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Mitsubishi postpones all developments except for ele...

2 February 2009 | Automotive News
Mitsubishi Motors Corp. has postponed product development spending, with the exception of a push into small cars and electric vehicles, its top executive said. “We have stopped all product investments except ...
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Low volume launch for electric Smart in the US

2 February 2009 | Automotive News
DETROIT -- Smart’s electric-powered ForTwo will be limited to several hundred vehicles for its US launch in 2010. The car will be available in just a few US cities, said Anders-Sundt Jensen, vice president fo...
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Automakers, Calif. regulators meet on emissions

30 January 2009 | Automotive News
Four automakers have met with environmentalists and the California Air Resources Board to see whether the parties can agree on nationwide standards for carbon dioxide emissions. The nonprofit Aspen Institute said t...
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EU unveils international climate change blueprint

28 January 2009 | EUbusiness
(BRUSSELS) - The European Commission Wednesday called for 30 percent cuts in greenhouse gases for developed countries along with other steps it hopes will provide a blueprint for global talks in Copenhagen. The EU ...
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Coulomb vies with Better Place to build electric car char...

28 January 2009 | VentureBeat
The field of companies looking to establish networks of electric vehicle charging stations has become quite the horse race. And a relatively recent addition, Coulomb Technologies, has taken on reigning Silicon Valley ...
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Better Place, DONG Energy Close €103M Investment for...

27 January 2009 | Green Car Congress
Better Place, in conjunction with DONG Energy, has closed approximately €103 million (US$135 million) in equity and convertible debt for the initial deployment of their electric car charging network in Denmark. (...
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Ricardo Launches Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Battery Syst...

27 January 2009 | Green Car Congress
Ricardo Inc. has launched a new Battery Systems Development Center at the Ricardo Detroit Technology Campus to provide complete vehicle systems integration for turnkey development and application of complete high-volt...
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For Michigan, battery opportunities mark critical moment

27 January 2009 | Oakland Business Review
Michigan needs to get batteries right. The crisis in the automotive industry is no less than frightening. But the opportunity to salvage the state's automotive expertise and leverage its university heritage to capi...
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Teijin Unveils Super-Lightweight Electric Concept Car

1 January 1970 | cars21.com
The Teijin Group recently unveiled a super-lightweight electric concept car made with proprietary materials and technologies including carbon fiber composites, polycarbonate resins and bio-derived polyester. Weighing ...
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Saba Motors: What Dell Can Teach Us About Building Electr...

1 January 1970 | cars21.com
Tesla Motors took cues from Apple in designing the business model for a new kind of electric car maker. Early-stage upstart Saba Motors, a finalist in the $10 million Automotive X Prize competition, has a different co...
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Renault-Nissan Alliance and EDF to Deploy Some 100 EVs in...

1 January 1970 | cars21.com
The Renault-Nissan Alliance and EDF will conduct a experimental electric vehicle project in department of Yvelines (France) with €6.5 million (US$8.8 million) in funding from ADEME (the French Environmental and E...
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Why Ireland Could Be An Electric Car Powerhouse

1 January 1970 | earth2tech
For prospective car buyers in Ireland, the deal just got a little sweeter to make their next vehicle an electric one. This morning the Irish government announced plans to offer electric car buyers grants of 5,000 euro...