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Posts Tagged: Wireless EV Charging

Ideanomics tests WAVE’s 500 kW wireless charger at Port of Los Angeles

Commercial EV specialist Ideanomics (NASDAQ: IDEX) has successfully tested WAVE’s 500 kW wireless charging system at the Port of Los Angeles. In a test, WAVE’s system fully charged a Class 8 electric truck in less than 15 minutes. (Ideanomics acquired WAVE in 2021.) Construction and charger installation at the Port of Los Angeles is underway,… Read more »

Study examines dynamic wireless charging combined with energy storage

Dynamic wireless charging—charging a vehicle as it travels down a specially-equipped road—could someday make charging effortless and transparent. A new paper by Cornell researchers examines the possibilities of wireless charging roads equipped with energy storage systems. The new work, “Efficient energy management of wireless charging roads with energy storage for coupled transportation–power systems,” was published… Read more »

MAHLE and Siemens cooperate to develop wireless charging

Technology group MAHLE and electronics giant Siemens have signed a declaration of intent to collaborate on wireless charging systems for EVs. The companies will jointly develop and test infrastructure and automotive engineering systems, and one of the areas of focus will be promoting standards for inductive charging technology. MAHLE has reinforced its wireless charging expertise… Read more »

Electreon and Jacobs partner to deploy wireless charging infrastructure

Wireless charging specialist Electreon has announced a strategic collaboration with Jacobs, a global provider of technical professional services. The companies will join forces on selected wireless EV charging projects for fleet operators across the US, including city and state authorities. The two companies are already cooperating on a project to implement a public in-road charging… Read more »

Resonant Link says its wireless charging tech achieves 5-10 times lower power losses than others

Wireless charger manufacturer Resonant Link has been selected to participate in the Shell GameChanger Accelerator (GCxN), a collaboration between fossil fuel giant Shell and the US DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) that provides early-stage cleantech companies with resources to accelerate product commercialization. By participating in the program, Resonant Link will benefit from NREL’s research… Read more »

HEVO to commercialize ORNL’s dynamic wireless charging technology

The DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has licensed its wireless charging technology to Brooklyn-based HEVO. The system is designed to provide high power levels in a small package, and also supports dynamic charging, which could one day allow EVs to be charged while in motion. HEVO will work with ORNL to further develop the technology… Read more »

Sprint Power develops components for wireless charging trial for fleet vehicles

Sprint Power, a British firm that specializes in electrified propulsion systems, power electronics and battery systems, is leading a UK government-backed project that aims to demonstrate the suitability of wireless charging technology for fleet vehicles. Funding for the wireless charging project has been provided by Innovate UK, a public body designed to drive research and… Read more »

SAE WPT Task Force urges FCC to support wireless charging standard

SAE International’s Wireless Power Transfer and Alignment Task Force is urging the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to act to support the commercialization of wireless charging operating in the frequency band of 79 kHz to 90 kHz. The SAE task force consists of more than 150 international experts representing automakers, suppliers, users, national laboratories and… Read more »

IPT Group acquires Primove wireless charging technology

The IPT Group, a holding company that owns wireless charging solution manufacturer IPT Technology, has acquired the inductive charging technology portfolio Primove from Bombardier. “By acquiring Primove we’re complementing our existing IP and product portfolio and speeding up our product-to-market plans,” says IPT CEO Richard van den Dool. Both IPT Technology and Primove are conducting… Read more »

KAUST team assesses deployment of dynamic wireless charging in cities

By applying statistical geometry to analyze urban road networks, KAUST researchers have advanced their understanding of how dynamic wireless charging systems might influence driver behavior and city planning in a future dominated by EVs. The study, published in the IEEE Open Journal on Vehicular Technology, used tools from stochastic geometry to establish a framework that… Read more »