23 Feb '16, 7pm

Nomadic Power’s Battery-Toting Trailer Extends Range – Video https://t.co/PNoaczkNdL

Nomadic Power’s Battery-Toting Trailer Extends Range – Video https://t.co/PNoaczkNdL

Motorists have towed gas generators behind them before, but a German startup might be the first to commercially propose the idea of having batteries towed behind an electric car. Nomadic Power is a two-and-a-half year old company that has come up with a mobile battery that can charge an electric car’s depleted batteries on demand, with a recharge time of about 20 minutes. If stranded, an electric car driver would be able to call for a vehicle to arrive with the trailer with fully charged lithium-ion batteries in order to get a quick recharge. SEE ALSO: The Hybrid Car Battery: A Definitive Guide Manfred Baumgärtner, the CEO of Nomadic Power, told Fortune that he thinks mobile wireless charging is part of the future for electric cars, since building out wired systems can be costly. Baumgärtner also thinks that companies could use mobile batteries to add charging capacity whe...

Full article: http://www.hybridcars.com/nomadic-powers-battery-toting-t...

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