Cutting the cables isn't just a nice way to tidy up your home electronics. Why are we plugging our electric cars into a socket, when we're living in a wireless world? Nissan's going to bring wireless charging to the Nissan Leaf — as early as 2013. Woot woot!
Top Gear is not a huge fan of electric cars. They dissed the Tesla Roadster pretty badly back in 2008, and Tesla is now suing them for libel. In Top Gear's most recent review, they made fun of the Nissan LEAF for dying on them in the middle of nowhere, but Nissan says they've got proof that Top Gear cheated.
A couple of weeks ago we saw how GM and Nissan were figuring out ways use old car batteries as a backup power supply for your house. Now Nissan has gone one step further, by revealing a plan that will simply tap into the power stored in your Nissan Leaf in the event of a blackout.