Electroad is Testing Roadways That Will Charge Electric Vehicles

By: Joey Haar - May 17, 2017
References: digitaltrends
Electric vehicles are continuing to grow in popularity as engineers and automakers solve the technological issues around things like range and power source limitations, and Electroad is an Israeli technology company preparing for the inevitable future in which electric vehicles dominate the roads. The company has developed a surface material to go on roads that can charge electric vehicles while they drive over top of it, essentially solving the two problems named above if implemented on a broad scale.

Electroad's tech is more than just a theory. The Israeli government has announced that it will run a pilot program with the charging roads on a half-mile strip in Tel Aviv. Though most cars aren't currently equipped to reap the benefits, the city's public buses (which are EVs themselves) will be charged by the road.