Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA), a global supplier of automotive seating and electrical systems, has agreed to license Qualcomm’s Halo Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging (WEVC) technology.
Lear will include Halo in its product portfolio to commercialize WEVC systems for plug-in vehicle manufacturers, as well as wireless charging infrastructure companies.
“Lear is a leading global Tier 1 supplier of high-power charging systems and related electronic components to the automotive industry. It is ideally positioned to develop a broad portfolio of WEVC systems, including multi-coil, solenoid and circular systems,” said Steve Pazol, Qualcomm VP of Wireless Charging.
“With our success in EV and hybrid high-power systems and proven program management capabilities, we see wireless charging as a new opportunity to serve our customers in further developing their strategies for EVs in existing and new vehicle segments,” said Lear President Frank Orsini.