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Posts Tagged: Wallbox

Wallbox builds EVSE factory in Texas, will produce bidirectional DC charger in 2023

Barcelona-based charging station manufacturer Wallbox has begun construction of a new manufacturing facility in Arlington, Texas. The company will invest some $11 million in the initial construction, and plans to begin production at the site by October of 2022. Wallbox says the facility’s annual production capacity will be over 250,000 units when it opens, and… Read more »

Wallbox to sell its home EV chargers through NAPA Auto Parts

Charging station manufacturer Wallbox (NYSE:WBX) has announced that NAPA Auto Parts will be an authorized dealer of Wallbox’s Pulsar Plus smart home charger, online and in-store at more than 6,000 locations across the US and Canada. Pulsar Plus models 40A and 48A are Wallbox’s best-selling home chargers. Features include flexible amperage setting, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi… Read more »

Uber drivers get Wallbox charging stations at a discounted price

Following a pilot program, Uber and Wallbox are expanding their partnership nationwide. The partnership offers a discounted package to Uber drivers that includes a Wallbox Pulsar Plus charger, along with installation and financing options. The EV charging package will be rolled out in four geographical groups, and is scheduled to reach nationwide coverage (excluding Alaska)… Read more »

Wallbox’s latest Quasar 2 bidirectional home charger allows an EV to provide backup power

Charing station manufacturer Wallbox (NYSE: WBX) has introduced a new generation of its bidirectional home charger for the North American market. In service areas that offer time-of-use rates, EV owners can schedule charging sessions at times when rates are low and discharge their car battery to power their home when rates are high. Users with… Read more »

Wallbox introduces home energy management solutions for the US market

Barcelona-based Wallbox (NYSE:WBX) has added its Eco-Smart and Power Boost home energy management features to its US charging products. Eco-Smart and Power Boost now come standard with Wallbox’s Pulsar Plus, a 48-amp, 11.5 kW compact home charger that features flexible amperage, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity, charge scheduling, power sharing and voice control. Eco-Smart uses a… Read more »

Wallbox to establish EVSE manufacturing facility in Arlington, Texas

EVSE manufacturer Wallbox has selected Arlington, Texas as the location of its first US manufacturing facility. The 130,000-square-foot plant will have enough capacity to support Wallbox’s expansion plans in North America for the next decade. Wallbox expects to manufacture a total of 290,000 units annually at this facility by 2027, and reach its full capacity… Read more »

Wallbox unveils new Hypernova public charger with up to 350 kW of power

Charging solution provider Wallbox unveiled what it calls its fastest and most sophisticated public charging station yet, at the recent IAA MOBILITY 2021 trade show in Munich. Hypernova can deliver up to 350 kW of power, matching the top speed of any passenger-vehicle charger on the market today. Currently, there are only a few cars… Read more »

Smart charging specialist Wallbox acquires charging app provider Electromaps

Wallbox, a Barcelona-based manufacturer of smart charging solutions, has announced the acquisition of Electromaps, a digital platform for locating and accessing charging points. The Electromaps app, which allows users to access and pay for charging directly from their mobile phones, features a database of over 120,000 recharging points in 120 countries, and has some 100,000… Read more »

Wallbox’s bidirectional DC home charger turns heads at CES

Bidirectional charging encompasses several applications that can be collectively referred to as V2x (vehicle-to-grid, vehicle-to-home, maybe someday vehicle-to-brain). It’s expected to play an important role in tomorrow’s electrified, connected transportation ecosystem, but to date it exists only in pilots, most of them involving commercial fleets. So the new Quasar bidirectional EV charger from Barcelona-based Wallbox,… Read more »

Spanish charger manufacturer Wallbox to enter US market

Wallbox, a Barcelona-based charging station manufacturer, has announced it will enter the US market. The company has already installed over 20,000 charging units across Europe, New Zealand, and China. Along with its car-agnostic charging solutions, Wallbox also offers its myWallbox cloud-based management platform, which gives customers access to real-time updates and remote programming. Its chargers… Read more »