26 Jun '16, 10am

Siemens Proposes New Way To Power Electric Trucks

The other advantage of the system is the electric trucks would have enough battery power to drive from the nearest highway into cities without the need of overhead wires. Initially, the trucks would be diesel electric hybrids, but as the system is developed and battery technology advances, trucks would be able to switch over to battery power alone. The system would cost a fraction the price of alternatives like hydrogen fuel cells, and deliver as much as $227 billion in net savings over 30 years compared with other approaches, reports IDTechEx , which attended the presentation.

Full article: http://gas2.org/2016/06/26/siemens-proposes-new-way-power...

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