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Charging while moving?

Discussion in 'Technical' started by Cyberax, Nov 20, 2015.

  1. Oba

    Oba Member

    Jun 7, 2015
    Since he is quite publicly "anti-gasoline", I can't even imagine him trying it.
  2. Bizdoc

    Bizdoc New Member

    Dec 27, 2016
    Thousand oaks
    So you may want to check out plugless, the company that makes a plugless magnetic charging to allow the car to charge without plugging into the wall receptacle.

    Meet Plugless | The Wireless EV Charging Station

    Their system charges the model S by directly providing D.C. Power to the battery. It was reviewed by SAE international

    If they have already figured out how to charge using D.C. Power separate from Tesla I/f, wouldn't that offer an easier step to charging while in motion? Buy their system and tie into the on board adapter they install? I am interested because there was a line of 13 tesla trying to supercharge in Barstow. Only need an additional 50-100 miles to make this a non stop trip.
  3. wycolo

    wycolo Active Member

    May 16, 2012
    WA & WY
    That paper is about the unit itself, and not about interfacing a particular EV. Also their version for Model S is still unfinished, probably dead ended. Somehow I don't see TM giving up any access to their vehicles such that this thingy would require. Philosophically Elon would be against giving up ~10% transfer efficiency which would be 'lost in space' with no hope of improvement.

    Barstow - Tesla needs to build huge SCs on both sides of town, each one having its own C-Store slash Casino slash Tesla Gallery. Go for broke on this one!
  4. Goolash

    Goolash New Member

    Dec 29, 2016
    You could just fire up the generator everytime you stop to eat or use the restroom. Just saying.

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