Gallery: Tesla to Develop Swappable Battery Scheme for its Model S

 

Considering an EV but worried about running out of range during long road trips? Electric carmakers have come up with a potential solution: switchable battery packs. Better Place has been rolling out these exchangeable battery packs in Israel and Denmark over the last year, and now Tesla wants to make switchable batteries a reality for its Model S range.

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  1. lazyreader May 5, 2011 at 7:44 am

    The idea of swapping out the battery stems from the fact it takes so long to charge it. A convenient service for Tesla cars, especially it’s 60,000+ dollar Model S. I have nothing against cars for wealthy people. Just cars for wealthy people, paid for with our tax money.————-

    http://www.dailyfinance.com/2009/09/15/tesla-motors-gets-a-465-million-taxpayer-loan-why/

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kwO-xnkFdco

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