January 30th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
The convenience of wireless charging may play a role in convincing mainstream buyers to consider an electric car. SAE International has just announced the technical specs for a new wireless charging standard called J2954.
December 22nd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
WiTricity, an MIT startup in the Boston area, has partnered with General Motors to test wireless charging technology for PHEV and battery electric cars.
October 12th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The Qualcomm Halo wireless charging system will be included in the 2017 Mercedes S550e sedan. Wireless charging adds a large dollop of convenience for owners.
September 30th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
WiTricity and ProDrive are teaming up to build an 11 kW wireless charging system for an unnamed European car maker. Wireless charging could be an important part of electric car revolution.
July 3rd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Toshiba has developed an electric bus using an innovative magnetic resonance wireless charging system that is easy to operate. It comes with an advanced SCiB battery that has especially long life over thousands of recharging cycles.
June 15th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Beginning witn 2018 model year cars, the Mercedes S 550e plug-in hybrid will come standard with wireless charging ability. it will also have a larger battery for greater range.
June 11th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Mercedes electric car chief says his company is working on line of new electric cars with 300 miles of range that can be recharged in 5 minutes. "We're going to change the world," he says.
May 26th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Apple has been nosing around, asking lots of questions about EV chargers. Is it planning to build them or is it preparing to build a system to compete with Tesla's Supercharger network?
April 4th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Oak Ridge National Labs has developed a high power wireless charging system for electric vehicles with up to 20 kW of power. That is triple the power of most residential chargers available today.
March 4th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Nissan in collaboration with Foster + Partners has revealed its vision for a connected world of electric cars, renewable energy, and wireless charging at the Geneva auto show.
March 2nd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Jochen Strenkert, the man responsible for hybrid powertrains at Mercedes, told the press at the start of the Geneva auto show [&hellip
November 16th, 2015 | by Steve Hanley
Nissan is developing new wireless charging systems with up to 7 kW of power. It would like all car makers agree on a standard system for the future.
July 31st, 2015 | by Kyle Park Points
Researchers at North Carolina State University in conjunction with Carnegie Mellon University have shown that passing wireless power transfer through a magnetic [&hellip