18 May 2023 | Abstracted from MIT Technology Review"Instead of owning the batteries that power our EVs, some companies want to rethink our relationship and are pushing batteries as a service. Pay a monthly subscription fee, and you could consistently change out the nearly-spent batteries powering your vehicle for fresh ones in swapping stations.
"If...you prefer to lease the [75kWh] battery [from Nio] you'll pay just under $50,000 up front, plus a monthly [subscription] fee of $135..."
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