Download in 17 minutes: Volkswagen wants to shop with mobile charging stations for E-cars


    Volkswagen wants to improve with mobile charging stations and the Charging infrastructure for E-cars. The columns are to be placed on public Parking lots or premises – the Shop takes an average of 17 minutes, shared with the VW group division of the components works. For a pilot project in Wolfsburg, Germany, would be placed in the first half of 2019 first mobile charging stations. By 2020, the pillar, the use the older batteries from E-cars continue to be used, also in other cities.

    The column with a load capacity of 360 kilo-watt-hours can be set up according to the figures, regardless of the current network, but also via the AC to be recharged. Thus, it is possible, Solar or wind energy cache. Up to 15 E-cars could recharge in operation without a power connection to your battery. The energy of the event under 20 per cent, could be exchanged for the emptied load column with charged. The locations of the columns via the App.

    New approach for the infrastructure

    Thomas Schmall, CEO of the VW group component, spoke of a “decisive step to a powerful network of charging points”. This is a completely new approach to the rapid Development of the infrastructure. Their insufficient Development is considered to be a major obstacle in the Development of electro-mobility – in addition to the high price of the car and yet still small range.

    In the new components division, which forms from January 2019 to set up a separate unit in the VW group, combines the auto maker its in-house supplies for motors, gearboxes, chassis or steering systems. In the division are grouped together around the world 56 factories with about 80,000 employees. German sites are about Baunatal near Kassel, Braunschweig and Salzgitter.