VP, Communications, Kempower, +358 29 0021900 

North America:  
Miracle King-Wilson, Communications Manager, North America, + 984-327-8342 

Kempower in brief 

We design and manufacture reliable and user-friendly DC fast-charging solutions for electric vehicles. Our vision is to create the world’s most desired EV charging solutions for everyone, everywhere. Our product development and production are based in Finland, with the majority of our materials and components sourced locally. We focus on all areas of e-mobility, from electric cars, trucks, and buses to machines and marine. Our modular and scalable charging system and world-class software are designed by EV drivers for EV drivers, enabling the best user experience for our customers around the world. Kempower is listed in the Nasdaq First North Growth Market Finland. 

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