Dynamic Wireless Charging of Autonomous Vehicles: Small-scale demonstration of inductive power transfer as an enabling technology for self-sufficient energy supply
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Original versionIEEE Electrification Magazine. 2020, 8 (1), 37-48. 10.1109/MELE.2019.2962888
Recent developments toward selfdriving cars combined with technology for wireless inductive power transfer can enable electric vehicles that are fully autonomous with respect to operation and energy requirements. Furthermore, technology for wireless opportunity charging and dynamic on-road inductive power transfer can facilitate autonomous electric vehicles with unlimited driving range. This article discusses the technological progress toward self-driving vehicles and the potential capability for an autonomous energy supply enabled by dynamic on-road wireless power transfer.