BMW has announced wireless charging will be added as an option for the 2018 model year 530e iPerformance plug-in hybrid. The 3.2 kW wireless system will be integrated with the 530e’s on-board infotainment system to show the charger’s alignment on the screen. The conventional system of charging for the 530e (ie-plugging it in yourself) is
Imagine charging your electric car as easily as you charge your electric toothbrush. Or, your car charging itself as it drives down the road. Those scenarios are not as far-fetched as you may think. Indeed, a group of tech gurus who gathered last month in San Diego discussed how a wireless electric vehicle is about
The world’s major electric car makers and charging equipment providers have agreed on a standardised specification for wireless EV charging points, allowing companies to develop components going forward that will seamlessly work with each other anywhere. Although not as exciting on the surface as say a new high-powered rapid charger, the standardisation of wireless car
Next generation Mercedes S-Class plug-in hybrid flagship to get clever new charging system, while diesel PHEV will join it The facelifted Mercedes-Benz S-Class plug-in hybrid will feature high tech wireless charging, according to Jochen Strenkert, Mercedes’ man responsible for hybrid powertrains. Speaking to Auto Express before the Geneva Motor Show, Strenkert revealed that Mercedes is
Here you can see how wireless electric car charging works and the benefits of wireless charging. When this new technology is rolled out to the masses it will change everything with regards to the way people feel about having to charge an electric car.
Formula E Gets Wirelessly Charged Up Four plug-in BMWs will be support vehicles (safety, medical, etc.) for the all-electric Formula E racing series. These 4 vehicles have now been fitted (or will be soon) with Qualcomm Halo wireless charging technology. Per Formula E: All four BMWs have been specifically modified to meet FIA requirements, with