The UK’s first electric motorway for trucks. that’s how it works
The first section will be of 30 kms and will allow fuel cell and hybrid trucks to be recharged while driving
It will be in 2024 when the first electric motorway in the United Kingdom will be operational to be used by hybrid, electric or fuel cell trucks.
During that stretch, These vehicles will not emit any type of polluting gases And in addition to being able to transmit in 100% electric mode as in the case of hybrid trucks, it will allow the battery to be charged.
The idea is that this initial 30-kilometer stretch is gradually increased until it covers more distance.
But what are these electric highways?
This is really nothing new, moreover, they use a system that was already used in cities many years ago and is still used in trams today.
The idea is that in the section that includes the electric highway Catanias are mounted and mounted on retractable pantograph hybrid, electric or fuel cell trucks, which are activated when they reach the area and allow the truck to receive power.
This electrical energy will be enough not only for the vehicle in question don’t waste energy to proceed with a maximum speed of 90 km/h but instead It will also recharge the battery, something very useful especially for 100% electric trucks.
There are important companies behind this project in the United Kingdom such as Continental, Kosten and Siemnes, which not only wants to implement these tests in the United Kingdom, but they expect to have more pilot projects in other countries by 2023.
Do you think it is a good solution for transporting goods by land?
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