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Recharging without cables: the road ahead for electric cars - Futuris

Author: Euronews Knowledge

Main category: Engineering (Mechanical engineering)

Electric vehicles are undoubtedly a form of transport with a future, but many technical challenges have to be overcome before they replace petrol and diesel-fuelled cars. euronews knowledge brings you a fresh mix of the world's most interesting know-hows, directly from space and sci-tech experts.

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Researchers in Zaragoza in northern Spain are working on resolving one of the biggest problems; how to efficiently recharge batteries.

The scientists involved in the EU-supported "Unplugged project" have developed an innovative wireless charging station for electric vehicles. Unlike other systems it can charge electric cars or vans in around 20 minutes.

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