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Electric Cars Are Best As City Cars: America May Follow Europe

Electric Cars Are Best As City Cars: America May Follow Europe

By Laurent J. Masson

It’s difficult in Europe to find anybody who sees electric vehicles as anything more than city cars. The modest sales of the Nissan LEAF, which we view as a compact in Europe, only confirm this opinion, and manufacturers are enthusiastic about the upcoming Renault Zoe and Volkswagen E-Up! which will both launch next year. The Mitsubishi i and the Smart Electric Drive have paved the way, showing there is a demand for silent emission-free motoring in the city. But this is Europe, and America is different. Or is it?

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GM Plans To Release 500,000 Electric Cars By 2017

GM Plans To Release 500,000 Electric Cars By 2017

By Matt Mercuro

General Motors stated this week that the company is planning on introducing over 500,000 vehicles by 2017 that will include some form of “electrification to focus on plug-in technology.”

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Chevrolet Spark EV Electric Car For Korea As Well As U.S.

Chevrolet Spark EV Electric Car For Korea As Well As U.S.

By John Voelcker

While it was announced a year ago, the Chevrolet Spark EV electric car still hasn’t formally been shown by General Motors.

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Time to Start Selling Electric Cars Like Cellphones

Time to Start Selling Electric Cars Like Cellphones

Three big barriers are slowing electric vehicles. One can be fixed by the auto industry tomorrow — and if it is, the other two will melt away as the electric vehicle sector expands. Read more