Sweden is testing the first road of its kind that can charge a vehicle as it drives along. The state-funded scheme, named eRoadArlanda, could potentially help cut the high cost of electric cars. If you could directly charge electric cars as they were travelling along the highway the two biggest barriers to their success – range anxiety and cost – would be eliminated. This infographic is designed for media publishers rather than teachers, but made available so classes can be related to live news events.
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