Momentum Dynamics installs 200 kW wireless charging system in Tennessee


Momentum Dynamics Corporation has commissioned a 200-kilowatt wireless charging system to support zero-emission electric transit buses in Chattanooga, TN.

The system is installed inside the Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) Shuttle Park and automatically charges while loading and unloading passengers. Momentum's wireless charger is UL field certified and became operational on June 26, 2018.

Lisa Maragnano, Executive Director of CARTA said, "We are excited about this opportunity to expand our electric bus fleet that enhances the services provided to the citizens of Chattanooga and Hamilton County for a better quality of life. Through the partnership with Momentum Dynamics and BYD, our new electric buses charge fast, efficiently and run emissions free all day."

On-route high power charging is a critical milestone in growing the world's fleet of battery electric municipal buses. Electric buses can now outperform diesel-fueled and hybrid buses in terms of the all-important measure of driving range, while eliminating toxic tailpipe emissions to zero and dramatically reducing costs of operation.

The Momentum charging system is safe, fast, efficient and has the lowest total cost of ownership for any high-power charging solution. The system is installed in the roadway, which allows buses to be recharged multiple times per day during their scheduled stops. In this short period of time, the battery of the bus receives enough energy to allow the bus to complete another circulation loop, thereby enabling unlimited driving range.

"It's a privilege to partner with CARTA and install their first wireless charging system for their fleet of electrical buses. The timing couldn't be more perfect," said Momentum's CEO Andrew Daga. "Throughout the world, transit agencies are grappling with driving range for longer routes. We designed our technology to specifically answer this escalating need in order to accelerate the transition to electric mass transit."

Daga added, "Limited driving range is regarded as the key roadblock to the adoption of electric vehicles. To replace fossil fuel buses with electric buses, an alternative to overnight plug-in charging must be used to allow for extended operations. On-route wireless charging allows an electric bus to drive any route in any city with unlimited driving range."

The Momentum wireless charger installed at CARTA is the second installation in North America to operate at the 200-kilowatt power level. It follows the recent installation for Link Transit in Wenatchee, WA. Additional wireless charging systems will be installed in the U.S. this year and multiple installations are planned for Europe in 2019.

Momentum's technology is designed and manufactured in the U.S. and can be used in electric cars, autonomous vehicles, and commercial trucks.

The Latest News, Brought To You By
Momentum Dynamics installs 200 kW wireless charging system in Tennessee
Modified on Wednesday 11th July 2018
Find all articles related to:
Momentum Dynamics installs 200 kW wireless charging system in Tennessee
TaaS Technology Magazine

Tuesday 4th - Wednesday 5th June 2019 @ The National Motorcycle Museum

Transportation-as-a-Service (TaaS) Technology will evolve in 2019 from the inaugural conference which took place in 2018, into two co-located conferences plus a shared exhibition. As per 2018 TaaS Technology will cover Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs) and Future Mobility. The new co-located conference will look at 'Energising Future Mobility' and will focus on the key topics surrounding Electric Vehicles (EVs), Battery/Energy Technology and Infrastructure.

Places will be limited, so register your place today:
Škoda Provides A Specific Outlook On The Brand’s Electric Future
IONITY Chooses SPIE To Develop Its Network Of EV Charging Stations Across Europe
Israeli Cellular Operator ‘Pelephone’ To Partner With Enigmatos, An Automotive Cybersecurity Startup
ABB Helps Establish BP’s Pilot DC Fast Charging Station In China
Alliance Ventures Invests In Chinese EV Charging Platform PowerShare
Moovit, TomTom And Microsoft Collaborate To Introduce A Multi-modal Trip Planner
Electrify America To Invest $300 Million As A Part Of ZEV Investment Plan
AutoAir Launches 5G Test Bed At Millbrook
NVIDIA Collaborates With AdaCore To Enhance Software Security Onboard Autonomous Vehicles
Seat To Launch Its New Micromobility Concept At MWC This Month
Goodyear Collaborates With Local Motors To Test Tyres For The Olli Shuttle
Major Automotive, Wireless, And Tech Stakeholders Urge US FCC To Allow C-V2X In The 5.9 GHz Band
ClipperCreek Launches Ruggedised High Power EV Charging Stations
Blockchain To Play A Big Role In The Future Of Mobility According To BMW
C2A Security Completes $6.5 Million Series A Round To Develop In-vehicle Cybersecurity Solutions
Nissan LEAF E+ 3.ZERO Limited Edition Hits The Milestone Of 3,000 Pre-orders In Europe
Mando Tests Level 4 Autonomous Driving On Public Roads Of Pangyo
Daimler And TenneT Partner For A Pilot Project To Use Automotive Battery Storage Solutions To Stabilise The Grid
Fleetboard Acquires The Habbl Logistics Application, To Be Integrated Into Mercedes-Benz Trucks
Honda Teases Fully Electric Vehicle Prototype To Be Unveiled At Geneva
GM Acquires Minority Stake In British Connected Car Start-up Wejo
Vulog Updates Its AiMA Mobility Platform
UK Government Grants £6 Million To Support Charging Infrastructure For Taxis
Mobility Pioneer MaaS Global Wins Future Unicorn Award
Search the news archive

To close this popup you can press escape or click the close icon.
Register - Step 1

You may choose to subscribe to the TaaS Magazine, the TaaS Newsletter, or both. You may also request additional information if required, before submitting your application.

Please subscribe me to:


You chose the industry type of "Other"

Please enter the industry that you work in:
Please enter the industry that you work in: