Schunk’s Underbody Charger: The Future of EV Charging Stations

Have you ever been wondering how electric vehicle (EV) charging stations will look like in the near future? Take a look at the Underbody Charger from Schunk: Our EV charging station prototype, which allows for autonomous recharging for electrical cars and other types of vehicles within only seconds. This EV charging solution is suited for electric car charging at home as well as for industrial use.

Interested in learning more about smart charging and Schunk’s Underbody Charger? Find more information here.

Underbody Charger

With the Underbody Charger Schunk is presenting a prototype of the e-filling station of the future, which will allow the safe, efficient, comfortable and autonomous recharging of various types of vehicles within seconds. This will be made possible by a retractable recharging station located in the pavement, the docking module built into in the vehicle underbody as well as an extremely high power transfer of up to 1 MW. Hence, automatic recharging can be shortened to a few minutes, even in completely depleted batteries, which allows for easy integration into the everyday use of vehicles.


  • Efficient system due to the central charging station and convenient docking module located in the vehicle
  • Automatic recharging in seconds with up to 1 MW of power transfer
  • Parking tolerance of +/- 60 mm
  • Vehicle recognition system
  • Floor load will support vehicle weights of up to 40 tons
  • Conform with DIN EN 61851-23-1
  • Suited for private and industrial use

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Schunk Carbon Technology Limited
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Grangefield Industrial Estate


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