At every third or fourth stop, a charging mechanism on the roof of the bus engages an overhead receptacle that’s installed at the stop
A new flash-charging system for electric buses delivers 15-second-long battery boosts at selected stops
When you think of an electric bus, you probably either picture a vehicle that has to stay constantly connected to overhead trolley cables, or that attempts to run its entire route on one charge of its onboard batteries. In Geneva, however, they’re trying something else – a system in which an electric bus takes 15 seconds to receive an energy boost at selected stops.
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