Webasto to Unveil EV Charging Solutions

Dec 22, 2017

Webasto has entered the North American electric vehicle charging market and will unveil a full service electric vehicle (EV) charging program at the Jan. 9-12 CES show in Las Vegas.

Webasto is presenting charging solutions that can be adapted to the specifications of car manufacturers as well as retrofit solutions. The offer includes a professional, nationwide installation and service network. The wall-mount, Level-2 charging technology products will be displayed publicly for the first time in North America at booth No. 3102 at CES.

“OEMs want partners who understand and quickly adapt to their development cycles, specifications and evolving engineering needs,” said Fabian Bez, globally responsible for the business unit thermo and comfort. “As a technology leader for thermal systems, it is our goal to become the leading system supplier of charging solutions for electric vehicles.”

The company’s wall mounted solution provides up to 50-amp or 12 kW of charging power and can be offered with connectivity and smart home capabilities. The wall mounted solutions with connectivity features comes complete as a UL compliant system with intelligent load management and SAE J1772; IEC 62196 – Type 1 plugs for the North American market.