Are swappable EV batteries really a dead end?

Are swappable EV batteries really a dead end?

Removing the battery from an electric vehicle and replacing it in a matter of minutes? Crazy. Swappable batteries have long been ridiculed by EV automakers, but they might have found a home in the wider world of e-mobility. Today on the JET Charge blog we’re asking what this tech really is, what it promises, and where it fits in an electric future.

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What is wireless EV charging?

What is wireless EV charging?

Norway leads the way once again as Oslo confirms plans to introduce wireless charging to the city’s taxi ranks. Once complete it will be the first wireless fast-charging available for taxis anywhere in the world. But how viable is wireless EV charging really? Will induction plates be replacing plugs anytime soon?

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Is the grid ready for EV mass adoption?

Is the grid ready for EV mass adoption?

The massive growth of EV availability and adoption is a showcase of the best the technology sector has to offer. Every passing year sees batteries last longer, cars drive more economically, and chargers deliver more power in less time. But while these developments are making individual EVs more energy-efficient, they might not be enough to combat the looming concern over mass adoption: overloading the grid.

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Watts vs. litres: changing the way we fuel

Watts vs. litres: changing the way we fuel

The big red lettering, the oily asphalt and the stink of petrol are an unfortunate necessity at service stations worldwide, and Australians have been putting up with them practically since federation. But a future without servos might not be so far away, so today we’re taking a look at what a post-petrol Australia might look like.

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