WiTricity Establishes Development Team in Switzerland and Extends Relationship with University of Auckland

WiTricity expanded its global footprint with the addition of a new product development center near Zurich, Switzerland. The team, formerly of Qualcomm Halo, brings 50 years of combined EV wireless charging experience to WiTricity. The WiTricity Switzerland Development Center (SDC) will focus on product R&D and commercialization of wireless electric vehicle charging and will provide…

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WiTricity Signs First South Korean Licensee

Yura Corporation licenses WiTricity wireless charging technology for electric vehicles Watertown, Mass., U.S.A. – February 26, 2019– WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, has entered into a technology licensing agreement with Yura Corporation, a leading South Korea-based automotive Tier 1 supplier. Yura is a global supplier of a wide range of…

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WiTricity expands wireless charging with Qualcomm deal

By Hiawatha Bray GLOBE STAFF   Watertown-based WiTricity, which makes wireless battery charging systems for electric cars, is acquiring the wireless charging technology of San Diego’s Qualcomm. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. WiTricity, a spinoff of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, makes a system that lets a driver park an electric vehicle on…

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WiTricity Acquires Qualcomm Halo

Deal Unifies Technology Platforms to Accelerate Wireless Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Adoption; Qualcomm to become WiTricity Shareholder Watertown, Massachusetts – February 11, 2019 – WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer, today announced the acquisition from Qualcomm Incorporated and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. of certain technology platform and IP assets, which will bring to over…

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WiTricity Is Buying Qualcomm Halo’s Wireless Electric Car Charging Tech

Sebastian Blanco Contributor Transportation Wireless electric vehicle charging is the ideal technology for EV drivers who literally want to think about charging their car as little as possible. With enough magnetic resonance pads installed in the ground and in cars, people could simply go about their business the exact same way they do today but would…

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MAHLE Licenses WiTricity Technology for Electric Vehicle Wireless Charging

Collaboration with WiTricity helps drive product roadmap toward vehicle electrification Watertown, Mass. – February 6, 2019 – WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, today announced that MAHLE, a top 20 global Tier 1 supplier to the automotive industry headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, has entered into a technology license for access to WiTricity’s patented technology….

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WiTricity Wireless Charging Featured in Honda’s Vehicle-to-Grid Energy Management System

Honda V2G will create value for Honda owners and electric utilities, and will debut at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show Watertown, Massachusetts – December 12, 2018 – WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, has collaborated with Honda for its bi-directional, wireless Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) energy management system. The solution, which will debut…

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WiTricity Wins Inaugural Autonomous Vehicle Technology ACES Award

Wireless charging technology recognized for its innovations in the electric, autonomous vehicle space   Watertown, Mass., U.S.A. – December 4, 2018 – WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, today was named a winner of the inaugural Autonomous Vehicle Technology (AVT) ACES Awards in electrification and charging. Recipients of the award were recognized…

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Is Wireless Charging for Cars Finally Here?

The Massachusetts startup WiTricity has developed a mat that charges electric vehicles using magnetic resonance Someday fleets of shared autonomous cars will shuttle passengers rapidly around cities, picking them up and dropping them off without the need for parking lots, garages, or even personal vehicles. But without a place to sit and charge, or the…

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