24 Oct '13, 7pm

Cordless Charging Deemed Safe Per Volvo Study

Cordless Charging Deemed Safe Per Volvo Study

The Volvo Car Group has completed its study of cordless charging for electric cars. A partner in an advanced research project that has studied the possibilities of inductive charging for electric vehicles, the company said 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. “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.” Volvo explained inductive charging uses an electromagnetic field instead of a cord to transfer energy betwee...

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