Sweden Makes Bold Push for Green Vehicles by Electrifying Country’s Highways

System uses powered track that charges cars and trucks as they travel, with goal to convert all 20,000 kilometers of the major highways in Sweden.

While many countries are setting timetables for moving away from new cars using gasoline or diesel, and there is much interest in electric trucks on the part of shippers looking for green shipping alternatives, a stubborn problem remains: the batteries in today’s e-vehicles have a very limited range, and charging stations are far from ubiquitous and take a long time to repower a car or truck.

One hope is that battery and charging technology will advance soon enough to allow greater miles per charge and to enable much more rapid charging.

But while engineers are hard at work on those issues, how and when they will be solved in a way that meets market needs is speculative at best.

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