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Mercedes-Benz Says Hybrid Vehicle Will Have Wireless Charging in 2017

Charging an electric vehicle without cords has seemed like an afterthought to making better batteries or finding ways to charge cars faster. But some automakers are starting to embrace the technology in an attempt to make charging more convenient. Now, Mercedes-Benz wants to be first to sell cars with the feature. Daimler, the German auto giant that builds Mercedes, recently said that it would offer a wireless charging option in one of its hybrid vehicles starting in 2017. Drivers will be able to stop their cars over a charging pad, which will start refilling the car’s battery automatically, without cords or physical contact. If the company follows through on its plans, the 2018 […]