International Electric Vehicle Expo in Korea confirmed CCS Standard

The 6th International Electric Vehicle Expo (IEVE) took place under the theme “Drive EVolution” at International Convention Center Jeju (ICC Jeju), Korea for 4 days from May 8th to 11th, 2019.

Mr. Jacques Borremans, CharIN managing director Asia, had a session to talk about “the Combined Charging System (CCS) and the need for standardization” at the 4th Electric Vehicle International Standard Forum hosted by Korea Agency of Technology and Standard (KATS) on May 9th. He introduced CharIN and the advantage of the Combined Charging System (CCS) to about 150 industry experts at the forum. He explained how standardization helps to increase EV sales with an example of Korea; after the Korea Agency of Technology and Standard (KATS) recommended the use of CCS Combo 1, EV sales in 2018 recorded more than double compared to previous year.


Mr. Michael Schwaiger from BMW had a presentation about “Development direction and roadmap of CCS technology”. Mr. Seung-Myun Chung from Hyundai Motor shared “Overview of High Power Charging (HPC) State in Korea”. And Mr. Hyeon-Gi Lee from KSGA (Korea Smart Grid Association) talked about “The status and plan of EV charging standardization in Korea”. There was a panel discussion regarding “High power charging development and standardization of Electric Vehicle” at the end.


The event was great opportunity to provide up-to-date information on CCS from diverse perspectives with a full package!