ATW #2612 – Electric Roads Solve EV Range At No Taxpayer Cost

May 18th, 2022 at 11:00am

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Internet Premiere: 05/18 @ 11:00am ET
Detroit Public TV: 05/29 @ 10:30am ET

Michele Mueller, MDOT
Tim Sylvester, Integrated Roadways
Jeremy McCool, HEVO
John McElroy,

Powered roads, where EVs pick up electric power from the road as they drive, is a dream that goes back decades. But now a convergence of technologies could turn it into reality. Prefabricated road sections with embedded sensors and inductive charging are the game changing technologies. By collecting data that can be monetized and by selling electricity, private industry wants to build these roads—at no cost to taxpayers.

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One Comment to “ATW #2612 – Electric Roads Solve EV Range At No Taxpayer Cost”

  1. Pat Y Says:

    All I heard was, “now companies will be able to track your location even if you leave you cell phone at home”.

    I use to love tech, but the cost to our personal privacy has just gotten unbearable.