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Infographic: Sweden tests world’s first electrified road

  • Published at 04:14 pm May 22nd, 2018
  • Last updated at 04:17 pm May 22nd, 2018
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The director General of the Swedish Transport Administration Lena Erixon, left, and the Swedish Minister for Infrastructure Tomas Eneroth, 2nd left, inaugurate the first 'eRoad' of its kind, an approximately two-kilometer-long electrified road on April 11, 2018 at Arlanda airport, north of Stockholm. AFP

Sweden is testing the first road of its kind that can charge a vehicle as it drives along. The state-funded scheme, named eRoadArlanda, could potentially help cut the high cost of electric cars

Some experts were sceptical about the impact of the development on the wider world of electric cars.