EV battery-swapper Better Place announced today it's partnering with General Electric to recharge its business model.
The GE partnership will augment Better Place stations by offering GE's WattStation charging service in addition to Better Place's existing battery-swapping service.
The WattStation is a Level 2 electric-vehicle charging station with 240-volt chargers compatible with any standard EV--similar to the Ecotality Blink station and Coulomb Technologies ChargePoint station.
A GE WattStation, depending on the car, can fully recharge an EV battery in as short as four hours, according to GE.
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