Beijing Plans for Electric Vehicle Battery Exchanges and Fast Charge Stations

City already has 50 battery electric buses in operation, serviced by pilot charging stations.

Published: 01-Feb-2010

Beijing will transform part of the existing petrol filling stations and increase the number of electric vehicles charging stations, making integrated refuel and charge service stations to provide both services.

At present, the first batch of a total of 50 pure electric buses are already running, while the pilot charging stations established for this purpose have also begun operation. In addition, Beijing Municipal Science & Technology Commission has begun to study how to charge electric vehicles like taxis and passenger cars in fixed charging stations.

Beijing has proposed two modes planned for the charging stations.

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