Norway – Europe’s first battery replacement station launched

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Norway is on a great path to becoming the first country in the world to operate exclusively on electric vehicles. That’s why it’s not strange what it is Chinese manufacturer electric cars The NIO has launched the first battery replacement station in Europe in this country. By the end of 2022, electric car drivers in this country will have 20 more such stations at their disposal.

The whole process is very simple, when the driver notices that it is necessary to charge the battery, he simply stops at the station and in five minutes replaces the empty battery with a full one and continues on his way.

NIO has chosen Norway as the starting point for conquering the market in Europe, so it is not surprising that they are planning to expand the network of battery replacement stations.

This novelty comes at a time when the company is introducing the NIO ES8 model which is the first electric car made for this market. The car is equipped with a battery with a capacity of 100 kWh and with one charge can cover about 500 kilometers and has the option of replacing the battery.

According to NIO’s plans, it is possible to open battery replacement stations in other European cities as early as this year. Germany is one of the countries that will get one such station in the future.

In China, NIO already has more than 700 battery replacement stations, and the plan is to install 4,000 (including 1,000 outside China) by the end of 2025.

Year after year, the demand for electric cars is growing, because these vehicles do not use fossil fuels and do not emit emissions of harmful gases affecting climate change i air quality which we breathe.

Milica Radičević

Source: Energetski portal Srbije by

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