Wirelessly charged electric cars could be available to buy as soon as 2017, according to the company developing the technology with car manufacturers.

Qualcomm Halo has been working on wireless charging technology for several years, and  in August unveiled a BMW i8 and i3 fitted with a prototype version of the system. These cars will be used as safety and medical response vehicles for the new Formula E electric racing championship, where they need to be able to deploy rapidly – something that wouldn’t be possible if they were plugged in to charge.

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