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Old 02-18-2014, 04:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Toyota's Wireless Charging Station

...and your autonomous valet feature will park it exactly at the right spot.

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Old 02-18-2014, 05:35 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 02-18-2014, 05:45 PM   #3 (permalink)
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This is so you can recharge your tacoma, avalon or scion?

Lets work on the electric vehicle first, then lets worry about charging it.
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A chicken/egg question.

Make recharging a 'non-activity', it adds another marketing tool for EVs. With autonomous cars already in the pipeline, we won't be actively driving cars anymore it'll be more sitting on 'road' elevators.

Get me outta them!

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A chicken/egg question.

Make recharging a 'non-activity', it adds another marketing tool for EVs. With autonomous cars already in the pipeline, we won't be actively driving cars anymore it'll be more sitting on 'road' elevators.
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People who complain about Cellphone towers and their RF radiation are gonna have a *ball* with those magnetic fields (ha,ha).
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People who complain about Cellphone towers and their RF radiation are gonna have a *ball* with those magnetic fields (ha,ha).
I do not plan on putting my head between the car and the charger, but in case you are still worried: How to Make Tri-Fold Tinfoil Hats | eHow
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I do not plan on putting my head between the car and the charger, but in case you are still worried: How to Make Tri-Fold Tinfoil Hats | eHow
...tell that to people with emplanted cardiac pacemakers or defibrillators!
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I think I managed to smooth over the condo association and the power company setting up a stage 2 or even 3 charger outside my unit.

Now we got to tear up the parking lot?!?!?!

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