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Eaton and Takaoka to collaborate on electric vehicle charging


April 29, 2010
By Anthony Capkun

Eaton Corp. says it will collaborate with Takaoka Electric Mfg. Co. Ltd. to develop and launch DC Quick Chargers for charging electric vehicle (EV) battery packs. The collaboration will enable Eaton to provide a complete line of charging stations across residential, commercial and industrial applications in North America.

According to Eaton, 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.

Eaton says it is currently working to advance the EV charging
infrastructure in Burlington, Ont., and many other communities across
North America.

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