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The technology that asdf is asking about already exists. It's called a "trolleycar", that is a trolleybus with a car form factor.

That would be a way for electrical cars to refuel in transit.

Asdf's transducing car has no "freedom" advantage over trains in that it still needs to run on a dedicated road. The real advantage of cars in that respect is that it allows off-roading. There's also the individual freedom aspect of "this is my own vehicle I'm riding".

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by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Mon Feb 6th, 2006 at 10:12:38 AM EST
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