Ford patents wireless EV Charging

Ford has filed a patent application for a wireless electric vehicle (EV) charging system that uses cameras to detect objects that may interrupt charging. The system would alert the driver with flashing lights or sounds if any objects, particularly metal ones, are in proximity to the charging hardware. This warning system aims to prevent inadvertent triggering of reduced power mode or shutdown of the charging system. While wireless charging offers convenience and efficiency comparable to traditional plug-in charging, the main obstacle to widespread adoption remains cost, which the patent application does not address. Read full article here.

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Nick Zamanov is a head of sales and business development at Cyber Switching. He is an expert in EV infrastructure space and he is an EV enthusiast since 2012, Since then Nick strongly believed that electric vehicles would eventually replace Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) cars.

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