by: Jo Borras
June 16, 2013
By running electrically-charged power lines through long stretches of highway roads, Volvo hopes to offer long-haul truckers electric vehicles that don’t have to stop to re-charge. Volvo’s doing this by bringing small toy technology from the 70s and 80s back, in a big way. I’m talking, of course, about slot-cars!
Those of you who’ve reached a certain age remember a time before Nintendo and Sega (let alone Xbox and PlayStation!), and you will recognize the words “slot-cars” immediately. For those of you too young to have experienced them, they worked like this …
Read more here: Volvo Predicts a Slot-car Future for Over-the-road Semis
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