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    Official: Coda, NHTSA issue recall for faulty side curtain airbags in 78 Sedans
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    Los Angeles-based electric-vehicle maker Coda Automotive is recalling 78 of its Sedan models for what the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says may have been improper installation of side-curtain airbags. NHTSA said that the Sedan's side-curtain airbags may not deploy in an ...

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    Official: Coda gets wrapped up in art, turns gas station into grass station [w/video]
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    The first LA Mobile Arts Festival is in full swing and it seems the event has motivated Coda Automotive to get in touch with the right side of its brain. Following in the long tradition of artistically-altered automobiles, the California-based company has taken a layer of wraps off of the ...

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    Report: Coda approaches 110 miles in Bay Area test drive
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    At least one person – a New York Times reviewer – has found that the Coda Sedan gets pretty impressive mileage out of a single charge. The tester reported reaching almost 110 miles on a single charge during a test drive. The Coda was driven on a 79-mile round trip on one day, and had ...

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    Whoops: Coda rep unplugs Ford Focus Electric driven by Forbes reporter
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    And now a tale that could only take place in the 21st Century, complete with electric cars, Tweets and questionable actions. Forbes staffer Todd Woody recently had a Ford Focus Electric to review and was in Berkeley, CA at a cafe waiting for the car to charge up when his phone buzzed. It was a ...

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    Official: IBM names Coda a 'GOOD' company
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    Well, it can't be a bad thing to be mentioned in the same breath as the Green Bay Packers, though last year would've been better timing. Electric-vehicle maker Coda Automotive was named in an IBM-led survey as one of 40 so-called "GOOD" companies for its innovations, environmental emphasis and ...

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    Exclusive: EVS: Why LA is the right place for this year's biggest electric vehicle conference
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    The 26th annual Electric Vehicle Symposium is taking place in Los Angeles, CA this week and the biggest news items are the details on the new Toyota RAV4 EV and the SAE-approved DC fast charging combo plug. But there is much more here on the show floor, and things got off to a good start during ...

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    Report: Coda Sedan EV will be at California dealerships this week
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    Sure, Coda Automotive happily announced its first real deliveries of its all-electric Sedan two months ago, but its been quieter since then about the problems it has had with some damaged parts were shipped over from China. A new report from Automotive News says that Coda is repairing the "minor" ...

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    Report: Coda gives up on federal government loans, for now
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    Who needs the federal government when you have a big Chinese company behind you? That's what electric-vehicle maker Coda Automotive appears to be asking, now that the Los Angeles-based company has withdrawn its two-year-old request for $334 million in U.S. Department of Energy loans, according ...

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    Official: Coda teams with Great Wall to produce global, affordable EV
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    This could be big. It looks like Coda Automotive's follow up to its Sedan might have an especially desirable quality: a low price tag. The California company's cooperative effort with Great Wall Motors has moved on from its LoI (Letter of Intent) status to the official ...

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    Official: Coda chooses Mr. Electric as 'preferred' charging station installer
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    Coda Automotive has named electric-service franchiser Mr. Electric as its "preferred" installer of electric-vehicle charging stations. Coda customers will work with Mr. Electric through the Coda dealer to set up appointments for installation as well as completing the local permitting process, ...

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    Report: Coda shelves plans for Ohio battery plant because of DOE inaction
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    In this case, the federal government sneezes, and central Ohio catches a cold. That's the take from the Columbus Dispatch on the decision by electric-vehicle maker Coda Automotive to shelve plans to build a Columbus, OH, battery factory. Coda said about two years ago that it would build the ...

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    Official: Coda sells first three battery-electric cars to California customers
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    When it came to Coda Automotive's first-ever sales of its battery-electric Sedans, it was an all-Golden State affair. The Los Angeles-based company sold its first three vehicles last week, with a pilot from the San Francisco Bay Area named Randy becoming the official first Coda owner in Northern ...

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    Official: First production Coda Sedan rolls off the line
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    Just days, after receiving its official EPA numbers the first Sedan from Coda Automotive has rolled off the line at the company's facility in Benicia, CA. The milestone had originally been expected to be reached as early as 2010, but as with many other automotive startups, there have been some ...

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    Official: Coda Gets Official EPA Numbers: 73 MPGe with an 88-mile range *UPDATE
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    The Environmental Protection Agency has tested the Coda Sedan and officially determined it to have the longest range for an all-electric vehicle that doesn't carry a Tesla Motors badge: 88 miles. On the EPA's test cycle, the car gets 73 miles per gallon equivalent. That breaks down to 77 in the ...

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    Report: Coda misses February production deadline on electric-powered Sedan
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    Coda Automotive missed its deadline to sell its first production Coda Sedan battery-electric vehicles by the end of February, though the Los Angeles-based automaker is slated to deliver its first cars during the next few weeks, Green Car Reports writes. Coda spokeswoman Larkin Hill told ...

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    Official: Coda taps ex-GM, Saab executive John Anderson to run aftersales operations
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    Coda Holdings, parent company of Coda Automotive, has tapped former Saab and General Motors executive John Anderson to run aftersales operations for the Los Angeles-based electric-vehicle maker. Anderson's title will be vice president of aftersales and customer quality experience. Anderson's ...

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    Report: Coda will sell cars through franchised dealers, not at 'experience' centers
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    To save operation costs, Coda Automotive will sell its battery-electric sedans through franchised dealers and not at its so-called "experience centers" that are designed to educate the public about EVs, Automotive News reported. Coda CEO Phil Murtaugh estimated that a franchised dealer would ...

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    Report: Coda will start selling Sedan in February, report says
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    Coda Automotive will finally start selling its battery-electric sedan by the end of February, Coda CEO Phil Murtaugh told the Detroit News. The Los Angeles-based company will soon have five dealers – one in San Diego, one in the San Francisco Bay Area and three others in locations that ...

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    DC AUTO SHOW: Autoline goes live from the Washington Auto Show
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    If you can't be at the Washington Auto Show today but want to know what's going on, join John McElroy and the crew of Autoline in just a few minutes for the skinny. Starting at 12 p.m. EST, Autoline will be broadcasting from the floor, interviewing a few industry execs about the automotive ...

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    Official: EV maker Coda Holdings launches energy-storage division
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    Coda Holdings, parent company of the Los Angeles-based electric-vehicle maker Coda Automotive, is launching a division specializing in energy storage as the company looks to cash in on what many believe will be a rapidly growing market for secondary use of electric-vehicle batteries. The new ...

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