Wireless charging can accelerate EV adoption

With 11 million registered electric vehicles (EVs) on the world’s roads today and the number expected to climb to 145 million by 2030, the EV market is growing exponentially. A key player in this industry is WiTricity, the pioneer in wireless charging. It was founded in 2017. Qualcomm’s Halo team – now part of WiTricity…

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Wireless Charging: From Tesla To MIT & WiTricity

For many people, the notion of ‘range anxiety’ is due to the car not having enough battery to get you where you want to go. But the problem is not necessarily that there isn’t enough charge in your battery, it’s more that you can’t charge your car in time or you have to stop on…

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Wireless Charging of EVs Wanted by Consumers

A new research study conducted by TideWatch Partners, an independent market research firm, finds that wireless charging significantly increases the likelihood of a consumer purchasing an electric vehicle (EV) in the U.S. For those already intending to purchase an EV, their likelihood to purchase increased 40% – from 60% to 84% – when presented with…

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New Research Shows Wireless Charging Could Accelerate Wide Scale Adoption of Electric Vehicles

Intent to purchase an EV among U.S. consumers increases dramatically when provided the option to wirelessly charge More education and experience with EVs will produce more EV owners, too Watertown, Mass. – November 10, 2021 – A new research study conducted by TideWatch Partners, an independent market research firm, finds that wireless charging significantly increases…

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2022 Genesis GV60 could be the first EV to have wireless inductive charging

The 2022 Genesis GV60 is the brand’s first-ever battery electric vehicle. Genesis unveiled a few production images of its newest GV60 EV a few days ago, and it’s entering the market with a couple of neat innovations. Most recently, Genesis said the GV60 is available with optional wireless charging that charges the floor-mounted batteries without finicky charging…

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Pull the plug: How wireless charging makes autonomy a reality

Wireless charging for electric and autonomous vehicles —whether owned by a consumer or managed by a fleet company—is not only inevitable but the technology is available now. Self-driving electric cars for consumers or fleet operators offer a promise of safer streets, more efficient mobility, convenience, and benefits to the environment. According to McKinsey, commercial and…

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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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