PITTSBURGH … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today that it will display its electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and Eaton-branded Mitsubishi Innovative Electric Vehicle (iMiEV) car at the Plug-In 2010 show in San Jose, Calif., from July 26-29, in booth number 602.
The charging stations are part of Eaton's range of products and services that will provide critical infrastructure for the EV corridors in California and across North America. Eaton’s quick charger can recharge the iMiEV to 80 percent of battery capacity in just 25 minutes. Eaton will also provide service to these stations through its national network of satellite manufacturing facilities and engineering service organization.
“Electric vehicle charging equipment will be the backbone of the infrastructure we need to create a cleaner transportation future with plug-in vehicles,” said Tim Old, business unit manager, Electric Transportation Infrastructure, Eaton Corporation. “Eaton is bringing its leadership in sustainability, energy efficiency and power distribution to the electric vehicle supply equipment market and helping to build that critical infrastructure in North America.”
Plug In 2010 is an interactive international gathering of automotive manufacturers, component suppliers, electric utilities, government agencies, the environmental community and academia. The conference includes breakout sessions from the working experts and will cover all critical areas of plug-in vehicles including batteries, vehicles and infrastructure, and discussions will be structured around technology aspects, market research, policy initiatives, and commercialization.
Eaton is focused on creating innovative and affordable technologies that help customers reduce their impact on the environment. Eaton has been developing electrical and hybrid power systems for trucks and buses for more than 20 years and, with this experience, is now moving into hybrid power systems for commercial vehicles. Eaton is the only company to offer hybrid-electric, as well as two hybrid hydraulic system technologies, and the charging infrastructure for commercial and residential applications. Eaton offers a complete line of electric vehicle (EV) chargers for residential and industrial application and has a presence in communities across North America. For more information, visit www.eaton.com/plugin .
Eaton’s electrical business is a global leader in power distribution, power quality, control and industrial automation products and services. Eaton’s global electrical product lines, including Cutler-Hammer®, Moeller®, Powerware®, Holec®, MEM®, Santak®, and MGE Office Protection Systems™ provide customer-driven PowerChain Management® solutions to serve the power system needs of the data center, industrial, institutional, government, utility, commercial, residential, and OEM markets worldwide.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2009 sales of $11.9 billion. Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical components and systems for power quality, distribution and control; hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment; aerospace fuel, hydraulics and pneumatic systems for commercial and military use; and truck and automotive drivetrain and powertrain systems for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has approximately 70,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com .