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Better Place Starts Electric Car Order Taking In July

Renault Fluence Z.E. will sell in Israel for equivalent of just under $35,000US with service plans starting at $309US.

Published: 16-May-2011

Better Place has unveiled the price of the electric cars it will be selling in Israel, the Renault Fluence ZE: NIS 123,000. That's a hair more than gasoline-fueled cars of similar size.

Buyers can start placing orders in July and the cars should start arriving toward year-end.

Better Place, founded by ex-tech entrepreneur Shai Agassi, also revealed that initially it will be offering five service packages whose prices will depend on the client's mileage. Each package includes installation of a charging point at the client's home, unlimited battery replacements and unfettered access to Better Place charging points for four years.

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