Île-de-France Mobilités: bendy e-buses for Paris
Île-de-France Mobilités, the entity responsible for organising public transport in the Paris metropolitan area, is awarding a contract to a consortium of Van Hool, Kiepe Electric and Alstom to build a fleet of 24-metre-long, all-electric, double-articulated buses.
Wave to develop high voltage inductive charging system
The US company Wave (Wireless Advanced Vehicle Electrification), a subsidiary of Ideanomics, develops inductive charging systems for electric commercial vehicles. For future developments, Wave is planning 500 and 1,000 kW charging power – and explicitly refers to the Tesla Semi.
Sprint Power trials wireless charging in the UK
Sprint Power is leading what they say is a multi-million-pound UK government-backed project that aims to demonstrate the suitability of wireless charging technology for fleet vehicles. The trials will start next month for 6-8 months in Leeds, Nottingham and Warwick.
Momentum delivers 300 kW inductive charging
In the US state of Washington, Momentum Dynamics has installed three additional inductive charging systems for the Link Transit authority electric bus fleet in Wenatchee. Charging capacities of up to 300 kW mean that electric buses can be charged wirelessly within a few minutes.
Tesvolt joins Stercom on inductive charging
German specialist for Lithium battery storage for industry and commerce, Tesvolt, has now become a shareholder of Stercom Power Solutions, a German first mover in inductive charging. The two companies want to drive forward the wireless charging of electric cars, buses and trucks. The goal is “inductive supercharging” at 200 kW.