What Replaces Diesel?

by Viv Forbes, Australia.

Most farm tractors run on diesel. And every day hundreds of diesel trucks deliver food from farms and feedlots to processing plants and city cold rooms.

In the brave new world of zero emissions, how do we power these trucks and tractors?

They talk boldly of electric trucks. When an electric road train makes a round trip to collect cattle from a feedlot west of Dalby headed for Brisbane, where do they charge the batteries?

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The Faster She Goes, the More Power She Generates.

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One thought on “What Replaces Diesel?”

  1. I recall seeing the shell of a car being towed by several camels about twenty years ago. The cattle should tow the truck in our future Mad Max world.

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