In 2008, Better Place partnered with Renault to build an electric car and create a system of battery swapping stations, but the concept never gained momentum.
The electric-car services company raises $200 million from GE and others to start an EV charging and battery-swapping network in Israel, Denmark, and Australia next year.
First of several electric vehicle battery-switching stations planned for Denmark gets installed just outside Copenhagen.
The company has revealed the locations for the first nine EV battery-charging stations. It plans to have 40 commercial locations in Israel by the end of this year.
A subscription plan for first European battery-swap center for e-cars offers convenience, but at a steep price.
San Francisco-area residents will see electric car taxis and automated battery-switching stations by the end of next year as part of a Department of Transportation-funded project.
EV battery-swap company to offer a self-charging option, as well as private swapping stations.
E-car services company opens a battery-swapping site in Tokyo, arguing that switching out is better than rapid charging.
Electric vehicle infrastructure company Better Place says it has reached a deal to work with China's Chery Automobile on new technology for the Chinese auto market.
Electric-car services company Better Place forges ahead with plan to install tens of thousands of charging stations and battery-switching locations in Israel by next year.