Toshiba wireless charger completes year-long field testing with electric buses

By Charles Morris Toshiba, in cooperation with Waseda University, has completed a year-long field test of electric buses equipped with its wireless rapid rechargeable battery system. In the test, a small and a medium-size bus, both customized to run on Toshiba’s SCiB batteries (the medium-size bus used a 52.9 kWh battery pack), provided regular service between All Nippon Airways facilities in Kawasaki and Haneda Airport in Tokyo for a year.
The test showed that replacing legacy diesel buses with …read more