Already in testing in Sweden, Italy is launching itself in the electrified motorways: the construction is scheduled for the end of 2019.
At first, it will be a portion of 6 kilometers between Brescia and Milan will be electrified then 60 kilometers if the tests are conclusive. The goal is to reduce pollution by more than 80% according to experts.
At present, this region of Italy is the most polluted of Europe.
Germany also broke through with a 10-kilometer test line near Frankfurt.