Thai EV Club member sparks a ‘charged’ frenzy with Bangkok station shock

A conversation within the EV Club Thailand Group on Facebook has gone viral, after one of its members, generally identified as Penguin1, shared pictures of four cars parked in an electric vehicle (EV) charging station. All 4 cars have been seen plugged into the charging stations, with a message from Penguin1 stating, “All four automobiles on the ‘charging station’ in Ladprao, Bangkok, I’ve helped you plug into the charger.”

The person who shared the chat photographs said…

“Thank you on behalf of the buddies, at present Penguin1 helped to plug the charging cable for the automobile proprietor. The automotive proprietor could have been in a hurry and forgot to plug the cable. PS. Please verify your app, when you haven’t unplugged the cable, it might cost lots.”

The post attracted numerous feedback, with the bulk expressing satisfaction as this technique might probably penalise drivers who park at the EV charging station without charging their automobiles.
In addition to the charging fee, these drivers will incur an extra payment for leaving their automobiles parked with the charging cable plugged in. This fee is unavoidable as it’s linked to the bank card of the automobile owner.
For those that did not hyperlink a credit card, the excellent quantity will turn out to be a debt. Upon coming into their card particulars, they are going to be charged instantly.
To keep away from these expenses, they must forgo utilizing the supercharger for the entire thing of their vehicle’s life. It is uncertain whether or not this outstanding amount can be included when visiting the service centre.
Printable for leaving a car parked in a charging slot is 12 baht per minute. If the station is one hundred pc occupied, the fee for leaving a car parked in a charging slot will increase to 24 baht per minute, reported Sanook.
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