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German Company Makes Concrete to Charge Electric Vehicles From Roads With 95% Efficiency and Low Cost

goodnewsnetwork.org

Aug 24, 2021

Indiana, USA to have a wireless charging road that tops up your electric vehicle as you drive along it.

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has decided to tackle that by burying electrified wire coils that create a magnetic field along the road surface, mimicking the way wireless charging stations for tablets and phones are designed.

In order to use the roads, cars would be fitted with a receiver coil to pick up the charge as they go along, and becoming magnetized, draw electricity from the coils themselves. Expected to take three phases, the work will begin in late summer, according to a statement from the contracted German firm in charge of designing and installing the technology, Magment.