Monrovia, Cali., November 16, 2023 – Webasto Charging Systems, Inc. is excited to announce the upcoming release of their innovative new EV charging solutions. Building on their commitment to providing accessible and advanced charging options, Webasto is introducing the TurboConnect™ charger to a wider audience in early 2024.
The TurboConnect charger, originally launched for high-volume customers earlier this year, will now be available to a broader market, ensuring that EV charging is secure, efficient, and accessible for all. Alongside the TurboConnect, Webasto is also introducing two new additions to their lineup – the Turbo DX™ 2 Charging Station and the Webasto Go™ Gen 2 High-Power Cordset – set to be available later in 2024.
The TurboConnect charging station is designed for both private and commercial use, boasting advanced Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Ethernet connectivity that meets stringent cybersecurity standards. With a powerful 11.5kW (48A) output, it delivers approximately 44 miles of range per hour, making it perfect for residential, fleet, workplace, destination charging, and more.
Seamlessly integrating with the Webasto ChargeConnect Web Portal and App, the TurboConnect prioritizes reservation and QR code functionality, while also integrating smoothly with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. This ensures that users can plan and secure charging sessions, streamline authentication, and establish an efficient connection between the charging infrastructure and broader organizational processes.
“Our dedicated team at Webasto Charging Systems is excited to bring these new innovations to the evolving electric vehicle landscape,” says Dr. Michael J. Bauer, Executive Vice President at Webasto Charging. “The ChargeConnect platform is at the core of our vision for an electrified future, optimizing the charging experience through accessibility, convenience, and technological innovation.”
In addition to the TurboConnect, Webasto’s Turbo DX™ 2 Charging Station offers Level 2 charging with a power output of 7.7kW, capable of adding up to 30 miles of range per hour. With its rugged aluminum housing and advanced safety measures, it ensures reliability and flexibility in various settings, including integration into Smart Home Applications.
The Webasto Go™ Gen 2 High-Power Cordset represents a new era in portable Level 2 EV charging. With state-of-the-art safety features and a maximum charging power of 9.6kW (40A) at 240V, it delivers up to 37.5 miles of range per hour. The compact and lightweight design, combined with high-power capabilities, makes it perfect for electric vehicle owners on the go.
With a strong focus on safety and energy efficiency, Webasto Charging Systems ensures that all of their products are certified by recognized bodies and Energy-Star rated for sustainability. Moreover, their chargers are compatible with both the SAE J1772 and NACS coupler standards.
To experience the Webasto Charging Systems’ Charging Suite, including these new chargers, be sure to visit the LA Auto Show Media & Industry Day on November 16th at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Q: When will the TurboConnect charger be available to a broader audience?
A: The TurboConnect charger will be available to a broader audience in early 2024.
Q: What power output does the TurboConnect charger have?
A: The TurboConnect charger has a power output of 11.5kW (48A).
Q: How many miles of range per hour does the Turbo DX™ 2 Charging Station add?
A: The Turbo DX™ 2 Charging Station adds up to 30 miles of range per hour.
Q: What is the maximum charging power of the Webasto Go™ Gen 2 High-Power Cordset?
A: The maximum charging power of the Webasto Go™ Gen 2 High-Power Cordset is 9.6kW (40A) at 240V.
Q: Are Webasto chargers compatible with different coupler standards?
A: Yes, Webasto chargers support both the SAE J1772 and NACS coupler standards.