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WiTricity’s new wireless charging system is designed for flexibility and interoperability

Wireless charging pioneer WiTricity has announced a new charging system that uses magnetic resonance technology to deliver a range of power over distance and through materials. According to the company, its new system enables power transfer at up to 11 kW, and has the ability to scale up to 25 kW and higher. WiTricity, in… Read more »

Which US cities are the most EV-friendly?

Portland, Oregon is the most plugged-in city in the US, according to researchers at the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs. In “Plug-in electric vehicle readiness: Rating cities in the United States,” published in Electricity Journal, the researchers ranked 36 cities, including the nation’s 25 largest, in terms of the policies they have… Read more »

DOT announces major push to advance autonomous vehicles

DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx introduced a new federal strategy to help develop autonomous driving technology at the Detroit auto show, joined by execs from Tesla, Google, Ford, GM, Delphi and other automotive firms. “If the government doesn’t change its ways, drivers in the future will not be moving on the highways – they will be… Read more »

GM developing next-generation power inverter

GM is developing a next-generation power inverter capable of 55 kW peak/30 kW continuous power. According to GM’s Sean Gleason, who gave a presentation on the project at the DOE’s Annual Merit Review, GM is almost two-thirds of the way through the $16.6-million project ($6 million of the funding support came from the DOE), which… Read more »

Tesla opens 100th Supercharger site in NJ, expands to new manufacturing facility in CA

Tesla has opened its 100th Supercharger site, in Hamilton Township, New Jersey, and will commemorate the milestone with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday morning. The new station, which has six charging stalls and will be open 24/7, is located in the Hamilton Market Place mall, just off Interstate 195, about 40 miles northeast of Philadelphia. Supercharger… Read more »

Delaware charger project aims to bring the entire state within EV range

The University of Delaware and the state Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) will collaborate on a pilot program to install a few strategically placed EV charging stations to enable long trips in the state. The new project, which has a budget of $80,000, will take into account driver convenience as well as… Read more »

Lean and mean: The EV charging pioneers at ClipperCreek

A straightforward look at the EVSE market from the charging pioneers at ClipperCreek In a charging station industry filled with multinational conglomerates and 100-year-old automotive suppliers, the independent company ClipperCreek stands out. Relatively speaking, it has had a long history in the EVSE industry – a history that has shaped some definite views of the… Read more »

Wanxiang bids for Fisker again in last-minute offer

The assets of bankrupt automaker Fisker Automotive are scheduled to be transferred to Hybrid Technology LLC, which bought the automaker’s outstanding $168 million DOE loan for $25 million in October. However, just days before a hearing in which a judge will decide whether to give final approval to the deal, Chinese auto parts giant Wanxiang… Read more »

WiTricity scores $25 Million in Series E funding

Wireless charging pioneer WiTricity has secured $25 million in Series E financing from new and existing investors, including Intel Capital and Hon Hai/Foxconn, bringing the company’s total funding to $45 million. The new cash will support the company’s growth strategy as it develops products for wireless charging in the consumer electronics, EV, defense and medical… Read more »

Resonating with the OEMs: WiTricity’s wireless energy transfer technology

WiTricity hopes to leverage a wireless energy transfer breakthrough out of MIT into a commercial solution with far-reaching potential Inside a standard electrical transformer are two coils that transfer power wirelessly. They utilize the principle of magnetic induction, sending energy from a primary coil to a secondary coil without a direct electrical connection.  Inductive chargers,… Read more »