A trial in England is hoping to significantly boost the range of electric cars by introducing roads that can charge the vehicles as they drive along them.

During the trials, vehicles will be fitted with wireless technology and special equipment will be installed beneath roads to replicate motorway conditions. Electric cables buried under the surface will generate electromagnetic fields, which will be picked up by a coil inside the device and converted into electricity.

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