Roads that wirelessly charge electric cars

Published on: Sep 05 2015 by Tom

wireless-electric-car-charging-road-trials-ukHere’s an ambitious forward thinking project – cables under roads which can generate a field which is picked up by a special coil built into electric cars to charge them.

Highway England plans to run the off road trials of charging roads for 18 months before moving to public highways. Over next five years, UK will invest £500 million to stay on the cutting edge of the technology.

The off road trials of wireless power technology will help to create a more sustainable road network for England and open up new opportunities for businesses that transport goods across the country.

Found on www.demilked.com from www.bbc.com, press release on www.gov.uk

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