Car 2.0. Electric, with a smart grid

Better Place plans to build a $1 billion electric vehicle charging network in the Bay Area with the support of city and state policies, the region that brought you the 2.0 moniker stands poised to usher in a whole new transportation paradigm for the digital age.

Just plug the car into a charging station when parked and let it recharge. Coming soon to San Francis

The charge will be controlled by smart software and a communication network, which will determine how much electricity will be used at any given time so that the utility can manage the load on the power grid.