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.
Hawaii residents will be able to charge their electric vehicles for free at Better Place's 130 charge spots on four islands for the remainder of the year.
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.
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.
E-car services company opens a battery-swapping site in Tokyo, arguing that switching out is better than rapid charging.