SAE International Publishes Two New Documents Enabling Commercialization of Wireless Charging for Electric Vehicles

Standards Support EV Industry’s Growth to Allow Wireless Technology to Help Accelerate the Adoption of Zero Emission Vehicles

WARRENDALE, Pa. (October 22, 2020) – SAE International announced today the publishing of two new documents to enable electric vehicles (EVs) a safe and efficient method for transferring power from a charging station to the vehicle.

  • SAE J2954™ Standard: “Wireless Power Transfer & Alignment for Light Duty Vehicles”
  • SAE J2847/6™ Recommended Practice: “Communication for Wireless Power Transfer between Light-Duty Plug-in Electric Vehicles and Wireless EV Charging Stations”

“The publication of these two groundbreaking SAE Wireless Charging and Communications documents, SAE J2954 and SAE J2847/6, are the result of countless hours of work from SAE taskforces and industry to offer confidence in the safety and interoperability of these technologies as we approach commercialization,” said Jack Pokrzywa, Director of Global Ground Vehicle Standards, SAE International. “We are grateful for all of the significant contributions from technology providers, automotive industry manufacturers, government agencies and regulatory bodies that enabled the successful establishment of the standard.”

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