Will future EVs simplify and save weight by dropping the onboard charger?

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Audi Charging Hub concept in Nuremberg, GermanyCanada-based Hillcrest Energy Technologies aims to replace EV onboard chargers with a more streamlined system. The company earlier this month filed a patent application for a new bidirectional charging architecture based around a high-efficiency inverter, according to a press release from the company. This eliminates the need for an onboard…