Better Place consortium launches electric taxi project with battery switch station at Schiphol airport

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A Better Place-led project consortium has launched an electric taxi project—including a battery-switch station—at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Awarded last year, the project consortium, “Greening European Transportation Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles,” is the first decarbonization infrastructure project co-financed by the European Union’s TEN-T program. taxis operated by three leading Dutch taxi companies—Connexxion, Bios and TCA.

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Better Place Secures $350M Series B Round led by HSBC Group

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Better Place, the global provider of EV networks and services, has signed an agreement with an HSBC-led investor consortium for new equity financing of $350 million. The announcement comes almost two years after Better Place announced its first car partnership and its first country deployment in Israel. Currently, Agassi said, the first full-fledged battery switch station is built and in operation and testing in a hanger in Israel.

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ENFICA-FC Fuel Cell Inter-City Aircraft Ready for Flight Testing

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The first high speed taxiing tests were successfully carried out on the Rapid 200-FC aircraft between 10 to 18 December of last year. million) is financed with funds allocated by the European Commission. The Rapid 200-FC in an aircraft braking test. Click to enlarge.

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