Unknown to a few, General Motors is an investor in Powermat, a company that specializes in developing wireless charging solutions. Last 2011, GM invested around $5 million in Powermat, eventually hinting that it would use such technology on GM cars. Ran Poliakine, the CEO of Powermat, says that we can expect the first GM cars supporting wireless charging next year.
This is good news for both mobile users and GM customers. They will soon be able recharge their phone's batteries by simply resting them on a Powermat surface. General Motors, however, will be facing tight competition against Toyota and Chrysler, who also offer wireless charging technology on cars.
According to IHS, globalshipments of wireless charging devices are expected to rise up to 100 million come 2015.
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