2015 Cadillac ATS to Welcome Wireless Charging
Turbo Four Gets More Torque, Too
The 2015 Cadillac ATS—Coupe and Sedan—will help introduce wireless charging to the Wreathless Crest brand for the new model year, with the technology also slated to launch for the 2015 Cadillac CTS this fall and for the all-new 2015 Cadillac Escalade "at the end of 2014," according to the company.
As will likely be the case for the latter pair, too, the system in the 2015 Cadillac ATS relies on Powermat technology that is built right into car. More specifically, a rubberized mat will be incorporated into the hidden center-stack storage bin in the ATS, then leverage an electromagnetic field to provide charging for the drivers' digital devices. The process will be simple and seamless for owners, while further meeting a growing new demand. Explained Ryan Sanderson, associate director for Power Supply & Storage Components at IHS Technology: “A recent survey from IHS revealed that 70 percent of consumers charge their mobile phone at least once per day,with 30 percent charging more than once.