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When you press the accelerator of a Smith truck, it moves forward briskly, smoothly and in eerie quiet.There are no tailpipe emissions, because there is no tailpipe, and no tank for gas or diesel. Smith trucks are powered by batteries—the same technology, basically, that General Motors, Toyota and a handful of start-up companies are struggling to bring to a mass market in automobiles. When and if they get there, they will find—if Smith CEO Bryan Hansel is correct—a fleet of hundreds of thousands of electric trucks already on the road.
Originally posted by StellarX
Alternatively we could just add battery stations to the fuel station network ( take a few minutes to swap out as i understand)or combine them and as those are a rather large component of the sticker price of electric cars never having to buy them will make them more affordable.
Originally posted by Cyprex
You just made me think of something... what they need is some kind of easily replaceable large battery, that you just exchange for a pre-charged one. Kind of like you do with propane tanks.
No need for charging stations!