Electric Roads May Be In Our Future (eMercedes Benz, May 4, 2011)
Today’s review article describes a new application of an idea developed over 100 years ago which would power vehicles as they are driven on highways. This would lighten the significant load vehicles must carry with energy stored in batteries, which in turn reduces the energy demand, fuel consumption and emissions produced along roadways. It also means that the huge infrastructure of charging stations needed to support the next generation of e-vehicles would be met through electrified roads.
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