Mitsubishi invests in WiTricity, for wireless EV charging push

2018 Mitsubishi OutlanderMitsubishi Corporation is investing in WiTricity, a company that sells wireless-charging systems for plug-in cars, WiTricity announced in a press release Thursday. The specific amount invested by Mitsubishi was not disclosed, but it was part of a recently-closed $34 million investment round, and was made through the Japanese corporate giant's...

Supplier confirms broad shift to 800V systems for luxury EVs by 2025

2020 Porsche Taycan 4SSupplier Delphi Technologies announced last week that it will supply 800-volt inverters for an unnamed automaker's future luxury electric cars. Delphi now claims that it will be supplying inverters for three out of the top four global premium automakers in the world, indicating a broad shift toward 800Vsystems for high-end EVs. The latest supply...