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Wireless EV Charge: Commercial in 2017?

August 11, 2015 in Electric Drive, EVs, Studies, WEVC by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Luxury Market First, Then the Mass Market, Says Strategy Analytics,
Which Suggests that Wireless Charging Could Be ‘Dominant’ by 2028

Wireless electric vehicle charging, with its promise of game-changing convenience, could be commercial as soon as 2017, with luxury EVs preceding the mass market, says a new study by Strategy Analytics.

Qualcomm, Daimler for Wireless Charging

May 27, 2015 in Companies, Electric Drive, EVs, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Qualcomm Discloses Strategic Collaboration on Connected Car Technologies

San Diego-based Qualcomm Technologies reports a strategic collaboration with Daimler AG for “the connected car,” including implementation of the Qualcomm Halo inductive charging system, aka WEVC for wireless electric vehicle charging.

Evatran Plugless Charging for Sweden

May 18, 2015 in Electric Drive, EVs, Research by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

First Large-Scale Demonstration Outside North America
To Gauge Whether Wireless Charging Boosts the Use of EVs

Richmond, Va.-based Evatran reports the first large-scale demonstration of its technology outside North America, as upwards of 20 of its Plugless brand wireless inductive electric vehicle charging units are to be installed in Sweden.

Scania to Test a Wireless Battery Bus

December 29, 2014 in Electric Drive, EVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Charging Unit to Be Built into a Bus Stop Roadway

Scania says it’s the first company in Sweden to test a wirelessly charged electric-hybrid city bus, and that the vehicle will begin operations in Södertälje (just outside Stockholm), in June 2016 as part of a research project into sustainable vehicle technology.

Qualcomm for Formula E Races

August 19, 2014 in Conference/Meeting, Education, Electric Drive, EVs, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Wireless Charging to Be Showcased at Battery Electric Race Series

Wireless technology from Qualcomm will be used to charge the BMW safety cars for the new Formula E series of 100% battery electric races, beginning with next month’s opening event, the ePrix in Beijing, organizer FIA Formula E confirmed Tuesday. Read More >>

Two Amp Wireless Buses for BARTA

August 10, 2013 in Electric Drive, EVs, Fleet Order by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

All-Electric Vehicles with Momentum Dynamics Charging This Summer

Ohio’s Amp Electric Vehicles says it’s delivering the first of two all-electric paratransit buses to be operated by the Berks Area Regional Transportation Authority outside Philadelphia later this summer.

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