Gruzen began by saying, “With countries like France, India, and China planning to ban the internal combustion engine in the foreseeable future, and more and more automakers like Volvo and GM committing to broad selections of electric vehicles, the time when electric vehicles go mainstream is near at hand.
“But with Tesla and Toyota Prius as their main frame of reference, most Americans don’t fully understand how electric cars can enhance their daily lives. They are concerned about how driving an EV will alter their ownership experience, especially when it comes to keeping the battery in their car charged.
“Just as WiFi freed our computers from the need to be connected to an internet cable and Bluetooth freed our headphones from our cell phones, wireless charging will free our EVs from the process of plugging the car in. Breaking old habits and creating new ones is often a source of anxiety. Learning to live with an electric car and learning new charging protocols at the same time could be a drag on EV adoption.