Hybrid car Mercedes-Benz S500E will receive wireless charging

December 21, 2016 at 21:10

German company Daimler AG, in its announcement of the future novelty – model Mercedes-Benz S500e, announced that it will be the first production car equipped with a wireless charging. Such technology has been already tested in the individual models of electric cars, but as for the serial production, this technology still has not been implemented.

2017 Innovative Mercedes-Benz S500E pic

2017 Innovative Mercedes-Benz S500E pic

German car manufacturer was able to realize implementation of this function with the help of Qualcomm Company, which gave the name of this high-speed charging system – WEVC. Previously, such a device has been installed and tested in another car BMW i8 of German producer, and this car participated in races Formula E.

2017 Efficient Mercedes-Benz S500E image

2017 Efficient Mercedes-Benz S500E image

Technology of high-speed charging of batteries is happening due to a compact platform, which is located on the floor while the charging car is situated on it. The automaker has evaluated the effectiveness of this technology at 90 percent, which is a very good indicator for the innovation. Official public presentation of a hybrid car is already scheduled for next spring.

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