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Wallbox Introduces Quasar, First Bidirectional Home Charger at CES 2020

January 6, 2020 GMT
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LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- CES, LVCC, North Hall - 5703 -- Wallbox, a smart charging company and leading manufacturer of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in Europe, today announced the U.S. introduction of Quasar, the world’s first bidirectional EV charger for the home. Quasar not only charges EVs but can also send electricity back to the grid or even power a home. Wallbox will also showcase its latest products ahead of its forthcoming United States launch in 2020.

“Quasar is the first charger for the home to allow bidirectional charging. This will help us to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels, which is essential because our energy consumption as a society increases every day,” said Enric Asunción, Co-Founder and CEO of Wallbox. “To provide a sustainable future, we have to ensure the energy we use is clean. As bidirectional charging offers us the possibility to store energy from renewable sources for later use, it will help us to move towards this future.”

Quasar’s Key Features and Benefits

“At Wallbox, we believe cutting-edge technology should be simple, user-friendly, and intuitive. We work hard at packing in intelligent and cutting-edge features while maintaining a smart and compact look,” said Eduard Castañeda Mañe, Wallbox CTO. “Quasar is a result of breakthrough innovations in materials science in order to get a much higher power in a smaller size. We also have special advances in areas like our inverter in order to make it so efficient in such a small area.”

Wallbox’s Extensive Global Smart Charger Product Line
The company will also demonstrate its full product lineup including:

CES 2020: Where to Find Wallbox
Wallbox will demo Quasar, Pulsar Plus, and other products at CES Unveiled (Table #329) and during the expo at LVCC, North Hall - 5703. Contact Brett Graessle, Head of US Sales and Business Development ( brett.graessle@wallbox.com ) to schedule a demo.

About Wallbox
Wallbox was founded in 2015 by Enric Asunción and Eduard Castañeda. Wallbox designs, develops and manufactures intelligent charging solutions for electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids for both domestic and business use. Its customers include major automobile manufacturers and large electricity utilities. Research, technical development, product testing and manufacturing are all carried out at the Barcelona headquarters, where Wallbox has a large engineering team and a production capacity of 100,000 chargers per year. Wallbox currently has subsidiaries in Germany, United Kingdom, The Netherlands, France, United States (California) and China. Its joint venture in China, Wallbox FAWSN Charging Systems Co Ltd., has a production plant exclusively for the sale of Wallbox products in the Chinese market.

More information can be found at https://wallbox.com.

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