Electric cars have always been the subject of more talk than action, and only a handful are on the road in Denmark. But now the biggest Danish power company is working with a Silicon Valley start-up in a $100 million effort to wire the country with charging poles as well as service stations that can change out batteries in minutes, according to the New York Times.
Although this plan may seem appealing to a few, some consumers and industry experts are still skeptical. "There is a psychological barrier for consumers when their car is dependent on a battery station," says one energy professor. "It's risky." Newswer
The Silicon company is making a big push to test in Denmark and Israel, and the push towards electric cars will continue.