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GM still planning to beat Tesla Motors with 200+ range affordable range extended electric car

According to a Bloomberg News piece diving deep into how Mary Barra came to replace Dan Akerson as CEO of General Motors, we learn that GM is planning to introduce a 200+ mile range plug-in hybrid electric car (electric car with range extender) by 2016, that will cost about $ 30,000.  Those specs are meant …
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Toyota joins Tesla in race for affordable green car you won’t hate – Torque News

Toyota and Tesla are both trying to create a compelling, emotional green car that will sell in huge numbers. Who will do it first? Pinboard (MacAaron)

2014 Chevy Spark will be the fastest affordable electric vehicle and quickest to charge

The new 2014 Chevy Spark Electric will be the only affordable EV that can accelerate to 60 mph in under 8 seconds. Pinboard (MacAaron)

GM battery research in China leading to affordable electric cars

GM’s large new battery research center in Shanghai China has reached a milestone in developing battery technology the company claims will enable affordable electric cars with longer driving range. Pinboard (MacAaron)

India Could Make Affordable Electric Cars a Reality

The holy grail of electric cars is not the better environmental footprint they have, nor their lower operation and maintenance cost but will be when they finally become “affordable”. Pinboard (MacAaron:tnev)

Coda announces deal for affordable electric cars with Great Wall Motors

Electric car maker Coda Automotive’s second act is well underway with a new partnership deal, with Great Wall Motors of China, to jointly develop an electric car for worldwide distribution, targeting an MSRP closer to that of equivalent gasoline cars. Pinboard (MacAaron:tnev)