Eaton Corp. announced that it will collaborate with Takaoka Electric Manufacturing Co. to develop and launch DC Quick Chargers, a key component in the charging of electric vehicle battery packs. The collaboration will enable Eaton to provide a complete line of charging stations across residential, commercial and industrial applications in North America.
“Through this collaboration, Eaton will bring its leadership in sustainability, energy efficiency and power distribution to the electric vehicle supply equipment market in North America,” says Richard Stinson, president, Power Distribution Operations – Americas, Eaton’s Electrical Sector. “We offer integrated hardware and a superior ability to design, build and support the infrastructure necessary to deliver this new technology to industry and consumers.”
Tokyo-based Takaoka Electric is a leader in the installation and operation of EV chargers and brings to the market extensive technical knowledge of all aspects of electric vehicle charging.