30 Oct '13, 1am

Volvo C30 Electric Can Recharge Wirelessly In 2.5 Hours

Volvo C30 Electric Can Recharge Wirelessly In 2.5 Hours

The Volvo C30 electric car was initiated by a consortium of companies including Volvo, Bombardier Transportation, and coachbuilder Van Hool, and the study shows that there is a lot of potential for wireless charging in the transportation sector. There is already a trial project disguising wireless EV chargers as manhole covers in New York , and such a fueling system could eliminate the need for many of the hundreds of thousands of gas stations across America. The Volvo C30 electric has a 24 kWh battery that is on par with what other EVs, like the Nissan Leaf, are offering.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2013/10/29/volvo-c30-electric-ca...

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