Wireless charging

  • Hevo wireless electric car charging station

    Hevo Power hopes its wireless charging stations can keep electric delivery vehicles moving in urban areas.

  • 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 continue each generation's 10-percent improvement on the fuel economy of its predecessor. With the current Prius Liftback rated...

  • 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? Bosch Automotive Service Solutions feels your pain. The service arm of the German auto-parts maker is now offering a...

  • 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 charging sales will surpass 280,000 by 2020. The group cites the partnerships of several electric vehicle manufacturers with...

  • 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 way, that will change in a couple of years. The company has said it expects to offer a wireless charging system as an...

  • 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 charging at one of those two locations will usually suffice. The presence (or otherwise) of chargers at rest stops or spread...

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

    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 is positioned over a charging pad on the floor of a garage, is sometimes touted as a technology that will ease the adoption of electric cars by eliminating the unpleasant need to plug the car into a charging station. We're not sure we're convinced--a charging cable is usually nice and clean compared to your average gasoline hose--but there's a lot of activity in wireless charging nonetheless. Hertz, the car rental...

  • 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 in a parking spot somewhere, that you can simply park over and forget about? It's a question many are asking, and one...

  • 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 confirmed that the 2014 Leaf will also be able to wirelessly recharge itself using a suitable inductive charging station...

  • 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 slip that its first all-electric car will come with inductive charging just as the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show gets underway. Using...

  • 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 away from home - it allows for charging without trailing cables and plugs around, and without requiring charging posts...

  • 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 developing new technology that will essentially turn your car into a charging port for your mobile phone, MP3 player or handheld...

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