21 Jun '13, 7pm

Tesla Debuts Battery Swapping Technology

Tesla Debuts Battery Swapping Technology

Tesla was able to complete two Model S battery pack swaps in less time than it takes to fill up an Audi. It was the rumble in the gas lane last night at Tesla’s cavernous warehouse in Hawthorne, Calif. CEO Elon Musk presided over an event meant to show off Tesla’s battery swapping technology. While it is cool technology, questions remain, such as whether there is a good business case for battery swapping and, if many are in line for a swap, if it will even save all the time Musk claims it will. The event started with a timed “race” between a car filling up at a gas station (the car was an Audi) and a live battery swap on a Tesla Model S . Of course the Model S won. Indeed, the first swap took only around 90 seconds so another swap was completed while the gas was still pumping. “We are working to improve” the battery swap time,” said Musk playfully. “Our goal here was to el...

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