Reva: A little company with big ambitions. The Green Piece

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However, while competition mounts in the industry with big name manufacturers finally jumping on the electric car bandwagon, REVA is determined not to be left behind and is building what will be the biggest factory making battery-powered city commuter cars, in the world. Indeed REVA is braced for the future having already unveiled several new models of its own that feature sleeker looks than the G-Wiz which has often been compared to a golf cart.

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China puts its electric vehicles on center stage - China automotive news

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Print E-mail Text Size: China puts its electric vehicles on center stage From:WSJ April 22, 2009 Chinese auto makers are unveiling a slew of battery-powered cars and other energy-efficient vehicles at this weeks Shanghai auto show that could make them more globally competitive and eventually help address the air pollution that chokes many Chinese cities. Chinas technologies for electric vehicles, especially batteries, are still lagging behind in some important ways.

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GM Says Chevrolet Volt Won't 'Pay the Rent' | Autopia from Wired.com

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

The four-door sedan will deliver 40 miles on a charge; a small gasoline engine will recharge the battery as it approaches depletion, extending its range by as much as 200 miles. that car was missing precisely what the Volt (and any other would-be electric car under consideration today) is missing -- an appropriate battery technology that provides decent power within a decent weight and space constraint at anything approaching a decent price.

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