Wireless Charging Technology Empowers Electric Vehicle Markets and Changes Consumer Behavior

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A new West Technology Research Solutions report evaluates market potential for inductive wireless charging technologies in electric vehicle applications. The report includes coverage of significant market participants and issues in both automobile and mass transportation areas.

The study, “WTRS Wireless Charging for Electric Vehicles Emerging Technology Report 2011”, identifies major consumer requirements and drivers.

“The benefits of implementing wireless charging technology in electric vehicles far outweigh the challenges. The technology not only offers a solution to the safety and convenience issues currently inhibiting electric vehicle adoption, but also presents an opportunity to change consumer behavior," said Kirsten West, Principal Analyst with WTRS. “Combined with wireless communication technology, wireless charging could further abstract the maintenance and care of electric vehicles turning them truly into transportation tools and away from devices that require thought and attention. In a very real sense wireless charging technology offers the equivalent change for consumer usage of the vehicle as cell phones with integrated downloadable third party applications and location and accelerometer capability has done for communications.”

The WTRS Wireless Charging for Electric Vehicles Emerging Technology Report 2011 analyzes and forecasts the market for wireless charging technology in electric vehicle applications. The report includes an evaluation of the emerging technology in both consumer and mass transportation market segments.

The report also

. market opportunities
. drivers impacting the market
. forecasts of unit shipments by market application, segmented into four global GDP growth scenarios
. analysis of standards development
. evaluation of OEM participation

Report Title: WTRS Low Power Embedded WiFi Emerging Technology Q2 2011
No. Pages: 39 pages
No. Tables/Figures: 28
Publication Date: May 2011
SKU#: WT052311WCEV

More information at http://www.wtrs.net/wlschgev.htm

WTRS (West Technology Research Solutions) provides decision makers and strategists with the latest research and analysis on emerging wireless technologies. Located in California, WTRS has a ten year history providing the leading independent viewpoint on emerging wireless technologies, markets and applications. We're ready to help your company make market decisions and plan for the future.

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