Powering electric HGVs via overhead charging cables is a much cheaper solution for decarbonising the haulage sector than other methods, according to a mechanical engineer overseeing a government-funded project into the idea. Professor David Cebon, at the Centre for Sustainable Road Freight (CSRF), said topping up much smaller batteries on HGVs through catenary cables on the road was “the most technologically ready” system for road freight and was “surprisingly effective”. He was speaking after a consortium that included the CSRF, […]
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