Why Automotive Industry Standards Are Important

by Ky Sealy In a recent blog post, I discussed standards and why they’re important for the wireless charging of electric vehicles. In the post, I mentioned that the most relevant standards that are globally accepted are SAE J2954, IEC 61980 and ISO 19363. SAE J2954, which provides a system-wide standard for light-duty EV wireless…

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Who Decided to Install a Charger There??

by Eric Cohen 4800 miles is a long drive. Particularly when it’s a new car with new technology. But after learning that the Tesla Model Y Performance with the new 4680 structural battery pack technology would only be available to the eastern two-thirds of the US, Steve Wilkes decided to take the plunge and take…

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What’s It Like to Charge an EV Wirelessly?

By Amy Barzdukas I’ve been sharing the good news that wireless charging for electric vehicles is real, and that it is just as efficient as the plug since I joined WiTricity in 2021. It’s an easy concept to grasp since so many of us use wireless technologies where we used to have cords, cables, and…

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Why Are Standards Important for Wireless EV Charging?

By Ky Sealy How often do you think about the standards that establish safety? For instance, who determined (and why) that grid electricity will alternate at 50 or 60 times per second (Hertz) no matter where you are? Who decided how long a foot is, or what constitutes an hour of time? What Is a…

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Wireless EV Charging is the Next Step in the EV Revolution

by Eric Cohen From the cold and snow of New Jersey to the desert heat and cactus of Arizona, Len Nowak has lived a life of extremes. He spent 43 years traveling the globe supporting worldwide pharmaceutical manufacturing and is now living the carefree life of a relaxed retiree in the Arizona high desert. Carefree…

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Meet David Trabulsi, WiTricity’s SVP of Engineering

by Eric Cohen As WiTricity continues to expand to meet the excitement of – and growing demand for – wireless EV charging, I was eager to talk with our new Senior Vice President of Engineering, David Trabulsi. David brings more than 25 years of Tier 1 automotive and consumer electronics experience, with extensive global leadership…

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Reflections & Predictions 2022

By Amy Barzdukas Twelve months ago, I made three predictions for how 2022 would be an even bigger year than 2021 for EVs. How’d I do? Here are last year’s picks along with some new electric vehicle and charging related predictions for 2023.   #1 “Autonomous vehicles will truly become autonomous” I might have been…

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Does Wireless EV Charging Impact AM Radio Reception?

By Ky Sealy One question that continually arises about wireless charging for electric vehicles is, “Does EV wireless charging interfere with AM radio?” The answer is, “No.” WiTricity’s wireless power transfer system for EVs (WPT-EV) does not interfere in any appreciable way with AM radio. Global radio regulations do not allow any devices with electronics…

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Safety. 安全.Sicherheit.안전. Securite. 安全性. Sikkerhet.

It’s Important in Any Language.   By Ky Sealy When it comes to electrical products, everyone tends to take safety for granted. When was the last time you thought about safety when using your cell phone, refrigerator, or microwave oven? Umm … never! And that’s the way it should be. You should feel comfortable interacting…

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Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging … Magically Convenient

by Eric Cohen What do children, the great outdoors, electric vehicles, and a digital marketing agency have in common? Not much. That is, until you meet Tim Peacock and David Tillson, principals of VSSL, an agency based out of San Diego, California. Together, Tim and David have built a nationally recognized agency while raising active…

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