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    Report: Indianapolis utility customers will pay less for BlueIndy carsharing
    New Settlement Drops Monthly Fee From 44 to 28 Cents 1409090460

    The BlueIndy carsharing program is currently being tested in Indianapolis, IN, but there is already some good news to report. The utility company supporting the all-electric-vehicle system, Indianapolis Power And Light, originally thought it would charge its customers 44 cents a month for ...

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    Official: BlueCar car-sharing affiliate will debut in Indianapolis early next year

    Start your engines. Quietly. France's Bollore Group is putting a green spin on Indianapolis's motor-racing tradition by making official its planned debut of its all-electric car-sharing service in the US. It will be called, naturally, BlueIndy. Bollore, which is headed by French billionaire ...

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    Report: Two Autolib electric carshare vehicles catch fire in Paris

    The word for fire in French is "feu." We're not sure how to correctly translate "conspiracy theory," so we'll leave that one alone for now. Two Bollore Bluecar electric vehicles that were part of Autolib's carsharing service in Paris caught fire and were destroyed earlier this week, Plug In Cars ...

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    Official: Renault, Bollore partner on carsharing, electric vehicles

    Bolloré, the company behind the car-sharing service Autolib, is going to get to work alongside French automaker Renault on some of these newfangled mobility issues. The two companies have signed a letter of intent to collaborate on car-sharing operations and, possibly, to develop an ...

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    Report: Bollore Bluecar EV priced at 12,000 euros, plus 80-euro/month battery lease

    Bollore, the company that supplies electric cars to the Paris carsharing service Autolib, will begin selling the vehicles for a rock-bottom 12,000 euros (US$15,550). That sounds good, but remember that that's without a battery, which buyers would have to rent with a monthly service plan. It ...

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    Parisian Autolib car sharing service suffers setbacks, sells 6,000 subscriptions

    Autolib, the Parisian electric car sharing service, is not having the kind of start it had hoped for. Though the program officially kicked off in October, the rubber really hit the road in December and, since that time, 30 to 40 of the 250 Bolloré-built Bluecars in the fleet have had to be ...

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    Report: Electric Bollore Bluecar hits Paris streets as Autolib car share launches [w/video]

    The French capital city of Paris has officially kicked off its Earth-friendly electric-car-for-hire scheme, rolling out battery "bubble cars" on Sunday and potentially sparking a revolution in transport. Hot on the wheels of Velib – Paris' self-service bicycle scheme – comes Autolib, ...

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    Pininfarina confirms production of 4,000 electric Bluecars

    Last December, billionaire tycoon Vincent Bollore made a commitment to invest over 100 million euros ($131 million U.S. at the current exchange rate) into Autolib, Paris' electric carsharing program. Aside from dishing out that substantial bit of coin, Bollore also announced that his company ...

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    Pininfarina negotiates deal that may terminate electric vehicle venture with Bollore

    2008 Pininfarina B0 concept, the basis for the Bluecar – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The pint-sized four-door car that debuted as the B0 concept at the Geneva Motor Show back in 2009 should hit the market as the electric Bluecar early next year. The battery-powered commuter, ...

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    Pininfarina sets yearly target of 60,000 Bluecar EVs by 2016

    2008 Pininfarina B0 concept, the basis for the Bluecar – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The infamous Italian design house Pininfarina is focusing a considerable amount of effort on electric vehicles (EVs). In fact, once a few existing design contracts come to an end soon, the ...

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    REPORT: Pininfarinia, Bollore Bluecar still on track

    Pininfarina B0 concept, the basis for the Bluecar - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Leaving recent rumors that Pininfarina might be working with PSA to build the all-electric Bluecar (based on the Pininfarina B0 concept) untouched, Pininfarina S.p.A. CEO Silvio Pietro Angori told the ...

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    Rumormill: PSA to build Bolloré's BlueCar/B0?

    2008 Pininfarina B0 concept, the basis for the Bluecar - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Since Pininfarina is going through some rough times,the French press is speculating about what Bolloré is going to do about manufacturing the BlueCar. According to Ouest-France, Bolloré ...

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    Pininfarina Bluecar confirmed for sale next year

    2008 Pininfarina B0 concept, the basis for the Bluecar - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Bolloré has reportedly decided to hurry up and get the Bluecar ready for 2010, which is when France plans to start subventing the purchase of electric vehicles. Speaking at a press conference ...

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    Bolloré courts Evo Morales and Bolivia's lithium

    French industry giant Group Bolloré, which we're familar with for their involvement with Pininfarina in a handful of interesting electric car projects, announced it has contacted Bolivian President Evo Morales to secure a supply of lithium in order to produce advanced batteries. Negotiations ...

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    Pininfarina / Bollore electric car project stays on the road

    The Pininfarina / Bollore electric car project was said to be "going as planned" despite the tragic death of Andrea Pininfarina. who was overseeing the operation around which the Italian design company was being financially restructured. Addressing a press conference, Bollore head Vincent Bollore ...

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    Video: French electric La BlueCar in action

    A few months ago we showed you the BlueCar, a prototype made by French company Bolloré and today we've got two videos that provide us more information about it, albeit in French.First of all, the car was just a prototype. So although it was designed by the creator of the Renault Espace ...


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