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GM To Increase Chevy Volt Production By 1100%

The CEO of GM, Daniel F. Akerson, announced Tuesday that he is aiming to produce 120,000 Chevy Volts in 2012, a 1100% expansion over the 10,000 Volts planned for 2011. GM had initially hoped to produce 45,000 Volts in 2012 but due to runaway demand has increased the production quota as well as going on the record to say that the Volt will be available in all 50 US states by the Autumn of this year. Lanjut →

Industrial Spies Discovered Inside Renault – The Electric Car War Just Got Dirty

Renault’s CEO Carlos Ghosn has said he has a multitude of evidence to support charges of industrial espionage within Renault regarding the future of their electric car program. 3 executives have been charged with corruption, industrial espionage, breach of trust and theft. The 3 (now fired) executives have denied any wrongdoing. Lanjut →

Britain Introduces $7,800 Grant For Electric Car Buyers

The British Government announced today a new scheme to encourage consumers to buy electric and plug-in hybrid cars, a £5,000 ($7,800 USD)  grant will be awarded to people who purchase electric (or partially electric) cars starting in 2011. Lanjut →

The Gorgeous Nissan Ellure Hybrid Sedan

Nissan have been thrust into the lead of the automakers race to produce affordable electric cars, the Leaf has already sold out its first years worth of production and stories are circulating that Nissan are pulling dealer demo cars to sell to customers in hopes of satiating demand. The Ellure Hybrid concept pictured above and below represents Nissan’s future design language, you can expect to see it influencing cars as early as next year. Lanjut →

How To Win The Anti-Electric Car Argument

The ever present field of electric car naysayers love nothing more than to launch attacks on the rise of the electric car, these people seem to have an almost personal dislike of the electric vehicle and love nothing more than trying to convince anyone who’ll listen that the electric car is doomed. I hear from them everyday and today, I’m going to tell you how to resoundingly beat them in an argument. The list below are their most common claims and under each claim I’ve put the appropriate counter argument. If you’d like to add to this list please post your addition in the comments, the comments will then be included in round 2. Lanjut →

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