Discontinued 2011 Think City Electric Cars For Sale: $22,500

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In retrospect, it may be that a 10-year-old design for a plastic-bodied two-seat electric minicar was not what the U.S. market wanted. Especially at a list price of $35,495, higher than that of a brand-new 2011 Nissan Leaf, which had twice as many seats, twice as many doors, a longer range, and a known brand name. But now's your chance to own a

THINK City EVs with EnerDel Li-ion Packs Enter Production

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THINK, the Scandinavian electric vehicle maker, has begun production of THINK City EVs equipped with 22 kWh Li-ion battery packs from Ener1 subsidiary EnerDel. The EnerDel THINK City pack. THINK and Ener1 have been in active partnership for a number of years, developing and perfecting the THINK EV drive system and the EnerDel. Ener1 is an investor in THINK, and Ener1 Chairman and CEO Charles Gassenheimer is now THINK’s Chairman of the Board.

THINK Selects Indiana for Think City EV Assembly

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THINK will begin selling the THINK City, one of the world’s first highway-capable urban EVs, in the US later this year. The THINK City will appear in Detroit next week at the North American International Auto Show 2010. THINK’s investments in Elkhart County will support manufacturing capacity for more than 20,000 vehicles a year. The company started delivering the latest generation of its THINK City model to customers in Europe last month.

Eltek Valere Awarded Battery Charger Contract for THINK City

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Norway-based Eltek Valere will deliver battery chargers to THINK City. In addition to the contract with THINK, we expect to gradually develop business with other customers within this segment. The THINK City is being produced in Valmet, Finland, and now is ready for orders. The EV Powercharger 3000 is designed for maximal utilization of a 16A wall socket, and provides an output power in excess of 3 kW with a very high efficiency up to 96%.

THINK City electric car on show at new Swiss store

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The THINK City electric car has taken centre stage at the world’s first dedicated electric mobility concept store in Zurich. The m-way store has been created and designed by Swiss retailing giant Migros and THINK’s distribution partner in Switzerland and is focussed on giving information to motorists about electric vehicles. The THINK City is the [.]. NK electric vehicles M-Way Think City

2011 Think City Becomes 2+2 in Europe, Still Overpriced

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We can’t think of many times when an automaker suddenly doubles the number of seats in a car without making the car bigger. But that’s just what the Norwegian car maker Think has done with its diminutive city car. Originally designed as a 2 seat city car, the all-electric A segment car went into production last week at Think’s

Nissan sketches electric commercial vehicle; envisions electric ambulance

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THINK delivers 17 EVs to utility fleet customers and employees in Indiana

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THINK has delivered 17 THINK CIty electric cars to utility fleet customers and employees in Indiana. received 10 electric THINK City cars, and the remainder were delivered to Indianapolis Power & Light for company fleet use. —THINK spokesperson Brendan Prebo. THINK is working with Duke, IPL and the Energy Systems Network (ESN) to collect data on the deployment and use of electric cars as part of Project Plug-IN.

THINK Sending 3 EVs to Brazil in Collaboration with CPFL Energia

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THINK, the Scandinavian electric vehicle maker, is delivering its first EVs into South America as part of a new collaboration with Brazilian electricity supplier, CPFL Energia S.A. CPFL Energia has purchased three THINK City EVs, which it intends to showcase at the Michelin Challenge Bibendum sustainable mobility conference, hosted in Rio de Janeiro at the end of this month. The latest generation THINK City is a purpose-built, all-electric car designed for urban environments.

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Electric Car Manufacturers Inspire New Paradigms -- Seeking Alpha

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Think is also working closely with the Brussel based Eurelectric , the European union of electricity industry. Think has established a U.S. Kulongoski, Oregon as the electric-car manufacturer may be eyeing the “green” city of Portland. Think Bakken and Alberta sands.

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Green Crossover Project in Japan Showcases Li-ion Stationary Storage for EV Charging; EnerDel Providing Packs for Vehicles and Stationary Storage

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Itochu Corporation, Mazda, Family Mart, EnerDel and 11 other partners have launched a 3-year project in Tsukuba City, Japan—the “Green Crossover Project”—designed to showcase a real-world integration of the smart grid, stationary lithium-ion grid storage, electric vehicles, rapid recharging and renewable energy technologies. The project uses a 24-kilowatt-hour fixed storage EnerDel battery pack, originally designed for the THINK City electric vehicle.

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THINK Completes $40M Equity Round; Ener1 Chairman and CEO Becomes Chairman of THINK

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Electric car maker THINK has completed a US$40 million equity increase to support further product development and planned expansion into North American markets. With the new equity, THINK says it is now fully funded and expects to become cash-flow positive in 2011. Rockport Capital and Ener1 each increased its investment in THINK by $12.5 This is a seminal event for THINK. Ener1 fully intends to invest further resources in THINK.

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Greenlings: Benefits of charging stations vs. battery swaps vs. home charging

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Of course, everything has its drawbacks and one problem with charging at home is that it is not an option available for some city dwellers. Think of it this way: a house tends to pull about 10KW. Think of it this way: a house tends to pull about 10KW.

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EnerDel Partners with Mazda, Itochu, and Others for Smart Grid Integration Project in Japan

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US-based lithium-ion battery producer EnerDel will supply the advanced battery systems at the heart of a new project, based in Tsukuba City, Japan, combining electric vehicles (EVs), stationary grid storage, solar power and a rapid charging infrastructure a in a real-world operating environment. The project will use a 24 kWh battery pack initially designed for the Think City EV to demonstrate that automotive systems can be used in stationary applications without major modification.

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Mayor of London proposes $1.4B cycling plan for the city; “Crossrail for the bike”

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The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, will has outlined a vision for a £913-million (US$1.48-billion) investment in cycling infrastructure for the city. It is believed to be the longest substantially-segregated cycle route of any city in Europe. Cities Europe Personal Transit Policy

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Lotus and Harmon partner up to add sound to hybrids

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The Road Noise Cancellation and Engine Order Cancellation systems will provide vehicle manufacturers with the ability to greatly improve in-cabin refinement, with additional design opportunities for optimising vehicle weight reduction and fuel economy. What about busy city streets?

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Helsinki to host electric display of green cars

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Among the exhibitors will be Think, the Norwegian electric vehicle will be making its Finnish motor show debut with its Think City electric car. The Think city car has a range of 112 miles and a top speed of 65mph.

President Obama issues Memorandum on Federal fleet performance to push for alternative fueled vehicles; GSA pilot project on EV purchases

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Moreover, agency alternative fueled vehicles must, as soon as practicable, be located in proximity to fueling stations with available alternative fuels, and be operated on the alternative fuel for which the vehicle is designed. Contracts were awarded for Chevrolet, Nissan, and Think City vehicles.

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President Obama Awards $2.3B for Tax Credits for New Clean-Tech Manufacturing Jobs; GE Gets Largest Battery-related Award

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It is designed for on-road service trucks to provide a quick charge to stranded battery electric vehicles similar to an “out-of-gas” situation. President Obama announced the award of $2.3 billion in Recovery Act Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credits for clean energy manufacturing projects across the United States. The 183 projects in 43 states include several for the manufacturing of advanced batteries; biomass projects; and vehicles.

A More Detailed Look at a Prismatic Li-ion Cell and Pack Manufacturing Process

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EnerDel is scheduled to ship its first cells and packs for the Think City EV on 1 March 2010. The lithium-ion version of the THINK vehicle will have 384 cells in its 25 kWh battery pack and a range of more than 100 miles. by Bill Cooke.

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