HGVs and vans could benefit from on-road electric charging infrastructure


 

Early adoption of wireless electric vehicle recharging within the freight sector is a key ingredient to the future roll-out of ‘charge-as-you-drive’ technology, according to a Highways England report. The recommendation was made in a feasibility study carried out by the Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) into the introduction of dynamic wireless power transfer (DWPT) technology on the strategic road network (SRN). DWPT will enable long-distance travel for electric vehicles without the need to stop and boost batteries by using underground charging […]