WiTricity, an industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, today announced that MAHLE has entered into a technology license for access to WiTricity’s patented technology.
Access to WiTricity wireless energy transfer technology will enable MAHLE to develop additional innovative solutions for e-mobility. Major automotive markets in Europe and Asia pledge to go all-electric over the next few decades, and all global carmakers are at work developing new vehicle platforms for e-mobility.
“This addition to the MAHLE portfolio provides us with a crucial element for the long-term acceptance and expansion of e-mobility. We believe this technology offers strong market potential. Our solution will enable fast, reliable and highly efficient charging,” said Dr. Jörg Stratmann, chairman of the management board and CEO of MAHLE.
“We are excited to enter into a relationship with MAHLE given its rich history of technical leadership in the automotive industry and given its aggressive investment in e-mobility,” said Alex Gruzen, WiTricity CEO. “Wireless charging is key to accelerating EV sales, and we are proud to work with MAHLE to bring WiTricity technology to customers around the world.”