'Truck Train' Cuts out Freight Trucks in a Dutch City's Core
September 7, 2011, 10am PDT
Cargohopper is a transportation system in Utrecht, the fourth largest Dutch city, that aims to replace freight trucks entering the city core. Electric trucks powered by solar panels take cargo from freight trucks to retailers in the city.
Freight trucks drop off their cargo 10 kilometers outside the city, and then it is picked up by Cargohopper. The system is also in Haarlem, and later this month in Enschede, writes A.K. Streeter for Treehugger.