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Re: Electric vehicle support

From: Ted Guild <ted@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2016 15:49:17 -0500
Message-ID: <1456346957.2638.61.camel@w3.org>
To: Robert Sharpe <robert.sharpe@evergreen-consulting.co.uk>
Cc: public-autowebplatform@w3.org, public-automotive <public-automotive@w3.org>
Welcome Robert.

We would very much welcome your expertise furthering handling the spec
for electric vehicles. 

The Vehicle API work is taking place in the Automotive Working Group at
present which is taking the initial dr from the Automotive Webplatform
Business Group. The Business Group is starting on Location Based
Services API which certainly would be of interest to you.  It is also
doing some coordination with another group at W3C on Media Tuner,
providing auto-centric use cases.

We know of some OEM and Tier one intentions on implementing these
standards.  Many are eager to have an environment they can install their

If you have some time I would be very willing to have a call and go over
this activity in detail and how you can get involved.  Reply to me
trimming the rest of the Cc to coordinate when.


On Tue, 2016-02-23 at 14:23 +0000, Robert Sharpe wrote:
> Hi,
> I am newbie to this group - so please go gently with me ;-)
> As way of an introduction, we are developing an electric vehicle route
> planning system that needs remote access to vehicles to return current
> battery and charging status, etc.
> After looking at the W3C API spec it looks like some of the values can
> be returned via existing parameters.  However, it seems to be missing
> support for the following key electric vehicle functionality.
>       Charger info (rather than battery info)
>             charger_pilot_current
>             charger_actual_current
>             charger_power         
>             fast_charger_present
>       Charging control
>             Set Charge Limit
>             Get Charge Limit
>             Start Charging
>             Stop Charging
>       Fuel temperature by zone (to cover battery temperature)
> So I have a couple of questions
>       a) Is anyone looking at updating the spec to fully support
> electric vehicles?
>       b) Which manufacturers are adopting the standard?
>       c) Who is waiting for the manufacturers to implement the
> standard?
> Look forward to hearing from the group.
> Regards,
> Robert Sharpe (Managing Director)
> 07711 252971
> Your Plugged-in Partner
> Evergreen Consulting is the trading name of Sharpe Consultants Ltd

Ted Guild <ted@w3.org>
W3C Systems Team

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