Comment: It would be ideal to be able to pull the electrical power

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It would be ideal to be able to pull the electrical power

from the road bed. If just the main expressways and the higher speed roads were equipped with an electrical supply it would make the electric car more viable. When the car is on the ex-way its being supplied by line power and simultaneously charging the on board batteries, on secondary roads its powered by batteries. An electric meter in the car would monitor electric consumption and charge based on use. The simplicity, efficiency and reduced cost of electric motors can't be beat by internal combustion motors, the only draw back is the power supply.