A Dump Truck is the World’s Largest Electric Vehicle

 A Dump Truck is the World’s Largest Electric Vehicle . Electric vehicles are quickly proliferating throughout the world. And most of most electric engines are  relegated to smaller vehicles. But the Elekto Dumper , a dump truck, is the largest electric vehicle (EV). Moreover, it dismisses the rule that EVs can’t handle serious work. And this EV don’t need charging as well.

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Furthermore, This truck is used in Switzerland to haul lime and marlstone, which contains clay and silt, from the sides of the mountains . The trip from quarry to cement factory 20 times in one day produces a surplus of 200 kilowatt-hours of energy (or 77 megawatt-hours per year). Whereas an average dump truck uses between 11,000 and 22,000 gallons of diesel fuel each year.

 The dump truck weighs 45 tons and ascends a hill at 13% grade. While going down, it’s twice as heavy, carrying 65 tons of ore.  Furthermore, it has a regenerative braking system which recaptures the energy created by going downhill this procedure refillsbattery’s charge for the next time the truck travels uphill.

Source: popularmechanics.com

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