Auto giant Daimler and German utility RWE will launch a network of 500 battery-charging stations next year, a trial meant to give electric car drivers the freedom to power up while on the go.
The project, called e-mobility Germany, will have Daimler and its Smart subsidiary supply 100 electric town cars. RWE will install and run the charging stations in Berlin, the companies announced last Friday.
The cars will be equipped with communication equipment that will allow consumers to have their cars charged at different locations and be billed to one account.
Charging stations are expected to be installed at … Read more