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    Report: Miles EV files for bankruptcy alongside Coda's troubles

    As Coda Automotive goes through bankruptcy proceedings, related companies are not escaping the turmoil. Both Lio Energy Systems Holdings and Miles Electric Vehicles asked this week to have their bankruptcy cases jointed administered with Coda's, since they're all tied together. Miles Automotive ...

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    Quick Spin: 2012 Coda Sedan

    A Chinese EV From California's Newest Automaker "Simple." The word floated around the room and landed gently on our notepad during the morning press conference. Initially, it seemed like a perfect fit. But the more we learned about the new all-electric 2012 Coda sedan, the more we realized that ...

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    AltCar 2009: Coda Sedan test ride; wish we could drive the $30,000 (or so) electric vehicle

    Coda EV Sedan - click above for high-res image gallery
    Back in August, members of the Diamond Bar Electric Vehicle Association were treated to rides in t he Coda all-electric sedan with Coda Automotive CEO Kevin Czinger at the wheel. This past weekend, AutoblogGreen was given the same opportunity ...

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    Borg Warner announces new single-speed eGearDrive transmission for Coda electric sedan

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    Somewhat LEGO-like, the details of the all-electric 2010 Coda Sedan are coming together. We learned earlier this summer that the EV will use a 100 kW / 134 hp motor from UQM. This week, BorgWarner announced that its eGearDrive single-speed ...

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    EV club members get first rides in Coda Automotive electric sedan

    Coda EV Sedan. Photo by Stefano Paris.
    Oh, to live in Southern California, the emerging epicenter of electric car start-ups. This past weekend, one of those start-ups, Coda Automotive, offered a few test rides in the current prototype of the company's upcoming all-electric sedan to members of the ...

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    Coda Automotive adds former MINI, VW exec as marketing officer

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    The Coda electric sedan just got a new advocate. Kerri Martin, who used to work for Harley-Davidson, BMW Motorcycles, MINI and Volkswagen "launching, building and reinvigorating some of the world's most iconic pop culture brands" over the ...

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    Former treasury secretary to help Coda work with Chinese suppliers

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    Following up on Coda Automotive's announcement the other day about closing its Series B funding round, we've received an update from Marketing and Communications director Kara Saltness. One of the investors in the Series B round was former ...

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    Coda Automotive gets new investment from Henry Paulson, Piper Jaffray

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    As Coda Automotive continues its long march toward eventual production of its new EV sedan a year from now, one of things it will need is cash. Plenty of it. The company has beefed up its cash position with the closing of a Series B funding ...

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    Coda EV sedan to use UQM motors for propulsion

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    Another element of Coda Automotive's electric car program has been confirmed today with the announcement from UQM that it would be supplying motors to the startup company's new EV. The two companies have reached a 10-year deal for a supply of ...

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    Coda Automotive announces U.S. battery joint venture

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    When we spoke with Coda Automotive's marketing director Kara Saltness a few weeks before the unveiling of the new electric sedan, she mentioned that although Lishen would be providing the batteries for the car, Coda was looking at other options ...

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    Live coverage of the Coda EV including interior photos

    Coda sedan - click above for a high res live gallery
    Unfortunately, we didn't have anyone from the ABG team available locally to attend the unveiling of the new Coda electric sedan earlier this week in Santa Monica. However, it pays to have friends in sunny places, including our pal Mike Levine. ...

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    Miles EV launches Coda Automotive for full speed electric sedan w/VIDEO

    click above for a high res gallery of the Code EV sedan
    Today, Miles EV announced that the full speed electric car that it has been developing for the last several years will bear the new Coda Automotive brand. The Coda sedan will be assembled in China by Hafei under the direction of staff from ...

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    New highway-speed Miles electric sedan to be unveiled next week

    On June 3rd, Miles EV will unveil their new, highway-speed all-electric 4-door sedan and offer up the first test rides. A new strategic partner for the automaker best know for its low-speed vehicles will also be named. Miles EV CEO Kevin Czinger will make the announcement in Santa Monica, and ...

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    Miles Automotive removes highway speed electric vehicle from homepage, rebranding coming soon

    As you can see in the screen grab above, Miles Automotive's website currently lists two just vehicles: low speed cars and trucks. But, you say, wasn't there a lot of talk about a highway-speed electric vehicle not that long ago (and even quite a while ago)? Indeed there was, and we can now explain ...

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    Miles EV names ex-Goldman Sachs exec as Co-Chairman

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    Miles Electric Vehicles is continuing to beef up its executive lineup, this time naming a new Co-Chairman alongside founder Miles Rubin. Steven "Mac" Heller has been on the board since last November. Heller was formerly head of mergers and acquisitions as well as the ...

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    Attention Wal-Mart shoppers: Electric cars marked down on aisle 6

    Might your next (first?) electric vehicle purchase be transacted at Wal-Mart? It's not out of realm of possibility. Mexican company, GS Motors, is already selling 3 different models from China's First Auto Works (FAW) at a so-called "big box" retail chain in Mexico and has plans to replicate the ...

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    Miles EV board now includes ex-GM and Ford electric vehicle execs

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    We recently learned a lot of information about the Miles EV highway speed sedan (above); today, we learn a little bit more about the company itself. The Miles EV advisory board now included Kenneth Baker (not the actor who played R2-D2) and John Wallace, both of whom have ...

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    Miles EV CEO talks about highway speed electric sedan, company's future

    A little while back, we got our first official peek of the Miles EV highway speed sedan. That picture can now be fleshed out a bit with details on how Miles EV is planning to bring this Chinese-built all-electric car to the US market. Miles EV CEO Kevin Czinger sat down with AutoblogGreen and ...

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    TTAC not pleased with a 2007 Miles ZX40S

    The last time The Truth About Cars got its hands on an all-electric alternative vehicle, it was less than impressed. Now, the site's latest tester is the Miles ZX40S. Will this more practical alternative to the gasoline engine win some favor from TTAC? No, not really. The actual test model procured ...

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    Miles EV highway speed sedan, first official rendering

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    Back in 2007, this car was called the Javlon XS500. Then it got shortened to just XS500. Now, the all-electric sedan that Miles EV wants to bring market in 2010 or so is called, well, nothing yet. A highway-speed sedan that Miles hopes to sell 9,000 of in 2010 is visually just ...


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