Posts Tagged wireless charging

Wireless Charging And Autonomous Electric Cars Go Hand-In Hand

The 4th International Electric Vehicle Expo, which was held in March in South Korea, brings a few important conclusions made on the state (and future) of wireless charging technology, and autonomous driving. The main consideration is that autonomous electric vehicles are interdependent with wireless charging. For the future of truly…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 14

Year-Long Electric Bus Test Reveals A CO2 Reduction Of 60%

Toshiba has wrapped up a 12-month test of electric buses equipped with its SCiB batteries, and 44 kW wireless charging system. And as it turns out, medium-size EV buses have potential of reduction of CO2 emissions by up to 60%. The shorter, small-bus was rated at an 40% improvement. The tests were carried…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 24

30 kW Wireless Charging For Your Nissan LEAF (CHAdeMO EV) Anyone?

Integrated Infrastructure Solutions GmbH (INTIS) in partnership with CHAdeMO member THD, has developed a 30 kW wireless charging system using the CHAdeMO standard in existing electric cars. Specifically: two Nissan LEAFs and a, Citroën Berlingo BEV Typically we have seen wireless charging systems that were using the cars on-board charger, which was…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 19

People Love Their EVs THIS Much – Infographic

Evatran, the company that stands behind the Plugless wireless charging systems recently released a great infographic entitled – People Love Their EVs THIS Much. It would really be a shame to not use this “1-sheet” to spread the word about how good electric cars are. “As makers of the world’s first wireless…

5 months ago by Mark Kane 14

20 kW Wireless Charging At 90% Efficiency Becomes Reality

Today’s residential wireless chargers are low current units, typically no higher than 7.7 kW, but that will change in the future as researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have already mastered a high-power system. Per the ORNL press release: “ORNL also received a special recognition award…

5 months ago by Eric Loveday 56