Buried Electric Strips Power Up Korea's Online Electric Vehicle

By: Meghan Young - Published: Mar 11, 2010 • References: & fastcompany
The Online Electric Vehicle may change the whole transportation system as we know it--and that's quite a feat considering the eco-friendly overhaul it has currently been going through. Created in Seoul, South Korea, it's a unique sustainable vehicle that relies on the road to recharge.

The Online Electric Vehicle is currently going through a test run at an amusement park before potentially becoming part of a bus route in Seoul. Charging via electric strips buried in the ground, it uses a battery one-fifth the size of those used in standard electric cars and does away with those pesky overhead wires. Stats for Recharging Roads Trending: Older & Mild
Research: 2,300 clicks in 324 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: Online Electric Vehicle
Related: 56 examples / 43 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-55
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