Audi Offers Wireless Charger

Audi vehicle owners can now add to their vehicle, s system that will charge the battery of a cell phone or other personal communication device without having to plug in.

The innovative wireless charger, a collaboration involving the Audi Electronics Research Lab, Qualcomm Incorporated and Peiker Mobile Communications, effectively eliminates the clutter and complexity of having multiple devices connected for charging purposes. The device is powered by a single connection and charges mobile phones and PDAs that are conveniently situated within reach of the driver. Digital displays on both the phone and the Audi audio system indicate that the equipment is charging.

The wireless charger is another example of how Audi is enhancing its owner experience through innovation in electronics and connectivity, said David Tait, Audi of America lead After Sales executive.

“The Audi experience is one that continues to evolve, even as owners discover new ways to enjoy their vehicle and integrate its benefits into their lifestyle. We’re very pleased to introduce one more example of that with the hassle-free, wireless charger,” said Tait.

Prices and availability were not announced.

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