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It’s coming time to say goodbye to my Better Place electric car in Israel
Another disappointment in the sorry tale of the end of the dream of ending dependence on oil.
I actually get emotional about Better Place still. The promise was so great, the potential to change the world in a good way was there but many things went wrong.
My friend Andrew delivered to me a box that will dramatically improve the utility of my Better Place car.
A circus of a bankruptcy process threatens to extinguish even the small nucleus of infrastructure that remains.
Shai Agassi hasn’t said much publicly about the bankruptcy (I believe he is legally constrained in what he can say) but he has shared this petition on Facebook.
Better Place owners organised, mostly via Facebook and the new Electric Vehicle lobby group we've formed, to make sure owners showed up. We asked for 10 and I believe we had more than 15.
The biggest news is that we have guaranteed operation of all of Better Place's services for customers (switching, charging and telephone support) until June 13th.
It really wasn’t about saving money: It was about driving and feeling good about driving again.
Better Place is calling in the receiver. We don't know what will happen next.
That I unwrapped my very first electric car and drove her away
The figures are in, and they're pretty good.
I'm suggesting if you've been following a blog or a writer for a while but they don't know it, dash off a quick note or a tweet or something because I can tell you: it can and does make a real difference.
10 million electric km driven in Israel!