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Mitsubishi to help Oregon build electric car network

10 April 2009 | Portland Business Journal
Mitsubishi Motors North America today became the second auto-maker to commit to helping Oregon build a statewide electric vehicle charging network.
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Electric car race for £7 million

10 April 2009 | ETA
One-hundred-and-eleven teams have entered the Progressive Auto X Prize , a competition that will award $10million (£7m) to vehicles that can achieve a fuel efficiency equivalent to 100mpg.
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Fisker Automotive to Receive Additional $85M for Developm...

9 April 2009 | Automotive.com
IRVINE, Fisker Automotive, Inc., a leading producer of advanced green technology automobiles, announced today it has entered into definitive agreements to receive an additional $85 million in venture capital funding f...
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Michigan car battery plan gets $220 million boost

8 April 2009 | Chicago Tribune
LANSING, Mich. - Michigan has expanded its tax incentive program for companies developing and making advanced batteries used in hybrid and electric vehicles.
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Chicago Unveils First Networked Solar Plug-In Station for...

8 April 2009 | Coulomb technologies
Coulomb Technologies ChargePoint Network and Carbon Day Automotive Deliver Solar Plug-In Stations
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China's E6 electric car: 'We're not trying to save the wo...

6 April 2009 | The Guardian
Its release imminent, BYD Auto's revolutionary E6 electric car is integral to China's plan to dominate the global market for 'clean-transport'. 
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BYD Is in Battery-Supply Talks

1 April 2009 | The Wallstreet Journal
BEIJING -- Fledgling auto maker BYD Co. is in talks to supply its batteries to car companies in Europe and the U.S., Chairman Wang Chuanfu said in an interview. A deal could solidify BYD's growing prominence in t...
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City eyes electric car initiative

23 March 2009 | metronews.ca
Toronto is joining a small group of North American cities that want to speed up the introduction of electric cars on their streets and high ways. Project Get Ready was launched in February by the Rocky Mountain Instit...
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Grand Visions at the Geneva Auto Show

10 March 2009 | Spiegel Online
The ailing car industry is presenting the electric-powered vehicle as its great white hope at this year's Geneva Auto Show. But the electric cars are still a long way from solving the auto giants' economic problems. T...
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Nissan Swears Off Hydrogen and Will Only Build Electric Cars

27 February 2009 | AllCarsElectric
There has been debate as to what is the next best propulsion technology for mass adoption. For years the hydrogen economy was touted and most automakers have been developing hydrogen fuel cell programs. Recently, GM a...
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Hong Kong to test new-generation electric vehicle

26 February 2009 | Xinhua
HONG KONG, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- Hong Kong has become the first place in Asia, except Japan, to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to test a new type of electric car, according to government website on Thursday.
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Valeo and Michelin announce their collaboration for the d...

19 February 2009 | Valeo
Valeo and Michelin announced today the signature of a letter of intent to coordinate the development of electric and rechargeable hybrid vehicle systems such as the drive train, engine and battery cooling management, ...
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Volkswagen, Toshiba to develop electric car

13 February 2009 | Reuters
Volkswagen AG will team up with Toshiba Corp to develop an electric-powered version of its subcompact Up! concept car after signing a letter of intent on Thursday, Europe's largest carmaker said.
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IBM to Implement 70 Million Euro Smart Grid System for Malta

6 February 2009 | CNNMoney.com
The Maltese National Electricity and Water Utilities -- Enemalta Corporation (EMC) and Water Services Corporation (WSC) -- have selected IBM (NYSE: IBM) for a 70 million euro, five-year agreement to design and deliver...
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MEPs debate support to the ailing automobile sector

6 February 2009 | European Parliament
MEPs debated the effects of the financial crisis on the automobile industry after hearing statements from the Council and Commission. Many MEPs called for support to the industry and on manufacturers to concentrate on...