Easelink signed a joint declaration of intent with the influential Chinese National New Energy Vehicle Center (NEVC) and aims to transform its charging technology into the standard for e-powered cars in the Middle Kingdom.
China is the world's leading market for e-mobility and aims to gat way from the dependence on bulky charging stations in urban areas. With an electromobility market share of about 4.7 percent, China is far ahead of the USA and Europe, and forecasts a market share of 55 percent by the year 2035. For this reason, the country is intensively looking for an alternative to existing charging systems and has now found a suitable one, namely Matrix Charging®.
The technology can be flush mounted into the ground so that parking spaces also simultaneously serve as charging points. Charging stations and cables are no longer necessary. At the same time, the technology is robust and resistant against environmental influences and is thus also suitable for public spaces. Moreover, it is efficient and competitively priced.
The automated, conductive charging system consists of a robust floor panel, namely the charging pad, as well as the connector which is integrated into the underbody of the car. When the driver parks the car on a parking space with a pad, the vehicle automatically connects to the charging pad, which in turn is connected to the power grid, and the vehicle charges itself.
NEVC is a platform supported by the Chinese government and several large e-mobility companies. It plays a major role in shaping the expansion of e-mobility in China. After the signing of the declaration of intent, negotiations will be conducted with leading Chinese automobile manufacturers.
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