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Chrysler Electric Vehicles

Chrysler Electric VehiclesChrysler has shown ‘ENVI’ electric vehicles based on four distinct platforms from Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep at the Detroit Motor Show. The company claims its first electric vehicle will be produced in 2010 (for the US) with three additional models in production by 2013.

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Smart fortwo electric at Detroit Motor Show

Smart fortwo electric at Detroit Motor ShowFollowing trials in the UK, Smart has shown a next-generation prototype of the electric smart fortwo at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, with the intention of introducing the car to the American market.

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G-Wiz gets lithium-ion batteries

G-Wiz gets lithium-ion batteriesThe G-Wiz is to get lithium-ion batteries, giving London’s most popular electric runabout a range of 75 miles and a maximum speed of 50mph. A fast charge station will also be introduced, capable of charging the car to 90% in one hour.

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Switzerland to develop electric vehicle infrastructure

Switzerland to develop electric vehicle infrastructureSwitzerland is moving towards electric vehicles and an associated recharging infrastructure through a partnership with Swiss electric utility company Energie Ouest Suisse (EOS) and the Renault-Nissan Alliance.

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Mercedes-Benz Concept BlueZERO electric vehicle

Mercedes-Benz Concept BlueZERO electric vehicleMercedes-Benz is presenting its Concept BlueZERO at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. It’s just one car, but it comes with three drive options – electric, fuel cell, and electric with a petrol range extender engine.

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Study of infrastructure for plug-in electric cars

Study of infrastructure for plug-in electric carsA feasibility study is to be carried out which will analyse the technical requirements of a recharging infrastructure for the integrated marketing and viability of plug-in electric cars.

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G-Wiz gets its own insurance

G-Wiz gets its own insuranceGoinGreen, the retailer of the UK’s best selling electric vehicle, the Reva G-Wiz, has launched the first dedicated insurance scheme for the G-Wiz driving community in London.

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Chrysler aims to catch up with Electric Vehicles

Chrysler aims to catch up with Electric VehiclesSuddenly manufacturers are seeing electric vehicles as the way forward. Chrysler has announced that it is introducing three electric vehicle prototypes, one for each of its brands: Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge.

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Tesla to build all-electric luxury saloon in California

Tesla to build all-electric luxury saloon in CaliforniaTesla has announced that it is to assemble its all-electric Model S luxury saloon in a new production facility in the heart of Silicon Valley.

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Mitsubishi to increase production of i-MiEV electric city car

Mitsubishi to increase production of i-MiEV electric city carMitsubishi has raised its production targets for its i-MiEV city car from 2,000 vehicles a year to 10,000, and has increased the production of its batteries to allow this.

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