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GE, Better Place team up to accelerate global EV infrastructure

General Electric, which recently unveiled its electric vehicle (EV) charger called the WattStation, has teamed up with battery swap specialist Better Place to accelerate the adoption of a global EV infrastructure. The duo will attack the industry on all fronts. Under the partnership, GE and Better Place will develop a ba

Renault Fluence Z.E. field tests begin in Israel

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Better Place finishes successful Tokyo taxi battery swap trials, Israel and Denmark are next

Electric vehicle infrastructure provider Better Place has concluded a three-month field test in Tokyo to prove its battery swapping technology works as promised. In cooperation with Nissan and battery supplier A123 System, three Rogue crossovers were converted to electric drive and given replaceable batteries. The battery-powered Rogue

Video: Ride along as a real-world battery swap takes place in less than two minutes

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Better Place signs MOU with Chery Automotive, battery swapping headed to China

Over the weekend in Beijing, electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure pioneer Better Place announced that it signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China's Chery Automotive. The deal will help Better Place bring its oft-talked about battery-swapping technology

Better Place will test first ever commercial battery swap later this month

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Seriously off oil: Better Place's first electric vehicle demonstration center in Israel

Better Place has been signing deals to install its battery swapping and electric vehicle recharging station network around the world, for example, in Denmark, Tokyo and Sebastian Blanco

Better Place thinks electric cars deserve a software-driven safety net

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Better Place finishes first 1,000 battery swaps without problems

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Thinking through the Better Place strategy: is it seriously flawed?

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