Bay Area Startup Looks to Change Way Electric Vehicles Charge Up

While cleaner-driving electric vehicles are catching on, they still take a lot longer to charge up than regular cars take to gas up. But now a Bay Area startup wants to change that by battery swapping.

Ample is a San Francisco startup that wants to give electric car owners an option other than charging stations that take hours to charge your car.

The battery swap takes about ten minutes.

“At the end of the day, our competition is gas,” said Khaled Hassouna, Ample CEO. “What we want to do is offer a solution as cheap, as fast, as convenient as gas.”

And in another nod to the environment, it

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