WiTricity CEO Presenting at the 2018 North American International Auto Show

Alex Gruzen speaking on AutoMobili-D panel focused on the future of mobility

Watertown, Mass. January 10, 2018WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, today announced that CEO Alex Gruzen will be speaking about the importance of infrastructure to the future of autonomous and electric vehicle mobility at North American International Auto Show’s (NAIAS) AutoMobili-D event on January 17, 2018.

Now in its 30th year, NAIAS is among the most prestigious auto shows in the world, providing unmatched access to all aspects of the automotive industry in one place, like the future of mobility. WiTricity’s wireless electric vehicle (EV) charging technology is a critical part of the mobility ecosystem, as electric and autonomous vehicles are the centerpiece of next-generation transportation globally.

Gruzen’s panel discussion, titled “How autonomous driving and infrastructure changes will influence mobility” will take place on Wednesday, January 17 from 2-2:45 p.m. ET on the Atrium Stage. The session will be moderated by Dr. Irina Sigalovsky, program director at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and will also feature Mike Stanley, CEO of Transit X and Ali Kamil, the co-founder of Wise Systems. All three companies were born out of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

More details about the panel can be found here. For further information or to set up a press meeting onsite, email WiTricity@v2comms.com.

About WiTricity

WiTricity develops solutions to enable wireless power transfer over distance using its patented magnetic resonance technology. WiTricity works with top global carmakers and Tier 1 suppliers to deploy magnetic resonance solutions, helping realize a future of transportation that is electrified, shared and autonomous. See how WiTricity makes EV charging easy.

WiTricity is working with major automakers and Tier 1 suppliers to bring the next generation of wireless EV charging to a commercial reality. Licensing agreements have been announced with Toyota, Delphi, TDK, IHI, Shindengen, Daihen and BRUSA. WiTricity is also collaborating directly with leading carmakers to drive global standards for wireless charging systems. Standards initiatives the company is involved in include the SAE International, International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), International Organization for Standardization (ISO), STILLE, China Automotive Technology & Research Center (CATARC) China Electricity Council and Chinese Electric Power Research Institute (CEPRI).

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