Webasto Introduces Two New Wallboxes to its EV Charging Product Family

What’s Happening: Webasto Charging Systems Inc., a subsidiary of Webasto Group, has unveiled two new wallboxes at the EV Charging Infrastructure USA Conference in Anaheim, Calif. and the EV Charging Summit and Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. The new additions include the TurboConnect charger and the next generation TurboDX 2.0 Plug-In charger.

Why It Matters: The TurboConnect and TurboDX 2.0 Plug-In chargers are designed and manufactured to withstand any conditions while keeping users safe and secure. Certified according to global standardization bodies like Underwriter Laboratories (UL) and Electrical Testing Laboratories (ETL), the Level 2 EV chargers also meet the needs of private and commercial business applications such as residential, fleet, workplace, and destination charging. The launch of these two new wallboxes marks a new beginning in the era of electrification and demonstrates Webasto’s commitment to addressing the needs of electromobility.

Key Points:

  • The TurboConnect Level 2 charger offers Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and ethernet connectivity options, including OCPP 1.6J compatibility, and features a built-in Trusted Module Platform (TMP) to ensure the highest cybersecurity standards.
  • The Energy Star-rated wallbox charges up to 11.5kW at 240V with a maximum output of 48A, adding up to 50 miles of range per hour, depending on the vehicle. The charger also prioritizes safety with its continuous monitoring of ground, current and voltage, in addition to its leakage, thermal and auto-restart/recovery features.
  • Webasto Digital Solutions, the perfect addition to the Webasto TurboConnect charger, puts EV charging administrators and end-users in complete control of their charging experience.
  • The TurboDX 2.0 Plug-In charger provides a charging power of 7.7kW at 240V, adding up to 27 miles per hour depending on the vehicle. This wallbox ensures secure and reliable charging every time with future-proof safety features like a built-in ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) and a thermal sensor on the NEMA 14-50 plug to prevent electrical hazard to you and your property.

Bottom Line: Webasto Charging Systems Inc.’s new TurboConnect and TurboDX 2.0 Plug-In chargers provide a high-quality, high-performance solution for workplaces, fleets, dealerships, and other public or private lots. The company’s commitment to the highest cybersecurity and safety standards ensures users a secure and reliable charging experience. Attendees of the 2023 EV Charging Infrastructure USA Conference and the EV Charging Summit & Expo will have the opportunity to learn more about Webasto’s new products and EV product portfolio.


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