Inductive Charging

 
Mercedes-Benz S550e plug-in hybrid to offer wireless charging

Mercedes-Benz S550e plug-in hybrid to offer wireless charging

Some carmakers have experimented with wireless charging, and certain third-party suppliers offer systems that can be retrofitted to existing vehicles. But Mercedes-Benz may be the first automaker to offer the technology on a production model. The Mercedes-Benz S550e plug-in hybrid luxury sedan will... read more

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2013 Toyota Prius liftback

2016 Toyota Prius: Next Hybrid Aims For 55 MPG, More Room, Better Handling

Toyota today released a few more nuggets of information about the next, all-new generation of its Prius hybrid car. The all-new Prius, to be released in 2015, is likely to... read more August 28, 2013 by


 
Installation of Plugless Power wireless charging system in Nissan Leaf & Hertz HQ, Park Ridge, NJ

Bosch Offers Wireless Charging For Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt

Tired of plugging in your Nissan Leaf or Chevrolet Volt electric car to recharge every night? Yearn for the simplicity of simply parking over a charging pad and walking away?... read more June 19, 2013 by 18


 
2012 Infiniti LE Concept

Infiniti's 'Luxury Leaf' Electric Car Will Wait For Inductive Charging

It's been a few years since Infiniti confirmed it was working on a luxury sedan based on the Nissan Leaf, but little extra information has emerged since then. Autocar reports... read more May 21, 2013 by 17


 
Inductive Power Transfer wireless charging used in Turin buses. [Image: Conductix-Wampfler]

Inductive Charging: It's Charged (A Few) Italian Buses For 10 Years Now

Inductive charging is one of those "wait a few years" technologies, right? Not if you live in Italy, where inductive charging isn't just being used now, but has been for a... read more June 5, 2012 by 10


 
2015 Infiniti electric luxury sedan teaser sketch

2014 Infiniti Electric Subcompact Car Will Have Wireless Charging

Infiniti, Nissan’s luxury brand, has always been open about its plans to bring a luxury subcompact electric sedan to market some time before 2015. But now it has let... read more November 30, 2011 by 1


 
Formulec EF01 electric race car

Electric Race Cars To Get On-Track Inductive Charging

Inductive charging through the road is an impossibly futuristic dream, one not likely to be achieved in the near- to medium-term for road cars despite tests by Volvo and BMW... read more July 26, 2011 by 5


 
Inductive battery charging illustration from Volvo

Volvo Tests Inductive Charging (Just In Time For The C30 Electric)

EV automakers face an uphill road. Not only do they have to make great looking cars that offer all the amenities of their gas-engined equivalents, but they've also got to... read more May 19, 2011 by 2


 
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology electric road trial; photo courtesy KAIST

Txchnologist: Coast To Coast On Electric Roads Without Stopping?

We ask a lot of our cars: Heat me, cool me, be silent, be comfy, be exciting, and, increasingly, propel me without costly and polluting gasoline. It’s the latter... read more May 6, 2011 by 11


 
Inductive Power Transmission Diagram

Toyota Joins Wireless Electric Car Charging Revolution

This year we’ve seen a dramatic increase in the number of companies working towards detaching the electric car from its charging cable. Now Toyota, the world’s... read more April 28, 2011 by 7


 
Delphi wireless charging system for EVs

Siemens Inductive Charging Testing Begins In Berlin With BMW

German electronics company Siemens is set to begin field trials of an inductive charging system, in partnership with BMW. Inductive charging is a popular concept for charging... read more April 11, 2011 by 2


 
Evatran Plugless Power

Look Ma! No Wires! Google Gets Wireless Electric Car Charger

Let’s face it: going wireless is cool. The humble phone lost its stuffy image when it lost that annoying cable, wireless computing has transformed access to the... read more March 22, 2011 by 4


 

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