IPT Group acquires Primove wi-fi charging know-how

The IPT Group, a holding firm that owns wi-fi charging answer producer IPT Know-how, has acquired the inductive charging know-how portfolio Primove from Bombardier.

“By buying Primove we’re complementing our current IP and product portfolio and dashing up our product-to-market plans,” says IPT CEO Richard van den Dool. Each IPT Know-how and Primove are conducting varied wi-fi charging pilots, prototypes and proofs of idea.

Primove’s Z-Transfer is a 3.6 kW charging answer for the light-duty automobile market that features a metallic detection and positioning system. The corporate plans to finish the event of Z-Transfer and implement a pilot in Barcelona on the finish of 2021.

IPT has been creating and putting in wi-fi charging options (60-100 kW) for buses since 2004. Its first-generation charging answer was put in in Turin to cost 23 e-buses, and continues to be in day by day operation. IPT’s third-generation Cost Bus know-how is in operation in London and Madrid.

“Primove has at all times centered on light-duty automobiles (energy vary from 3-22 kW) and heavy-duty purposes (200 kW),” mentioned CEO/COO Victor Hoynck van Papendrecht. “IPT’s focus has been on industrial mobility.”

“Primove and IPT share a wealth of know-how, market expertise and put in base,” says Richard van den Dool. “Now that the worldwide power transition and change-over to battery-driven automobiles are taking off, we have to speed up our product growth. Our focus will transfer from the analysis, idea and prototype section to creating serial merchandise.”

Supply: IPT Technology