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  • Mary Che

A modern approach suggests swapping battery for urban electric taxis

As electric vehicle adoption reaches an inflection point and the buildout of charging infrastructure lags behind, battery swap is back in fashion, according to a new crop of startups looking to give the technology another try. This is something different from battery reconditioning.



Later City News: Taxis are often motivated to drive in crowded areas to earn more money by serving customers.


A research recently published by journal of Sustainable Cities and Society confirms that battery swapping is an efficient and fast recharging method enabling taxi drivers to go to a battery swapping station (BSS) and replace their empty batteries with full ones.