28 May '14, 3am

A flash charger that can juice up an electric bus in under 15 seconds!

A flash charger that can juice up an electric bus in under 15 seconds!

The project is a partnership between several innovative companies, including ABB , OPI and the Geneva energy company SIG. If everything works as planned, it could spell the end for overhead lines and will give mass transit more flexibility and make cities more beautiful by removing the webbing of overhead power lines. “Through flash charging, we are able to pilot a new generation of electric buses for urban mass transport that no longer relies on overhead lines,” says Claes Rytoft, ABB’s CTO. “This project will pave the way for switching to more flexible, cost-effective, public transport infrastructure while reducing

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