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Mercedes-Benz to introduce smartphone wireless charging


Mercedes-Benz reached an agreement on worldwide standard with other vehicle manufacturers in the Consumer Electronics for Automotive association and from 2014 will be introducing the Qi standard for the wireless charging of smartphones and tablets in its cars. The "Qi" term stands for the worldwide standard defined by the Wireless Power Consortium for the wireless charging of smartphones and tablets, based ...
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Siemens says it has been awarded a contract from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) to provide electric-vehicle (EV) charging stations to the US government. A total of 20 Siemens EV ...

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