WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, today announced they are collaborating with Prodrive Technologies, tier-1 supplier of power electronics and sensors, to design a high-performance 11kW wireless charging system. The two companies were selected to design the system by a leading European carmaker that plans to release its first wirelessly-charged vehicles in 2019.
Google is working toward cutting its robocars’ charger cables and beaming power to them instead. Google has been testing two wireless charging systems for its prototype electric self-driving cars in California. One from the New York–based start-up Hevo Power and the other from Momentum Dynamics.
Today, leading electric vehicle manufacturer, Nissan has given us the first glimpse of its vision for the Fuel Station of the Future concept in association with innovative architects Foster + Partners.
AWC (Audi wireless charging) is an inductive AC charging technology Audi is developing as an alternative that also makes home charging extremely convenient. The company hopes to launch AWC in 2017. Read more here