Webasto, a Tier 1 automotive and aftermarket equipment manufacturer, has entered the North American electric vehicle (EV) charging market and will unveil a full-service EV charging program at CES 2018.
Under the motto “Driving the Future Since 1901,” the company 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 from Jan. 9-12 at booth 3102 at the event in Las Vegas.
“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 & Comfort. “As a technology leader for thermal systems, it is our goal to become the leading system supplier of charging solutions for electric vehicles.”
Charging Solutions meets the highest standards for safety and performance
The company will exhibit an array of Level-2 charging stations designed for North America, Europe and Chinese markets at CES. Compatible with both plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and battery electric vehicles, these units are designed for home, business and multi-unit dwelling applications. Each are customizable to meet OEM vehicle-specific requirements. They are designed to meet the highest international standards for safety and once installed, will deliver reliable service and a positive end user experience, the company says.
Webasto’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 come complete as a UL-compliant system with intelligent load management and SAE J1772; IEC 62196 – Type 1 plugs for the North American market.
For more information on Webasto electric vehicle charging stations, visit Webasto-Charging.com/us.