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The Nordic Secret to Heavy-Vehicle Electrification: Old-Fashioned Cables

Europe’s Nordic countries are resorting to a technology from 1880 in a bid to solve one of the latest challenges in vehicle electrification. Sweden and Norway are both building overhead power systems, similar to those used in electric trams dating back 136 years, in order to assist with the electrification of heavy-duty vehicles that are hard to move with existing battery technology alone.
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