Wireless charging

 
Wireless charging guidelines issued by SAE standards group

Wireless charging guidelines issued by SAE standards group

There's been a lot of talking about wireless charging for electric cars recently. The convenience of being able to charge without plugging in may well appeal to buyers who, for whatever reasons, find plugging in a car to be an impediment. But while several companies are pursuing the technology, it... read more

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Diesel taxis in London (Image by Flickr user Lars Ploughmann, used under CC license)

England Proposes To Test Wireless Electric-Car Charging Built Into Roads

Long charging times and lack of available charging stations remain some of the biggest obstacles to widespread electric-car adoption. But what if the charging stations were... read more August 14, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen e-Golf (European model) test drive, Berlin, March 2014

Volkswagen Could Offer Wireless Electric Car Charging By 2017

Volkswagen is on a plug-in car push right now, releasing several plug-in vehicles over the course of this year and the next. It's keen to invest in related technology too... read more April 3, 2014 by


 
Volvo tests inductive charging with C30 Electric

Volvo Completes Wireless Electric Car Charging Study; Research Continues

"Inductive charging has great potential" according to Volvo following its study into wireless charging of electric cars. The Swedish automaker conducted testing with... read more October 25, 2013 by


 
Hevo wireless electric car charging station

NYC 'Manhole Covers' To Hide Resonance Chargers For Electric Cars

Imagine a future where electric-car charging stations are so well integrated into the cityscape that you literally wouldn't notice one even if you were standing on top of it... read more October 22, 2013 by


 
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


 
Delphi wireless charging system for EVs

Wireless Electric Car Charging: Steady Growth Through 2020

Wireless charging is nothing new--but it could be the next widely-used technology in the world of electric cars. That's according to Pike Research, which suggests wireless... read more December 20, 2012 by 3


 
Nissan Leaf with automatic parking location to position over a wireless charging pad, Oppama, Japan

See Nissan's Wireless Charging With Automatic Parking Location (Video)

Right now, all plug-in electric cars are recharged using a cable that connects the car through a charging device to electric current of various types. But if Nissan has its... read more October 29, 2012 by 12


 
Electric Vehicle on Electrified Roadway wireless charging

Wireless Electric Car Charging: Now Through Your Tires

Many electric car owners consider the debate over charging points all a bit of a fuss. After all, when the majority of your driving is between home and the office, then... read more July 9, 2012 by 9


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

Installing A Wireless Charging System: What It Really Takes

Electric cars of various types are often grouped as "plug-in cars," but recharging the battery pack doesn't always require an actual plug. Wireless charging, in which the car... read more June 28, 2012 by 20


 
Hertz Tests Evatran Wireless Electric Car Charging

Will Wireless Electric-Car Charging Be The Next Big Thing?

How will you be charging your electric car in future? In your garage? At work? At a rest stop somewhere with a fast charger? Or will you be using a wireless charger, embedded... read more April 20, 2012 by 15


 
Nissan Leaf Inductive Charging Demonstration

2014 Nissan Leaf Will Cost Less, Go Wireless, Travel Further, Be Smarter

Last week we told you that Infiniti, Nissan’s luxury brand, would be including wireless inductive charging on the option list for its first electric car. Now Nissan has... read more December 6, 2011 by 19


 
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


 
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


 
Powermat wireless charge pad in Chevrolet Volt

Chevy Volt First In Line For Powermat Mobile Device Wireless Charge Pad

Soon you will be able to do away with those pesky charging cables for all your portable devices when driving as Powermat, a pioneer in wireless charging technology, is... read more January 7, 2011 by 1


 

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