Future Toyota electric vehicles will recharge wirelessly thanks to WiTricity

Wireless power company WiTricity announced on Thursday that it has entered an intellectual property licensing agreement with Toyota(s tm). The auto-maker will “offer wireless charging power capture devices on their future rechargeable hybrid electric and battery electric vehicles,” meaning that its cars won’t need to be physically plugged in for a re-charge. Instead, using WiTricity’s technology, the vehicles will get their battery charge without wires, presumably through a charging pad on the ground under the vehicle.