car battery :
- n a lead-acid storage battery in a motor vehicle; usually a 12-volt battery of six cells; the heart of the car's electrical system
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- Tesla 90-second battery swap to cost $60 to $80
Tesla will allow drivers to fully charge their car battery in just 90 seconds for $60 to $80. The first battery swaps, slated to be in service later this year, will be available between Los Angeles and San Francisco.
June 21, 2013 - The Christian Science Monitor
- Tesla's 90 second battery swaps will power EVs faster than gas pumps fill tanks (video)
Tesla founder Elon Musk has mentioned battery swap service stations as an even faster alternative to charging for EV drivers, and tonight the company showed just how efficiently it can be done. In a demonstration at its design studio, it beat what it claims is the fastest gas pump in LA by exchanging a drained car battery pack for a fresh fully charged one in just 90 seconds. When the $500,000 ...
June 21, 2013 - Engadget
- Watch: Tesla Shows Off 90-Second Battery Swapping
Tesla Motors has designed its Model S to be capable of fast battery swapping, which can ultimately prove to be a better solution than charging the car battery According to Tesla, swapping a battery in the Model S takes about 90 seconds, and the driver never has to get out of the car. The process is as simple as driving the car onto a designated spot, where a platform rises up from the ground ...
June 21, 2013 - Mashable