Smart mobility can fuel smart cities

Electric bikes and electric scooters pave the way for a cleaner future Today’s cities are straining under the weight of needed infrastructure improvements, traffic jams, increased air pollution, and more. Add tight budgets, over-taxed citizens, and competing priorities, it’s no wonder today’s futurists are striving for a cleaner and more efficient tomorrow. Smart Cities –…

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Wireless Charging in Action

In 2017, the Halo Division of Qualcomm – now part of WiTricity – demonstrated dynamic charging on a track outside Versailles. The track was operational for two years and proved the legitimacy of dynamic charging and the benefits it could bring. What’s more, this historic track would interoperate with and charge EVs today if outfitted…

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WiTricity Appoints Joe Benz as Chief Legal Officer

Watertown, MA – April 6, 2022 – WiTricity, the leader and pioneer in wireless charging for electric vehicles (EVs), today announced that it has hired former Boeing and Ford Motor Company executive Joe Benz as its first General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer. Benz will be responsible for developing and leading the company’s legal strategy….

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Charging Needs to be Accessible. For Everyone.

by Eric Cohen Most people driving EVs approach charging stations and never think about much more than how long it’s going to take to charge their vehicle. Imagine, however, living your life in a wheelchair, wanting to charge your EV, and encountering a picture like this one: How exactly would you get to the charger?…

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Power Players: Meet 14 Entrepreneurs Raking in Capital to Go After $207.5 Billion Electric Car Charging Business

The innovators behind electric-car-charging companies EVgo, ChargePoint, Electrify America, Volta, and Blink — some of the largest infrastructure and service providers in the market — claim much of the spotlight. But more entrepreneurs and startups are popping up in the small but growing field, looking to gain traction in various parts of the charging business — an industry that could hit $207.5 billion by 2030,…

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WiTricity to Deploy EV Wireless Charging at the Detroit Smart Parking Lab

State of Michigan awards WiTricity with grant to demonstrate mobility innovation Watertown, Mass. – March 17, 2022 – WiTricity, the leader and pioneer in wireless charging for electric vehicles (EVs), today announced it has been awarded a $50,000 grant by the state of Michigan and the Michigan Mobility Funding Platform to deploy an electric vehicle…

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Electric Ships Need Wireless Charging

by Eric Cohen With all the recent articles, podcasts, and social media posts about wireless charging for electric vehicles, it’s exciting to see wireless charging used in other applications. As we discussed in a recent blog post about how wireless charging is being used to fuel industrial applications, wireless is proving to be the charging…

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Is an EV Really Autonomous if it Can’t Charge Itself?

Today’s EVs can do about anything – park themselves, tow a trailer, or come when they’re called. But there’s one thing they can’t do: Charge themselves. Is it really autonomous if you have to plug it in? With wireless charging from WiTricity, all you have to do is park and charge.

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