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Did you know Sweden has unveiled eRoadArlanda, the first electrified road in the world?

This week, Sweden unveiled eRoadArlanda, the first electrified road in the world. The 2-kilometer (1.2-mile) stretch of pavement uses a pair of electric rails to transfer energy from the road to an EV above it via a mechanical arm.
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https://futurism.com/ev-charging-roads-sweden/

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No, and to be honest, I don't think they're all that great an idea.
For one thing, they're developing systems that can charge a car in the same time it takes to fill a car with gas.
Plus, I can't help but think these roads would have a whole lot of problems, especially in the huge segment of the country that gets snow.
I can just imagine the problems the snow, and snow removal methods would cause.
Imagine a snowplow barreling through an intersection perpendicular to these charging rails. Yikes!

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