Birò electric car’s battery can be removed for charging indoors

Posted by on Sep 16, 2013 in Automotive | No Comments
Birò electric car’s battery can be removed for charging indoors

By Ben Coxworth on September 12, 2013. Along with the ever-persistent problem of range anxiety, one of the things that keeps many people from taking electric cars seriously is the limited number of charging stations. What happens if your destination doesn’t have one, or if you have to park your car out on the street […]

ABB announces plan to build world’s largest network of EV fast-charging stations

Posted by on Jul 11, 2013 in Automotive, Environment | No Comments
ABB announces plan to build world’s largest network of EV fast-charging stations

By Ben Coxworth on July 10, 2013. If all goes according to plan, in two years The Netherlands will have the world’s largest nationwide network of EV fast-charging stations. It was announced this week that by 2015, there should be over 200 such stations along Dutch highways, leaving no resident farther than 50 km (31 […]

Tesla shows off 90-second battery swap System

Posted by on Jun 25, 2013 in Automotive | No Comments
Tesla shows off 90-second battery swap System

By Angus MacKenzie. June 21, 2013. As part of Tesla’s ongoing efforts to keep on Model S drivers on the road and away from the plug socket, the company has demonstrated a battery swapping service that takes a mere tick over 90 seconds – and is hands-free to boot. Tesla CEO Elon Musk pointed out […]