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 »
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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 »
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 »
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 »
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, 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 »
Charger manufacturer eMotorWerks (recently acquired by the Enel Group) has announced a partnership with Autochargers.ca to deliver co-branded EV charging solutions throughout Canada. eMotorWerks products will be available through the Autochargers.ca web store and the company’s reseller partners, which include electrical contractors and car dealerships. The eMotorWerks charging ecosystem includes JuiceBox charging hardware and the… Read more »