Keith Nuthall
A NEW power-charging system for electric cars has been developed by a European Commission funded research project. The idea is to set up land-based recharging terminals at that can combine with apparatus attached to cars, leading them to be automatically recharged with electricity when they are parked.

Project coordinator Gaston Maggetto, from the Free University of Brussels, said that the system had an advantage over existing American rechargers, in that they were "fully automatic inductive charging systems, requiring no driver ...

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