29 Apr '11, 3am

Israel Will Soon Be A 'Better Place' For Electric Vehicles #transportation #EV #energy

Israel Will Soon Be A 'Better Place' For Electric Vehicles #transportation #EV #energy

Over the next eight months, Better Place will install thousands of new charging stations across Israel, giving customers the freedom to drive from one end of the country to the other in an electric car with virtually no range limitations. Electric vehicles (EVs) have the potential to change the world. Some industry experts say that by the end of this decade, oil and gas-powered transportation will be all but obsolete, and most drivers will be whizzing about in a cleaner, quieter, electric vehicle instead. Better Place was started by Israeli native Shai Agassi in 2007. In addition to building electric cars, the company also specializes in building the entire charging infrastructure so that EVs can be free from the stubborn limits of battery life. As part of its deployment plan for Israel, Better Place has revealed the locations for the first nine of 40 'battery switch stati...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/environment/blog/israel-will-...

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