Better Place Unveils Electric-Car Software At Frankfurt Motor Show  

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Todd Woody at The New York Times' Green Inc blog has a post on some announcements from Better Place at the Frankfurt motor show - Better Place Unveils Electric-Car Software.

At the Frankfurt Motor Show on Tuesday, Better Place, which builds electric-vehicle charging networks, is expected to take the wraps off a software platform that tells drivers when and where to charge their batteries, while giving utilities the ability to manage the impact of tens of thousands of vehicles tapping into the power grid. ...

The car’s on-board software system, which Better Place calls AutOS, will run on Microsoft’s Windows Embedded software on an Intel Atom processor. A video display will tell drivers how far they can drive and the location of the nearest charging post or switch station. ...

The software rollout comes as Better Place faces competition from other electric car networks, including Coulomb Technologies and Ecotality.

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when will the nano solar panels be available to the general public
Regards T

No idea - I haven't seen any announcements about them selling material directly or to cell manufacturers.

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