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Germany is electrifying part of the autobahn to cut freight emissions

Semi trucks are massive energy hogs, but Germany aims to change that. We rely on trucks to get the goods we need from one place to another, but all of those semi trucks spew a lot of pollution. So Siemens and the German state of Hesse teamed up to create a 6-mile stretch of eHighway on the autobahn, where trucks can connect overhead electric cables while driving on the road, and move back to diesel power when they aren't.
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