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Old 12-03-2008, 04:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hawaii: Sunshine, surf—And soon, electric cars

Scientific American article about alternative energy company Better Place, which is planning to deploy electric cars in Israel, Australia, Denmark, and now, Hawaii.

Their plan is all electric cars, but the batteries will only be leased, and can be swapped at road side stations in a matter of minutes.

Hawaii: Sunshine, surf—And soon, electric cars: Scientific American Blog

Another Scientific American article about Better Place founder Shai Agassi.

Driven: Shai Agassi's Audacious Plan to Put Electric Cars on the Road

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Old 12-03-2008, 05:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I read that second article before... its a very ambitious, novel and likely potentially successful way to run a car company. As well, it is an AWESOME way to penetrate deeply into segregated markets like Isreal and Hawaii.

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