27 Oct '13, 12pm

Volvo charges C30 wirelessly in less than three hours

Volvo charges C30 wirelessly in less than three hours

Volvo Car Group completes successful study of cordless charging for electric cars Volvo Car Group has been a partner in an advanced research project that has studied the possibilities of inductive charging for electric vehicles – and the results show that this technology for transferring energy via an electromagnetic field has a promising future. "Inductive charging has great potential. Cordless technology is a comfortable and effective way to conveniently transfer energy. The study also indicates that it is safe," says Lennart Stegland, Vice President, Electric Propulsion System at Volvo Car Group, and adds "There is not yet any common standard for inductive charging. We will continue our research and evaluate the feasibility of the technology in our hybrid and electric car projects." Cordless charging Inductive charging uses an electromagnetic field instead of a cord to ...

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