Better Place says wider public and car companies weren't ready to support its technology, which allows an electric car to switch battery packs in five minutes. Better Place has some 2,000 users in Israel driving a Renault Fluence ZE, the only compatible car.
An electric car company known as Better Place has ended its US and Australian operations, Read writes. What does that say about the future of electric cars?
Israel could be the first country with a nationwide electric car network, thanks to Better Place. A battery swapping station just opened outside Tel Aviv.