Tesla's creepy snake arm will auto-charge your Model S
Its mechanicals are familiar, but the way it moves has encouraged all sorts of reactions from "freaky" to "creepy" to "terrifying" to "sensual" and drawn comparison to a surgical snakebot. Even Musk tweeted "does seem kinda wrong." But it's actually very right. While we wait for inductive charging technology to catch up to the capacity-vs-time equation provided by solid connections, having a wall- or ceiling-mounted droid in your garage that can attend to the dirty bits of electric car ownership is all right by us.
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