Ontario to Get E-Car Recharging Stations

Ontario is set to join the electric era with the installation of recharging stations which would allow drivers of electric cars to swap batteries.
January 20, 2009, 10am PST | Michael Dudley
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"Ontario is taking its first baby steps to position itself for the coming revolution in electric cars by backing a California high-tech company that plans to build battery recharging stations.

Better Place, based in Palo Alto, will unveil a pilot project at a news conference in Toronto today to build a recharging station in Ontario [which] would allow drivers to exchange a depleted electric vehicle battery at one of the company's stations for a fully charged one. Its first recharging station is slated for San Francisco, where Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has made a big push for cars with lower emissions."

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Published on Thursday, January 15, 2009 in The Globe and Mail
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