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Re: Ban on new petrol and diesel cars in UK from 2030 under PM's green plan

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Because batteries don't have enough capacity. Not much point in having a big truck with half the weight used up by battery, similarly with public transport they need to run all day without much stopping (although wireless charging at bus stops would be a good option here).
we already have trams which run on electricity.

there are already trials with trucks running on wired electricity. it would be great if this works out as it is extremely wasteful to have a large battery in every car when most long distance miles are done on major roads which could be electrified.
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