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Siemens’ New Electric Trucks Hanging On A Wire

  German conglomerate Siemens has introduced a new electric truck that uses overhead electrical wires to power hybrid trucks. Unveiled at the Electric Vehicle Symposium in LA this week, the ”eHighway of the Future” concept puts overhead catenaries over heavily-traveled trucking routes. When hybrid diesel-electric trucks pass below, they run on electric power only. No wires? No [...]
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2015 Nissan Navara: Electric model possible, hybrid less likely

Vehicles / Cars : Car Advice (4 days ago)

The all-new Nissan Navara brings with it a pair of downsized turbo diesel engines, but the brand is already looking at a possible electric vehicle version of the popular pick-up truck. Takashi Fukui, Nissan Navara chief vehicle engi... Read Post

Siemens electrifies trucks with trolley technology

Vehicles / Cars : Car Tech (2 years ago)

Siemens is testing its eHighway concept on a closed track in Europe. (Credit: Siemens) City buses, street cars, and regional rail all over the world run on electricity, garnered from overhead lines. Now Siemens wants to employ the s... Read Post

Siemens to Test “eHighway” Overhead Electric Lines for Trucks in California

Lifestyle / Green Living : Inhabitat (2 years ago)

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... Read Post


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