Wireless charging could halve TCO for last-mile EV fleets

A new study, carried out by WiTricity, showed that in a standard plug-in model, EVs are essentially taken out of service to charge but switching to wireless charging frees EV fleets from such forced downtime. WiTricity compared the use of 50kW plug-in charging to 24kW wireless charging with the fleet running two eight-hour shifts, leaving…

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Wireless charging ‘frees’ EV fleets from downtime, says WiTricity

Last-mile electric vehicle (EV) fleets using wireless charging technology, saved up to 50% in total cost of ownership (TCO), a new report from WiTricity suggests. In a standard plug-in model, EVs are essentially taken out of service to charge: a driver moves the EV to the charger, plugs in, and there the EV remains until sufficiently charged, it…

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Q&A: WiTricity CMO Amy Barzdukas on Wireless Charging for MD Trucks

Even in these early days of battery electric vehicles, charging cables are already proving to be potential problems. They can be heavy and unwieldly, they are trip hazards, and if it hasn’t already happened, drivers are bound to drive off without first unplugging, or just leaving the cable laying on the ground. Is wireless charging…

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WiTricity Study Finds Last-Mile EV Fleets Could Save up to 50% in Total Cost of Ownership by Adopting Wireless Charging

Wireless charging frees EV fleets from forced downtime due to the plug Watertown, Mass. – September 22, 2021 – WiTricity, the company wirelessly charging the future of mobility, today released results of a study that evaluated the relative total cost of ownership (TCO) of adopting and running an electric vehicle (EV) fleet for last-mile parcel…

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Last-Mile TCO Whitepaper

In a recent study, WiTricity found that last-mile fleets can save up to 50% in Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) by adopting wireless charging. Discover how wireless charging introduces greater flexibility, while reducing utility demand, energy backup generation costs, labor costs, and maintenance.

WiTricity Recognized in Fast Company’s 2021 Innovation by Design Awards for Making Strides in Mobility

Company honored for EV wireless charging technology that is poised to make smart cities a reality Watertown, Mass. – September 21, 2021 – WiTricity, the company pioneering wireless charging, today announced it has been recognized in the Mobility category of Fast Company’s 2021 Innovation by Design awards. The annual awards program – which honors people,…

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Alex Gruzen

Blog: Get to Know Alex Gruzen, WiTricity CEO

By Eric Cohen, Marketing Manager at WiTricity One of the first things I did as a new member of the WiTricity team was to interview as many people as I could. It was the perfect opportunity to get to know what people did, learn why they joined the team (and stayed), and discover what excites…

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Blog: Vive la wireless charging!

By WiTricity CMO Amy Barzdukas Someone sent me a link the other day to a pilot project they read about, looking to make a stretch of highway into an EV charger – the concept is known as dynamic charging. It’s an interesting use case for wireless power transfer, and one we’re familiar with! At WiTricity’s…

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Blog: Wireless Taxi Charging Trial Builds on WiTricity Technology

By WiTricity CMO Amy Barzdukas Last week I posted a blog talking about the myths associated with wireless charging for EVs. One of the myths was that it’s not real. More proof is out there! WiTricity’s patented wireless charging technology is the foundation for an electric taxi trial in Nottingham, England. The Wireless Charging of…

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