Wireless induction charging for hybrid coastal ferry successfully tested

Wärtsilä's wireless charging system is the first in the world to operate successfully with a coastal ferry

Many readers will be familiar with induction charging systems thanks to their electric toothbrush or shaver, but the Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has successfully tested its automatic wireless induction charging system on a rather larger scale: a hybrid powered coastal ferry.

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