Yes, I think so - it might not be terribly heavy, but you have to have a receiving antenna/transformer coil in the car. My wirelessly charging electric toothbrush gets warm while on the charger - there are losses in this system that could be significant for the amount of current required to charge a car.
On Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 5:10 PM, WILTON via Mercedes <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > How dey gonna do dat? Lemme be quick to admit that my thoughts on the > subject are stuck on my 1950's to '80's engineering training. Isn't the > car gonna need a secondary transformer coil mounted on its underside, with > it's weight to haul around ALL the time, or are there modern electronic > devices that can do dat sans the weight (well, much less weight, anyway)? > > Wilton > -- OK Don NSA: The only branch of government that actually listens to US citizens! *“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.”* – Mark Twain "There are three kinds of men: The ones that learns by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves." WILL ROGERS, *The Manly Wisdom of Will Rogers* 2013 F150, 18 mpg 2012 Passat TDI DSG, 44 mpg 1957 C182A, 12 mpg - but at 150 mph! _______________________________________ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com