Toshiba, OCPI, Hydrogen Fuelling Standards, Intersil.
Toshiba testing detailed: Toshiba is reportedly field testing wirelessly charging an electric bus. The inductive charger utilises a novel magnetic resonance system installed in the testing ground. The 45-seater EV runs between All Nippon Airways facilities and Tokyo’s Haneda Airport.
OCPI standard updated: An updated version of the Open Charging Point Interface, an independent roaming protocol for providers of charging infrastructure, has been released. Version 2.1 enables remote commands with mobile devices without the need for a subscription to a service provider.
Hydrogen Fuelling standards: ISO has published the standards for minimum design characteristics for safety and performance at hydrogen fuelling stations. The standard is applicable for light duty hydrogen land vehicles but could also be applied to other applications. It can be purchased on the ISO website.
greencarcongress.com, iso.org (standard)
Battery monitoring: Power management company Intersil has introduced their new ISL78610, a 12-cell Li-ion pack monitor for hybrid and electric battery systems. The device offers voltage readings and diagnostics and enables manufacturers to achieve an ASIL-D compliant battery management system.