28 Nov '12, 8am

Each taxi from our electric taxi project at Amsterdam Airport is driving close to 600 electric km's on a single day

Better Place Delivers for Demanding Amsterdam Taxi Drivers Email AMSTERDAM – Better Place today announced the initial results of its innovative electric taxi project at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. With 10 electric taxis and one battery switch station in operation, each taxi is driving close to 600 electric kilometers on a single day. More than 4,000 trips totalling 135,000 electric kilometers have been made since the project started in September, demonstrating that high usage vehicles such as taxis on the heavily travelled Amsterdam – Schiphol corridor can go fully electric when supported by an integrated network solution. The pilot is on track and expects to deliver more than 80,000 electric kilometers per taxi per year. “The initial results prove that our model offers the convenience from the world’s most demanding customer segment – taxi drivers – and the response has b...

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