Will Google’s Robot Cars Have Wireless Chargers?

Not only does Google want to take you out of the driver’s seat — the future of driverless cars envisioned by the company may not even require you to plug in your robot automobile. Alphabet, Google’s parent company, is testing a pair of wireless charging systems for its prototype self-driving cars, according to recent documents filed with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission. The news was first reported by tech site IEEE Spectrum. 4 ‘driverless’ cars involved in accidents 0:25 The two wireless charging systems, made by New York’s Hevo Power…

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Start Your Chargers: Tesla Model 3 Pre-Orders Begin March 31

Tesla’s entry-level $35,000 Model 3 electric car will be available for pre-order on March 31, chief executive Elon Musk announced Thursday on Twitter. The tweets by the billionaire followed a note in the company’s earnings release on Wednesday that the Model 3 is on schedule for deliveries in late 2017. Tesla plans to begin installing production machinery this year. In his tweets, Musk said consumers could begin pre-orders next month with a $1,000 deposit. He also confirmed the rumored $35,000 price tag. The Model 3 is Tesla’s entry-level offering, whereas…

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