TEL AVIV, Israel, December 2, 2021 / PRNewswire / – City Transformer Ltd., designer of the ultralight foldable electric vehicle for urban applications, today announced a vital partnership with the innovator of advanced wireless charging technology, Powermat Technologies to integrate into society wireless charging in their all-electric foldable urban mobility vehicle solution.
Designed to become the world’s first foldable ultralight electric vehicle that intelligently transforms its dimensions to accommodate the complexities of urban environments such as traffic and parking, City Transformer features an intuitive, digitized interface with advanced fleet management and integrated information sharing capabilities. The company plans to assimilate Powermat’s in-vehicle wireless charging platform to enhance the vehicle’s advanced mobile connectivity features for increased 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 on-board wireless charging technology is a great example of our innovation strategy, “said Udi Meridor, co-founder and chief strategy and operations officer at City Transformer.” We have added Powermat technology to our lightweight, transformable electric vehicle to ensure that every journey will have access to a seamless charging experience while moving around cities. ”
Powermat’s in-cabin wireless charging system combined with key advanced connectivity features found in City Transformer vehicles include:
- The Powermat Qi®15w universal in-cabin wireless charging system with extended power protocol specifications, allows users to freely charge any mobile device while using EV conveniently.
- Powermat’s Smart Inductive ™ technology which combines the vehicle’s communication interfaces with an extended load range per coil.
- The technology is proven to be automotive grade and CISPR 25 Class 5 certified, with an increased emphasis on advanced quality-factor foreign object detection capabilities.
“To enhance the user experience of driving in a City Transformer ultralight electric vehicle, Powermat’s wireless charging technology provides an interconnected and personalized charging solution that offers seamless connectivity features,” said Ronen Diamond, vice president of 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 the customer experience. This strategic relationship responds to the demand of the electric vehicle industry for a connected and convenient solution for mobility and automotive technology in urban settings.
Feeding mat specializes in providing tailor-made turnkey in-car wireless charging reference designs for automotive OEMs, global Tier 1 suppliers, robotics, and more. Powermat’s on-board Qi® 15W certified benchmark designs and connected mobile experience offering wireless and NFC power are ready for in-cab integration and provide a high-performance automotive on-board system for vehicles, two-wheelers, public transport and aviation.
With over 200 patent filings and over 100 patents issued since 2007, Powermat enables OEMs, automakers and Tier 1 suppliers around the world to integrate advanced wireless charging and customize solutions for specific cases. unique uses. The company’s field-proven inductive wireless charging technology is already incorporated in 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 fully electric mobility solution that intelligently transforms its dimensions and driving behavior while driving to meet the challenges and complex needs of those who call the world’s largest cities “our home”. Designed by city dwellers around what city dwellers really need, City Transformer electric vehicles park and beat traffic like a motorcycle while riding safely and conveniently like a car. City Transformer was voted one of the “10 Best IAA Mobility Cars 2021” and named one of the “Best Inventions of 2020” by Time magazine.
City Transformer vehicles are designed for uncompromising superior city driving experiences, with superior maneuvering capabilities, exceptional parking properties, exceptionally low total cost of ownership and space savings of 75%. City Transformer is built on a patented, highly fleet-ready modular platform that provides exceptional cabin design freedom for multiple bespoke applications and flexible engagement models.
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