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  1. August 'little league' EV sales report

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    Usually electric vehicle sales headlines pay attention to the two relatively major players – Tesla and Nissan – but month after month a slew of limited-market electric cars also scratch out some earnings compared to their manufacturers' respective volume models. At this juncture, these would be...
  2. Three more eREVs to be unveiled by VIA Motors this month

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    By Philippe Crowe VIA Motors announced that its spokesperson, Bob Lutz, will unveil three new VIA Motors full size electric vehicles at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Jan. 14, 2013. The extended range (eREV) electric vehicles to be unveiled include a high-performance...
  3. Fisker will reveal Project Nina in New York

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    Last week Fisker spokesman Roger Ormisher called to follow-up, and I asked when we’d get to see the pending 2013 Nina variants. He said "good question,” and that he’d have news soon. And sure enough, Fisker said Wednesday that it will reveal its long-anticipated extended-range EV platform April...
  4. Extended-range electric vehicle news roundup

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    Despite the North American International Auto Show taking place in GM’s back yard, no new Voltec models are on display, but extended-range electric vehicles are definitely being promoted there and around the world. This week GM did have a Volt with advanced connectivity at the Consumer...
  5. Fisker recalls Karmas over battery defect

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    At the end of last week, Fisker Automotive recalled 239 Karmas due to a misaligned hose clamp to the cooling system on its A123 System battery packs. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says the recall includes all 2012 Karmas produced between July 1-Nov. 1, and cautions...
  6. Why the Chevrolet Volt gets my vote

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    For a car that has been on the market for little more than half a year, and sold fewer than 5,000 units in a deliberately slow roll-out thus far, the Chevrolet Volt has seen its share of attention. Because General Motors has a checkered past, and relied on taxpayer money a couple of years ago...
  7. ALTe readies light and medium duty extended-range truck conversion

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    An Auburn Hills, Mich. company is progressing toward a promising extended-range vehicle conversion for fleet applications, with aspirations also to partner with major manufacturers as an original equipment series hybrid solutions provider. Some of you commented on ALTe’s F-150 conversion last...
  8. Fisker delivers first extended-range Karma

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    The “world’s first extended-range EV” was launched recently by its American-based company to the applause of techies and green-oriented people of many stripes. Old news you say? Not so fast. This was not the Chevrolet Volt, but a Fisker Karma delivered July 26 – not to Leonardo DiCaprio as had...