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Electric-Car Battery Swapping: What Do You Want To Ask Better Place?

Electric-Car Battery Swapping: What Do You Want To Ask Better Place?

If you’ve followed electric cars for a while, you’ll probably be familiar with the concept of swapping out a depleted battery pack with a freshly-charged one in the same amount of time it takes to fill a car with gasoline. Better Place, the first company to try and commercialize that... read more

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Video Shares Better Place Electric Car Battery Swap Experience

Less than a month ago, electric car infrastructure firm and battery swap specialist Better Place started deliveries of all-electric Renault Fluence Z.E. cars to customers in... read more February 17, 2012 by  25


 
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Better Place Delivers Electric Cars, Battery Swaps Become Real

Electric car battery swapping stations became reality yesterday as Better Place started delivering all-electric Renault Fluence Z.E. cars to customers in Israel. Unlike... read more January 24, 2012 by  19


 
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Better Place Electric Car Infrastructure Company Gets $200 Million Additional Funding

Better Place, charging infrastructure, battery leasing and global pioneer of rapid battery swap stations for electric cars, has just announced it has secured $200 Million of... read more November 14, 2011 by  3


 
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2012 Renault Fluence Z.E. Comprehensive Drive Report

You might not know it, but the 2012 Renault Fluence Z.E. electric car is technically the world’s most in-demand electric car. With a massive 100,000 cars ordered by... read more November 11, 2011 by  3


 
Electric Car Battery Swapping- Chinese Style

Say Hello To Electric Car Battery Swaps, Chinese Style

We all know that one of the biggest challenges facing electric cars is the fact that recharging a battery pack is orders of magnitude slower than filling a gasoline... read more August 2, 2011 by  3


 
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Bureaucrats Banish Better Place Because Charging Stations Aren’t Green

Did you hear about the Danish town where everything has to be Green? No, neither did we - until just now. Enter Frederiksberg Town Council, which has vetoed the installation... read more July 18, 2011 by  4


 
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Better Place Shows Off Europe's First Battery Switch Station

Better Place has moved a bit further down the road in its quest to corner the electric vehicle market. In Denmark, the company has just unveiled Europe's first Battery Switch... read more June 29, 2011 by  16


 
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Better Place Battery Swap Stations Head to China

What’s the best way to ensure that your electric vehicle technology gets adopted by as many consumers as possible? Take it to China, of course. That’s exactly... read more May 2, 2011 by  16


 
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Better Place: First Battery Swap Station, Profit In 2 Years?

Better Place, the ambitious program that's launching its electric-car service in Israel, opened its first battery-swap station there on Wednesday. At an event marking the... read more March 25, 2011 by  10


 
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Renault: Electric Car Battery Swapping Too Costly For Now

If you listen to the enthusiastic founder and CEO of Better Place Shai Agassi, the ability to swap depleted electric car battery packs for fully charged ones at a dedicated... read more March 22, 2011 by  5


 
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Leasing And Swapping Electric-Car Batteries: Will It Happen?

New-car buyers are already faced with a barrage of service contract offers, including extra-cost extended maintenance guarantees. In the future, proposes Charles... read more January 24, 2011 by  15


 
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Is There a Business Case for Electric-Car Battery Lease or Swap?

As 2010 draws to a close, we now have shipments of the 2011 Nissan LEAF and the 2011 Chevy Volt to customers around the United States. With the advent of these vehicles, is... read more December 22, 2010 by  31


 
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Want to Hail An Electric Taxi Cab? Head for San Francisco

Urban taxi service may be the equal of any proving-ground torture test. Taxis are driven hard, up to 20 hours a day, and must handle both bad roads and bad drivers. Those... read more October 29, 2010 by  7


 
Nissan electric taxi leaving Better Place battery switching station, Tokyo, April 2010

Better Place Launches Battery-Swap Test In Four Tokyo Taxis

This past Monday, the electric-vehicle infrastructure provider Better Place held a press conference in Tokyo at the site of its first completed battery-swap station to be put... read more April 29, 2010 by  2


 
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Report: Launching Renault EVs With Better Place in Denmark

Living in Denmark, I was recently able to sign up for a Renault Fluence Electric Vehicle, and was subsequently assigned # 25 on the waiting list. I also arranged an interview... read more April 28, 2010 by  3


 
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