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Wireless charger for Tesla Model S will be here in weeks

Plugless Power's system for the Model S runs about $2,400.

The Tesla system costs more than the ones for Nissan, Chevy, or Cadillac.

SAE now has a wireless charging standard: J2954

It's the next step after J1772.

Any dedicated electric vehicle fan knows what J1772 is. We may soon need to learn about J2954 as well.

New 20kW wireless charging system could wipe out range anxiety

Oak Ridge National Laboratory shows off tech with trememdous potential.

If ORNL's 20-kW wireless charging system and compatible cars were available today, barely anyone would know what 'range anxiety' even meant.

Tesla Model S will get wireless charging option in April

Evatran expands wireless offering to Tesla EVs, starting with RWD Model S.

Aftermarket wireless tech company Evatran now taking pre-orders for a cordless charging option for the Tesla Model S. The price has not yet been announced.

Cadillac ELR next EV to get Plugless Power wireless charging tech

Evatran Says Two More Premium Vehicles Will Be Compatible By End Of 2014

Evatran has been testing its Plugless Power wireless charging systems for electric vehicles in the Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf for years now and made the tech commercially available early this year. With the growth of the EV market, Evatran is getting ready to expand as well. The company announced

Intertek says Plugless L2 charging system has passed saftey standard

No plug, no cord, no problem. Evatran, which has been working with companies such as Google, Hertz and Duke Energy to test its Plugless electric-vehicle charging system, had gotten the OK from Intertek. The testing-certification organization made Evatran's Plugless L2 the first cordless system to receive ETL certification.

Evatran, Bosch will sell wireless home charger for as low as $1,998*

At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas today, the big news for plug in vehicles is that they can now start to ditch the plug. As expected, the system costs around $3,000 and is available for both the Nissan Leaf and the Chevrolet Vo

Bosch will install wireless charging stations for $3k a pop for Leaf, Volt owners

Germany-based Bosch will install wireless charging stations at the homes of Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt drivers for about $3,000 each, implying that a wireless system is worth about $2,500 in convenience compared to cord systems, Plug In Cars says.

Raleigh, NC becomes first US city to adopt wireless EV charging project

North Carolina's Research Triangle may be one of the most "wired" places in the US when it comes to technological advancements, but why stop there? To take the lead in electric-drive vehicle adoption, go wireless.

Leaf, Volt getting wireless charging from Plugless Power, SPX

Media junkies rejoice in getting "wired." Now, owners of Nissan Leaf or Chevrolet Volt plug-in cars can get similarly excited about getting "unwired."

Evatran adds Google, LADWP to Plugless Power wireless charging network

Evatran is bringing wireless electric vehicle charging technology to two new entities through its Apollo Program, with Google and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power joining the ranks. Since early 2012, Evatran has been working with commercial partners to introduce its Plugless Power wireless charging to people across th

Stanford envisions 'all-electric highway' that charges EVs as they go

Readers of a certain age may remember the 1982 hit "Electric Avenue" by Eddy Grant. Now, Stanford University is putting its own spin on the concept.

Hertz will try out wireless EV chargers from Plugless Power

Hertz will be the first rental car company to try out a wireless recharging system for its fleet of electric-drive vehicles.

Try out Plugless Power to wirelessly charge your EV, get free electricity for six months

The marriage-saving ability of recharging an electric vehicle wirelessly has got a lot of things going for it, but for now this sort of technology is expensive and still requires more testing. Therefore, Evatran, the company behind the Plugless Power brand of wireless recharging units, is offering the first 500 peo

Plug-In 2010: Evatran's Plugless Power parking block puts proximity charging under your car

Trying to wrap your head around what, exactly, Evatran is offering with its proximity charging system isn't easy for someone without a good grasp of plug-in vehicle charging technology. Even then, the company's wireless charging system, on display at at the Plug-In 2010 Conference in San Jose, CA this week, isn't the easiest thing to understand. On the one hand, we can just say the Plugle