BMW Wireless Charging Station

May 30, 2018

Category: Tech

One of the greatest burdens of any electric vehicle is making sure it’s charged come morning. Now, with the new BMW Wireless Charging station, ensuring your 530e iPerformance sedan remains charged overnight will be as simple as parking it in the garage.

It’s all thanks to this new device that functions like a Qi pad for the vehicle and utilizes groundbreaking charging technology via electric energy transmitted to the vehicle’s high-voltage battery without the need for any cables. Simply park the car over the GroundPad and charging will initiate without any further action from the driver. It features a charging power of 3.2 kW and an efficiency rate of 85 percent that allows a full charge in just 3.5 hours and turns off automatically once a full charge has been met. Plus, a Control Display on the dash ensures you’re correctly parked atop the GroundPad each and every time. Production slated for July 2018.

Learn More: BMW

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Tech

Give'r Further Fortifies Its 4 Season Glove With A Rugged Waxed Coating

Vintage-inspired insulated winter gloves crafted from modern, top-shelf materials.

Posted By Tim Huber

Partner
Featured Image

Apple’s M1 Pro & Max-Equipped MacBook Pros Are Its Most Powerful Ever

With 3.7-times faster speeds & up to 21 hours of battery life.

Posted By

Oct 18, 2021

Featured Image

Apple’s Third-Gen AirPods Offer Extra Battery Life & a Familiar Design

The wireless earbuds are currently available for pre-order.

Posted By

Oct 18, 2021

Featured Image

Nokia Released a Modern Version of Their “Unbreakable” Cell Phone

The iconic "brick" phone makes its long-awaited return with some new features and, of course, Snake.

Posted By

Oct 15, 2021

Featured Image

RockShox Introduces the Only Fully Active Mountain Bike Suspension System

A state-of-the-art smart, electronically-controlled suspension collection.

Posted By

Oct 14, 2021

Featured Image

Bowers & Wilkins Adds Smart Features to Their Zeppelin Speaker

The powerful new speaker is geared toward the modern age.

Posted By

Oct 13, 2021