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Please take care when using EV charging cables

People start to relax when it comes to electric vehicles. This is good but must not go too far. We found this charging cable in a car repair shop. “Apparently the driver treated the cable in a very unheeding manner. The insulation is totally ruined. An electric shock would mean severe bodily harm,” warns cotedo consultant Michael Schloßbauer. A personal issue of the user? Not for the repair shop!

If a car garage finds a defective cable in a customer vehicle and gives it back afterwards, the management can be held responsible for any accidents. Apart from public prosecution, the industrial injuries corporation might take an interest in the matter, too. Therefore we advise all EV service points to always check the charging cables of their customers. Just so that everyone can relax, even during high-voltage charging…

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