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Transom Capital Group to take over Webasto’s EV charging business

German automotive supplier Webasto is divesting its EV charging business in order to strategically focus on its core business areas. Los Angeles-based Transom Capital Group will acquire a majority stake in Webasto’s charging solutions business. Webasto will remain a minority shareholder in the division. Webasto’s sites in Planegg, Germany, Monrovia, US and Guanajuato, Mexico, will… Read more »

Webasto launches towable charging station for electric airport ground equipment

Webasto Charging Systems, a manufacturer of EV charging technology, has launched a new charging station for airport ground support equipment (GSE). AmpCart was developed by JBT AeroTech, a subsidiary of Oshkosh, which builds specialty vehicles and equipment. AmpCart is a towable charging station designed to enable electric GSE to access power anywhere on the ramp…. Read more »

Webasto adds two new wallboxes to its EV charging portfolio

Webasto Charging Systems has added two new wallboxes to its EV charging product family. The TurboConnect and TurboDX 2.0 Plug-In Level 2 chargers are designed and manufactured to withstand any conditions. Both are certified by UL and ETL, as well as other standardization bodies. The TurboConnect Level 2 charger offers 11.5 kW of power at… Read more »

Otokar presents e-Kent C electric bus, with batteries from Webasto

Turkish bus manufacturer Otokar presented its new e-Kent C electric bus at the recent IAA Mobility show in Munich, with an eye to winning more orders from European bus operators. In the coming months, Otokar will organize roadshows and demos in Europe for the e-Kent C, which is already in serial production. The name “Kent”… Read more »

Webasto launches modular battery system, thermal management, and charging stations

Automotive supplier Webasto showcased its modular battery system, thermal management system, and charging station at the recent SEMA show in Las Vegas. The CV standard battery system is available in 400 V and 800 V versions. Each battery features 35 kWh of energy. Up to 10 packs can be used for a combined 350 kWh…. Read more »

Ford and Webasto reveal one-off Mustang EV prototype with 900 hp

Ford and parts supplier Webasto have revealed the Mustang Lithium, a one-off high-performance electric Mustang fastback prototype that boasts more than 1,000 ft-lbs of torque and more than 900 hp. With the unveiling, Ford says it hopes to gauge customer interest in electric sports cars. It is also using the vehicle as a test bed… Read more »

Webasto starts battery production, prepares to enter China

German automotive supplier Webasto has begun producing EV batteries at the company’s manufacturing plant in Schierling, Germany. The first battery packs will go to an unnamed European bus maker. Three years ago, Webasto decided to branch out of its core business of roofs and heaters and expand into electromobility, with charging solutions and battery systems…. Read more »

Webasto to acquire AeroVironment’s Efficient Energy Systems for $35 million

Automotive supplier Webasto is set to acquire AeroVironment’s Efficient Energy Systems (EES) branch, pending several more heaps of paperwork. The $35-million acquisition includes EES’s charging and docking technologies, further diversifying Webasto’s portfolio.  Webasto originally specialized in heating, cooling and sunroof design for automotive applications, but it has been steadily working to expand into the EV energy… Read more »

Webasto’s new family of Level 2 charging products

Automotive aftermarket equipment manufacturer Webasto presented a range of Level 2 charging stations designed for the North American, European and Chinese markets at the recent CES. Webasto’s wall-mount chargers are designed for home, business and multi-unit dwelling applications. Each unit provides up to 50 amps (12 kW) of charging power, and is customizable to meet… Read more »

EV Connect launches EV charging station certification program

EV Connect, a company that provides cloud-based software for managing charging networks, has launched a certification program for EV charging station manufacturers. The EV Charge Station (EVCS) Certification Program allows manufacturers to remotely self-certify and complete most of the steps required for certification. The EVCS Certification Program ensures hardware compliance with the Open Charge Point… Read more »