The Israeli corporation ElectRoad plans to build a lane for electrically-powered busses in Tel Aviv. The batteries for the busses will be charged by the special lane on which they run, meaning they will not require a charging station.
At the moment, a 2,625-foot (800 meter) long section of road is being converted as a test case. If this section operates successfully, a longer 11-mile (18 kilometer) stretch of road between Eilat and the new airport at Ramon will be built.
The developments by ElectRoad enable the busses to charge their batteries while they are traveling without the use of cables. Additionally, there are plans that in the future the busses will transmit charge back to the lanes by using the energy that is released when vehicles brake.
The company’s vision, which is fully supported by the Israel...
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