New Electric Vehicle Powered by Road Coils Receives Upgrade

New Electric Vehicle Powered by Road Coils Receives Upgrade

   Kashiwa, Chiba Pref., Oct. 10 (Jiji Press)--A team of Japanese developers said Thursday they have succeeded in sharply upgrading their new type of electric vehicle that uses electricity transmitted from coils embedded in road surfaces.
   The electric vehicle uses motors installed inside its wheels, eliminating the need for parts to connect the wheels with an external motor and making the vehicle lighter. The motors are powered by electricity transmitted from road coils through magnetism, allowing the motors to be wirelessly charged.

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