China publishes wireless charging standard GB/T 38775
China has set a national standard for wireless charging of electric vehicles based on WiTricity technology. The inductive charging specialist has worked closely with the GB standards committee on several technical issues, including efforts for harmonisation.
CHAdeMO 3.0 supports charging with “over 500 kW”
The CHAdeMO Association has presented the new CHAdeMO 3.0 protocol, which was jointly developed with the China Electricity Council (CEC). According to the organisation, the charging standard will enable DC charging with a capacity of “over 500 kW”.
Mobile DC chargers ready to go in March
The Swiss company Designwerk has introduced a new generation of mobile DC chargers. The portable DC chargers can now charge vehicles with a voltage of up to 920 volts and are targeted towards the needs of vehicle dealers and service workshops.
Japan and China team up for high power chargers
China and Japan have announced plans to cooperate on developing a new charging standard for ultra-fast vehicle chargers with more than 500 kW. A statement of intent will be signed by the CHAdeMO association and the China Electricity Council (CEC) in August.
China aims for 900 kW hyper power charging standard
China is planning an upgrade of its fast-charging standards GB/T that would make the 350 kW CCS or the 400 kW ChaDeMo aims for look like child’s play. The new GB/T standard due in 2019/20 would enable charging with four times higher power than today.