These are Honda's concept Mobile Power Packs.

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They are small, 1KWh battery packs that can be used to power a desktop, as seen here.

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But, Honda says in the future they may wind up powering small EVs, like scooters. 

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When used in a pair like this, you could swap one without losing power. 

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The connectors on the bottom mean you can just pick these up and drop them into place. 

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iPhone 5C running low on juice? You're good. 

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A key part of the solution is the swapping station. 

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Just bring your depleted battery here...

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...drop it in the machine...

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...and take another, fully charged one out!

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The Mobile Power Packs are still in testing, but will be seen in the wild starting next year. 

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