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Electric car startup Better Place liquidating after $850 million investment

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.

By 27 May 2013


Better Place signs on GE for e-car network

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.

By 15 November 2011


Better Place showcases first Europe station

First of several electric vehicle battery-switching stations planned for Denmark gets installed just outside Copenhagen.

By 29 June 2011


Better Place unveils plans for 9 stations in Israel

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.

By 25 March 2011


Better Place a good deal for Danish drivers?

A subscription plan for first European battery-swap center for e-cars offers convenience, but at a steep price.

By 4 March 2011


SF Bay Area taps Better Place for electric taxis

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.

By 28 October 2010


Better Place recharges business model with GE

EV battery-swap company to offer a self-charging option, as well as private swapping stations.

By 23 September 2010


Better Place swaps electric taxi batteries in Tokyo

E-car services company opens a battery-swapping site in Tokyo, arguing that switching out is better than rapid charging.

By 26 April 2010


Better Place to work with Chery on electric cars

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.

By 25 April 2010


Israeli gas stations to swap Better Place car batteries

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.

By 9 February 2010