Korean firms are taking great strides in the electric vehicle (EV) sector. Korean startup WiPowerOne will enter the British market to supply wireless charging facilities for electric vehicles (EVs).
As per a report by the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry, WiPowerOne has got an order to design wireless charging facilities for an EV-sharing project in Milton Keynes, England. The company will start work in the UK in 2023. WiPowerOne will sketch a system that automatically recharges an EV battery when the vehicle enters a parking space.
WiPowerOne’s project uses “self-resonant imaging technology” that safely transmits a large capacity of electrical energy wirelessly. The system called Miracle Road charges an EV battery when a vehicle with a wireless charging receiver enters or stops on a road where a wireless transmitter is buried, eliminating the need to plug or unplug the charger. The efficiency and convenience of wireless charging facilities have attracted attention in the UK.
“After completing the design, we are discussing signing another contract on the installation and operation of wireless charging facilities,” WiPowerOne CEO Cho Dong-ho said in a report. The company’s technology has also attracted attention from the Saudi Arabia market. Besides manufacturing wireless charging infrastructures, WiPower One also designs pickup vehicles, e.g. trams, buses, parking lots, ships, trains etc.
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