Matrix Charging has been integrated into the Schaeffler trade fair demonstration model "Rolling Chassis", a modular and autonomous platform for new mobility solutions for the purpose of transporting passengers and goods. Automated charging is a key function required in rolling out autonomous mobility concepts. As a fully automated conductive charging technology, Matrix Charging makes this possible.
Matrix Charging® consists of two components: a vehicle unit attached to the vehicle's underbody (Connector) and the Charging Pad installed in the parking space surface. As soon as the vehicle is parked above the Pad, the Connector automatically lowers from the vehicle's underbody and connects to the Pad on the parking space. The vehicle is then charged over the conductive connection. Easelink is already operating the Matrix Charging technology in various real-world environments such as electric taxi companies and carsharing providers.
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