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EV Taxis Switch Batteries to Save Charging Time

November 1, 2010 / No Comments

In the US, the state of California has been known for being more environmentally conscious and for far longer than the rest of the country. In a move that will continue to set and example to the rest of the country and the world, a new plan has been announced that will bring an electric taxi program to the Californian ...

Tokyo embraces Better Place’s switchable-battery electric taxis

April 27, 2010 / No Comments

Japanese taxis are the cleanest, most modern, and the drivers are the most polite and service-oriented people you would get to meet. And, anyone would agree with the fact that electric vehicles have done much in promoting this culture of environmental sustainability, cleanliness and excellent service. .

Shai Agassi: Israel to Become World’s Leader in Electric Cars

July 29, 2008 / 2 Comments

Considering his visions, some say that Shai Agassi is Israel's T. Boone Pickens. If the Texas oilman is trying to switch to wind power as the next big thing, the 40 year old Israeli software whiz kid, is obsessed with making his country the world's leader in electric cars. Agassi, has an Israeli government-backed plan that runs through his company Better ...