Gallery: Siemens to Test “eHighway” Overhead Electric Lines for Trucks ...

 

Overhead electric lines that power buses and streetcars are a common sight in California cities and towns, and they could soon be expanding to highways. At the 26th annual Electric Vehicle Symposium in Los Angeles last week, Siemens unveiled the “eHighway of the Future,” a system of electric lines that would be used to power specially-designed hybrid trucks. The eHighway is currently being tested in Germany, and pilot projects are planed for Los Angeles and Long Beach.

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  1. vladimir37 July 30, 2012 at 2:46 am

    I consider eHighway concept as a deadlock as a separate system but it has sense if Siemens wants to realize the evolutional theft of Global Intelligent Transportation System (GITS).
    The concept of GITS system was sent to Siemens on 12/12/2010.
    Read it for details here: http://www.global-its.org/gitsforum.htm
    Look at it and you understand a lot.
    Vladimir Postnikov

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