Gallery: Austrian Company Turns Phone Booths into EV Charging Stations

 

As more and more folks adopt cell phones, public phone booths across the globe are quickly becoming obsolete. And while mobile phones may be considerably more convenient than their public counterparts, what do you do with all those abandoned booths? Luckily, an Austrian telecommunications company came up with an innovative solution–turn those old-fashioned booths into battery recharging stations for electric cars, scooters and motorbikes.

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  1. hop May 6, 2010 at 6:44 am

    VOeC is the Association auf Austrian Caravan Retailers.

    The Association that issued those estimates is the VCÖ: http://en.vcoe.at/start.asp?ID=8033&b=142 .
    They are the eco friendly motoring club in Austria.

  2. brilang May 5, 2010 at 12:02 pm

    Phone Booth? What’s that? Haven’t seen one in years.

  3. calvin k May 5, 2010 at 10:45 am

    Oh ingenious idea! except maybe give it more juice so it won’t take 6 hours to charge a car (or maybe that’s what current tech allows?)

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