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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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DoE’s Battery Research Center Seeks 5X Improvement In 5 Years

DoE’s Battery Research Center Seeks 5X Improvement In 5 Years

By Antony Ingram

If you want to know how advanced cars might be in the next hundred years, just take a look at how far the car has come along in the last hundred.

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GM to Build 0.5M Electric Vehicles

GM to Build 0.5M Electric Vehicles

General Motors Company(GM) intends to manufacture 500,000 vehicles per annum by 2017 that will include some from of electric technology as a part of its long-term goal to become a leader in the fuel-efficient vehicles market.

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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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