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'Truck Train' Cuts out Freight Trucks in a Dutch City's Core

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.
September 7, 2011, 10am PDT | Kristopher Fortin
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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.

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Published on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Treehugger
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