Posts Tagged: Qualcomm

Qualcomm invests in Chargemaster to deploy wireless charging in UK

Qualcomm, maker of the Halo wireless charging system, has invested in Chargemaster, a UK-based manufacturer and operator of EV charging stations. The move will accelerate the planned UK deployment of Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging (WEVC) technology, Chargemaster said. Chargemaster has produced more than 27,000 charging stations, and operates POLAR, the UK’s largest network of public… Read more »

Q&A with Qualcomm’s Joe Barrett, Appealing to the wireless generation

In January 2014, the Alliance for Wireless Power announced Qualcomm Technologies Inc. as one of the first companies to earn Rezence certification, a technology and set of specifications endorsed by the world’s leading mobile chipmakers, mobile phone manufacturers and other key industry partners. With Qualcomm and other companies now certified, it is expected that Rezence-based… Read more »

Qualcomm becomes technology partner of FIA Formula E Championship

Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) has announced a multiyear agreement to become a Technology Partner of the FIA Formula E Championship, the new international electric racing series. Qualcomm’s Halo Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging (WEVC) technology will be used by the Formula E safety cars in the 2014 inaugural season, and will be made available to the race… Read more »

VIDEO: Drayson Racing claims new FIA World Land Speed record

Drayson Racing has announced that it has set a new World Electric Land Speed Record. With former UK Science Minister Lord Drayson behind the wheel, the Drayson B12 69/EV electric Le Mans Prototype made two blistering runs on a runway at Elvington Airfield in Yorkshire, England, reaching an average top speed of 204.185 mph.  … Read more »

What’s up with wireless EV charging

Wireless charging is one of the hottest topics in the EV world these days. Several companies have systems on the path to commercial availability. Evatran has plans to sell aftermarket systems that will work with popular plug-in models such as the LEAF and the Volt. Qualcomm is using its London trial as a test bed… Read more »

Slot cars on steroids: the birth of electric motorsport

The prospect of zero emission, near-silent race cars has set moustaches twitching throughout the motorsport fraternity. Many see it as heresy, while the enlightened few realize that we have a golden opportunity to inject some new life into a hundred-year-old sport.   Doug Peck, editor at emotorsportnews.com, explains why the future of racing runs on… Read more »