Evatran Wireless Electric Vehicle Charger

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Evatran has unveiled their new wireless charger for electric cars at the Plug-In 2010 conference in San Jose, California. Thenext-generation charger makes use of proximity charging technology topower car with electrons beamed from the car-sized Powermat.

Electricity transmitted by the Powermat is received by ashoebox-sized device mounted to the undercarriage of the vehicle, whichmagnetically detects the position of the Powermat. The device iscurrently 80 percent efficient while firing energy across a 2-inch gap,but the developers are hoping to make the production version 90 percentefficient.

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Via: GizmoWatch/Engadget

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