the Next-generation urban electric vehicle (EV) maker will integrate Powermat’s advanced wireless charging system to ensure a seamless connected user experience
TEL AVIV, Israel, December 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — City Transformer Ltd., developer of the ultra-light foldable electric vehicle for urban applications, today announced a key partnership with the innovator of advanced wireless charging technology, Powermat Technologies to join the company wireless charging system in their fully electric and foldable urban mobility vehicle solution.
Designed to become the world’s first foldable, ultralight electric vehicle that intelligently transforms its dimensions to adapt to the complexities of urban environments such as traffic and parking, City Transformer features an intuitive, digitized interface with advanced fleet management and built-in information sharing capabilities. The company plans to assimilate Powermat in-vehicle connected wireless charging platform to enhance the vehicle’s advanced mobile connectivity features for added convenience and freedom of use.
“Designing a next-generation vehicle that meets the complex demands of urban commuters requires the integration of innovative solutions for an enhanced user experience and the integration of highly personalized technologies such as Powermat’s in-vehicle wireless charging technology. a great example of our innovation strategy,” said Udi Meridor, co-founder and chief strategy and operations officer at City Transformer. “We’ve added Powermat’s technology to our lightweight convertible electric vehicle to ensure that every journey will have access to a seamless charging experience while moving through cities.”
Powermat’s wireless in-cabin charging system, combined with the key advanced connectivity features of City Transformer vehicles, includes:
- The Powermat Qi®15w universal in-cab wireless charging system with extensive power protocol specifications, allows users to freely charge any mobile device while using the EV conveniently.
- Powermat’s Smart Inductive™ technology which combines vehicle communication interfaces with an extended charging range per coil.
- The technology has been proven to be automotive grade and CISPR 25 Class 5 certified, with an increased focus on advanced quality factor foreign object detection capabilities.
“To enhance the user experience of driving in a City Transformer ultra-light electric vehicle, Powermat’s wireless charging technology provides an interconnected and customized charging solution that offers seamless connectivity features,” said Ronen Diamond, VP Sales at Powermat. “City Transformer is a perfect fit for our wireless power solutions and will allow us to continue to improve our technology and customer experience. This strategic relationship responds to the electric vehicle industry’s demand for a connected and convenient solution for mobility and automotive technology in urban environments.”
power mat specializes in providing bespoke turnkey in-vehicle wireless charging reference designs for Automotive OEMs, Global Tier 1 Suppliers, Robotics etc. Powermat’s in-vehicle 15W Qi® certified reference designs and connected mobile experience offering wireless power and NFC are ready for in-cab integration and provide a high-performance automotive in-cab system for vehicles, two-wheelers , public transport and aviation.
With over 200 patent filings and over 100 patents issued since 2007, Powermat enables OEMs, automotive manufacturers and Tier 1 suppliers worldwide to integrate advanced wireless charging solutions and customize power cases. unique uses. The company’s field-proven inductive wireless charging technology is already integrated into more than 8 million vehicles and adopted by global market leaders such as General Motors, Visteon and Harman International.
ABOUT CITY TRANSFORMER
City Transformer is developing the world’s first all-electric mobility solution that intelligently transforms its dimensions and driving behavior while driving to meet the complex challenges and needs of those who call the world’s biggest cities “our home”. Designed by city dwellers around what city dwellers really need, City Transformer electric vehicles park and thru traffic like a motorcycle while driving safely and conveniently like a car. City Transformer was voted one of the “IAA 2021 Top 10 Mobility Cars” and named one of Time magazine’s “Best Inventions of 2020”.
City Transformer vehicles are designed for superior city driving experiences without compromise, with superior maneuvering capabilities, exceptional parking properties, exceptionally low total cost of ownership and 75% space savings. City Transformer is built on a highly fleet-ready patented modular platform that provides exceptional cabin design freedom for multiple bespoke applications and flexible engagement patterns.
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