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Drayson Racing Technologies goes wireless with Qualcomm Halo WEVC technology

The agreement means that Drayson Racing can add Qualcomm HaloTM WEVC technology to its products, enabling the wireless charging of electric vehicles via a pad in parking space.

Drayton Racing has been trialling a bespoke 20kW, high power Qualcomm Halo wireless charging system on the Drayson B12/69EV prototype electric racing car. The systems will be used on road going EVs and for electric racing cars that will participate in the forthcoming FIA Formula E Championship.

Lord Drayson, founder and CEO of Drayson Racing Technologies, said: ‘We are delighted to announce this further development in our relationship with Qualcomm, a global leader in wireless technologies. Qualcomm’s commitment to innovation makes it a perfect fit for Drayson Racing Technologies and our shared commitment to sustainable technology development through motorsport competition. We are looking forward to applying this breakthrough technology to the next generation of high performance electric road and racing cars.’

Oxford-based Drayton Racing is already an Official WEVC Performance Motorsport Development Partner for Qualcomm Halo technology in high-performance motorsport

Natalie Middleton

Natalie has worked as a fleet journalist for 14 years, previously as assistant editor on the former Company Car magazine before joining Fleet World in 2006. Prior to this, she worked on a range of B2B titles, including Insurance Age and Insurance Day. Natalie works across the magazine portfolio and updates the company websites with daily news, interviews and road test content.

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