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The case for overhead charging of EVs

Thursday 23 Jun 16 9:00am

IDTechEx chair Dr Peter Harrop makes a case for overhead charging for electric vehicles:

The Tesla 3 gets nearly double the range of the Nissan Leaf by using nearly double the amount of battery, but engineers are using a multitude of work rounds to do better: aerodynamics, lightweighting, even including structural electronics where dumb structure is replaced by supercapacitors or solid state batteries.

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