Trucks start rolling down California eHighway

Siemens started testing its "eHighway of the Future" concept in Germany back in 2012, with commercial vehicles retrofitted with a diesel/electric powertrain drawing electricity from overhead cables to zip along on electric motor power only. Public highway trials in Sweden followed, and now the US has joined the party with a mile-long demo near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach... Continue Reading Trucks start rolling down California eHighway Category: Automotive Tags: California Electric Vehicles Siemens Related Articles: Siemens to construct eHighway on German autobahn Record-setting electric plane tows glider up into the sky in seconds New super-efficient Siemens HQ slashes energy use, ups style Tech turns trains into track inspectors Siemens previews additive manufacturing on the

Trucks start rolling down California eHighway

Siemens started testing its "eHighway of the Future" concept in Germany back in 2012, with commercial vehicles retrofitted with a diesel/electric powertrain drawing electricity from ...

Fri 10 Nov 17 from Gizmag

One way to curb freight emissions: Put trucks on an electric catenary system

A one-mile stretch of highway in Los Angeles will be used to test the idea.

Fri 10 Nov 17 from Arstechnica

This Electric Highway Powers Trucks Without Recharging

A new pilot project in L.A. is testing whether the fastest and easiest way to get clean trucking might be to electrify the trucks from above. Near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, ...

Thu 9 Nov 17 from Fastcompany Tech

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