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Siemens to take e-highway project to US

Siemens to take e-highway project to US

Siemens is to conduct demonstrations on a two-mile stretch of highway after installing a catenary system for electric and hybrid trucks in the vicinity of the largest US ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The company was awarded the associated contract by Southern California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD). The objective is…Continue Reading

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Scania, Hybrid with overhead line

Scania is testing a hybrid solution with an overhead powerline. This way the G360 can run on diesel on the long motorway legs while in town the truck can be driven electricaly. Scania is working with Siemens in Germany with the powerline system. Another solution is an electric magnetic field in the road. That system…Continue Reading

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Volvo dreams of battery-less electromobility

Volvo Trucks studies the possibility for long-haul trucks and buses to draw the juice they need from the road itself, making large onboard batteries a thing of the past. It looks Volvo’s been inspired by your old fashioned Scalextric racetrack, which should lie somewhere in the dust at your attic, or the attic of your…Continue Reading

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Scania Trolley Truck

Together with Siemens Scania developpes an electric powered truck with a pentograph, just like a train. Scania has for a long time explored the possibilities of electrifying the powertrain in buses and trucks. Siemens has been working with technology, in which vehicles receive power from a wire in the air via a pantograph on the…Continue Reading

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