Do you remember when Tesla unveiled a metal snake robot Supercharger that can automatically plug into your car?

The device was supposed to be added to Supercharger stations as part of Tesla autonomous driving ambitions in order to enable self-driving cars to recharge without anyone have to physically plug them in.

They have yet to materialize, but university researchers have now made a real version of the robot electric car fast-charging station – albeit with less of a cool science fiction look. expand full story