03 Sep '12, 3pm

Better Place consortium launches electric taxi project with battery switch station at Schiphol airport: A Bette...

Better Place consortium launches electric taxi project with battery switch station at Schiphol airport 3 September 2012 A Better Place-led project consortium has launched an electric taxi project—including a battery-switch station—at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The company also announced the appointment of Paul Harms as CEO of Better Place Netherlands. Harms previously served as CEO of Athlon Netherlands and as an Executive Vice President of Athlon Car Leasing International. Awarded last year, the project consortium, “Greening European Transportation Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles,” is the first decarbonization infrastructure project co-financed by the European Union’s TEN-T program. The Battery Switch Station was built in partnership with Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and will initially serve 10 Renault Fluence Z.E. taxis operated by three leading Dutch taxi companies—...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2012/09/bp-20120903.html

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