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Qualcomm Supports Preh’s WEVC Work

November 8, 2016 in Companies, EVs, EVSE, WEVC by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Germany’s Preh to Employ Qualcomm Halo Technology

Qualcomm has disclosed an agreement with Preh GmbH for the German supplier of automotive power electronics and connected vehicle systems to use Qualcomm Halo technology in WEVC/wireless electric vehicle charging products.

qualcommpreh“Preh will include Qualcomm Halo WEVC technology in its product portfolio and will focus on commercializing WEVC systems for plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers,” Qualcomm says.

“Based on the agreement, Preh intends to develop, make and supply WEVC systems based on Qualcomm Halo technology.”

Double D Magnetics

Preh is developing automotive WEVC systems based on Double D magnetics, Qualcomm says, “which deliver high power, superior performance in an industry-leading small vehicle package size.”

Qualcomm wireless charging VP/GM says in the release that his company’s technology “covers all aspects of WEVC systems, allowing Preh to deliver highly efficient, safe and flexible systems to meet the market needs.”

Preh was founded in Germany in 1919. The present-day Preh is a unit of China’s Joyson Group.

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Source: Qualcomm with Fleets & Fuels follow-up


SAE Issues Report on Wireless Charging

July 19, 2016 in EVs, EVSE, milestones, WEVC by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Expects Standard on Wireless EV Charging Next Year
As TIR J2954 Said to Be ‘A Milestone Industry Guideline’

SAE International’s wireless electric vehicle charging task force is making increasingly rapid progress toward a standard for equipment to allow electric vehicles to charge inductively, with no need for plugs and cables. The WEVC standard, for which a TIR/technical information report has just been issued, carries SAE’s J2954 designation.

Evatran Plugless JV for WEVC in China

July 15, 2016 in Companies, Electric Drive, EVs, EVSE, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Wireless EV Charging Could Be OEM-Available There Next Year

Virginia-based Evatran said yesterday that a new joint venture could make its “Plugless” wireless electric vehicle charging available from a China-based OEM in 2017. Evatran’s new JV is with Zhejiang VIE Science and Technology, a Tier 1 supplier of brake and other components in China.

High-Power WEVC for AVTA’s BYDs

April 25, 2016 in Electric Drive, EVSE, Solicitation by Patrick Couch  |  No Comments

Minimum of 200 Kilowatts of Inductive Charging Power
Sought for AVTA’s Fleet of All-Battery Buses Built by BYD

The Antelope Valley Transit Authority is looking for a provider of high-power wireless electric vehicle charging equipment to help support its new fleet of 100% battery electric buses. AVTA is seeking WEVC gear capable of delivering at least 200 kilowatts, with 250 kilowatts preferred.

Qualcomm & Ricardo Sign WEVC Pact

April 4, 2016 in Companies, EVs, EVSE, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Ricardo Sees WEVC as an Enabling Technology for Automakers’

With automakers placing orders, Qualcomm and Ricardo reported a licensing agreement whereby Ricardo is licensed to develop, make and supply WEVC/wireless electric vehicle charging systems for vehicle manufacturers using Qualcomm Halo technology. updated April 5&7

Two CCW ZEPS Buses to Metro McAllen

January 26, 2016 in Electric Drive, event, EVs, Fleet Order, transit by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Texas Agency to Host A Rollout Ceremony on Thursday

Complete Coach Works said Tuesday that it’s delivered two of its refurbished ZEPS/ zero emission propulsion system all-electric buses to Metro McAllen in McAllen, Texas. The transaction includes an inductive wireless advanced vehicle electrification system by Utah’s Wave.

Qualcomm Wireless Licensed to Brusa

August 3, 2015 in Electric Drive, EVs, EVSE by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Qualcomm Halo & Brusa’s One-Box ‘Frame’ Inductive Charging:
‘Wireless Charging Will Win, It Will Give E-Mobility a Big Boost’

San Diego-based Qualcomm reports a license agreement with Switzerland’s Brusa Elektronik for wireless electric vehicle charging. Brusa, an automotive Tier 1 power electronics supplier, has licensed patented Qualcomm Halo inventions to help commercialize its WEVC systems for plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles, Qualcomm says.

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