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  • Not a chance

    Company: Project Better Place
  • Shai Agassi is nothing but a smooth talker. He's the kind of guy who could sell ice to an eskimo, but I have yet to see any market research data to show how many people will actually buy into this and how they will make More...
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  • Better Place coming to America

    Company: Project Better Place
  • Thanks in large part to San Fran's audacious mayor Gavin Newsom, Better Place will start making an impact in the U.S. next year - as they begin to install the 250,000 charging stations around the San Francisco Bay area. More...
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  • re: atari311

    Company: Project Better Place
  • As mentioned by Greenquiltmaker, Better Place is not designed for a large, umbrella market segment. BPB is a system designed to enable regional pockets of environmentally conscious innovators, like the progressives of To More...
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  • Flaws, flaws, and more flaws

    Company: Project Better Place
  • After reading up on the company's website I see major problems that will prevent this idea from ever taking off: 1) The stated range goal is 100 miles per charge. This is obviously a highball - with a heavier load (mo More...
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  • Monopoly

    Company: Project Better Place
  • Greenquiltmaker makes a point: battery technology today is insufficient for the driving routines of the typical Americans. Batteries today are too costly, too big, doesn't last long enough; nearly any car company executi More...
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  • Business Model

    Company: Project Better Place
  • The PBP model is obviously not designed for getting EVERYone off gasoline powered cars. This is a niche product/service designed for the innovators crowd, meaning the people and areas who want to follow the cutting edge, More...
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  • Inevitable Obsolesence

    Company: Project Better Place
  • A couple issues I noticed with Better Place's business plan: 1) While electric cars today do not have a 200 mile+ range, battery technology will improve rapidly. It is in the forseeable future that electric cars that More...
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