No plugs needed: How wireless charging could set electric cars free

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The rise of wireless charging for electric cars means you may never have to worry about plugging in again

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Back to the pad: Qualcomm’s wireless electric charging system

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ELECTRIC cars have several advantages over gas guzzlers, but having to plug them in every day isn’t one of them. The good news is that you may not need to – all electric cars could soon come with wireless chargers.

“I won’t buy a car I have to plug in again,” says engineer Olaf Simon, who organised a trial of wireless charging in Berlin, Germany. “Wireless charging is so convenient.”

In fact, this type of charging may offer more than just greater convenience, it could be the …