In the automotive world, the current consensus is that battery electric vehicles are the best choice, offering zero tailpipe emissions and around one-third the carbon footprint over their lifespan than conventional ICE vehicles. However, ramping up infrastructure and achieving universal coverage of electric cars is expected to take a couple more decades yet, and interim solutions will be needed to address the urgent need for action. So what are the options?
Battery swapping has become a hot topic as the market for EVs has grown. Range anxiety, long charging time, and expensive lithium batteries remain the biggest roadblocks to greater adoption of EVs. Through battery swapping, these issues have seemingly been solved. To find out for sure, we’ve asked real users of battery swapping services how they feel about the experience.
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