Photo Gallery: Should Germany Invest in E-Trucks?
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Photo Gallery: Should Germany Invest in E-Trucks?

Making Trolleys Out of Trucks 'Green' Transport Idea Is Expensive Folly

The German engineering giant Siemens is researching the idea of using overhead electricity lines to power truck traffic. But the state-supported project makes no sense. It would cost billions to implement -- and only lead to higher fuel consumption and more pollution.
Translated from the German by Ella Ornstein