South Korea is trying a new way to turn public transport green by using a technology popular in electric toothbrushes and razors to power buses and cars.
The country's top technology university on Tuesday unveiled a new electric transport powered by recharging strips embedded in roads that transfer energy through magnetic connections. There are no direct connections with wires.
Vehicles with sensor-driven magnetic devices on their underside suck up energy as they travel over the strips embedded a few centimeters under the road.
"The technological concept behind the idea has been around for about 100 years. We have … Read more