Last week, the Australian government has revealed plans to build a new, 1800 kilometer-long electric highway on coastal roads running along the Great Barrier Reef. featuring free EV charging stations. The project is an effort to promote EVs in Australia as countries like Britain and France move to completely ban the sales of diesel and […]
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A section of Route 66 in Missouri will soon be covered in solar panels from Idaho startup, Solar Roadways. “It gets Missouri and MDOT prepared for 21st century innovations,” says Tom Blair, who heads the Road to Tomorrow initiative. “We expect them to be in place, I’m hoping, by the end of this year, maybe before […]
Range anxiety is a common theme in arguments against electric vehicles, and it is a valid argument. But what if electric vehicles could drive…forever? Sounds crazy, but the idea of an in-road electric car charging system isn’t new. It is receiving a fresh look from researchers at Stanford University however, who want to use magnetic […]
Britain has just announced the world’s first national EV charging network, according to the British paper The Guardian. Before we get too excited though, let’s delve into the particulars. Will they be free to use? Check. Will they be green? Check—every one of them will run on wind power. Will they be available in every part of the country? Check.
EV charging stations are popping up on the sides of highways in parts of Europe. Finally America is getting on board; and once again the West Coast is setting the standard for the future. I-5 in Washington State will become part of the West Coast Green Highway system on the west coast. In time California […]
Writing about the maybe-future means writing about a lot of concepts that have no basis in reality. Sometimes it means coming up with ideas of my own. What about an all-electric highway made for fast EVs like the Superbus? Maybe it is just the spring air talking, or maybe I caught a whiff of whatever […]