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PHOTO CAPTION: Nissan LEAF being recharged using wireless system.

Nissan LEAF Demonstrates Wireless Charging

The system is 90 per cent as efficient in power transmission as a cable system, meaning it will charge the car in about eight hours.

Published: 02-Dec-2011

THE sight of electric cars umbilically attached to their charging stations hasn't yet become commonplace.

But already the technology is about to be superseded.

Nissan in Japan has given a glimpse of the very near future in the form of a wireless charging station for its Leaf electric car.

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