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    Report: Phinergy aluminum air battery good for 1,000-mile range

    Driving from Los Angeles to Seattle in an EV that merely requires a few sips of water along the way? Fantastic, sure, but that's pretty much what Israel-based Phinergy is promising with its "aluminum-air" battery, according to a Bloomberg News video. Phinergy is testing out a retrofitted Citroen ...

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    Official: Citroen bringing hybrid air powertrian to Geneva in C3 VTi 82

    Clever. The air hybrid powertrain that Citroen will be bringing to the Geneva Motor Show next month is nicknamed N-Air-Gy. Or, at least, that's what it says in the rendering that Citroen released today in preparation for the Swiss event. We've heard about this technology before, with the hint ...

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    Report: Mitsubishi recalling 14,700 i-MiEV, iON, C-Zero electric vehicles [UPDATE]

    In what is likely the largest EV recall ever, Mitsubishi is recalling about 14,700 electric vehicles worldwide because of a braking issue, Reuters reports. Of the recalled vehicles, about 12,300 are i-MiEVs while 2,400 are Minicab-MiEVs. About 9,000 vehicles are in Europe, and some are badged as ...

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    Report: 2012 plug-in vehicle sales top 5,000 units in France

    Proud to be an American? Perhaps not so much if you're an electric vehicle advocate comparing our new EV sales to those of France (and try to forget Norway). Automakers sold 5,663 pure electric vehicles to private users in France 2012, doubling the annual EV sales throughout the country compared ...

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    Report: Citroen, Multicity want to help you rent your car to strangers

    Menage a deux? Multicity, the vehicle-rental service launched last year by French automaker Citroen, has branched out into the peer-to-peer car-sharing industry, becoming the first of such services in Europe, Automotive News reports. Citroen, the sister company of Peugeot, is specifically ...

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    Quick Spin: France wants top EV spot but faces hurdles seen 'round the world

    French Minister of Industrial Renewal Amaud Montebourg wants his nation to be considered the world's electric-vehicle leader. "France can guide the electric revolution. We want electric vehicles to be for everyone," he said during the recent welcome-home ceremony for the Citroen C-Zero driving ...

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    Official: Electric Odyssey travels around the world in 300 charges, 15,500 miles

    Just because Rafael de Mestre took his Tesla Roadster around the globe a bit faster doesn't mean that the adventure that the Electric Odyssey duo of Antonin and Xavier have been on is any less amazing. After all, they went 15,500 miles through 17 countries in an all-electric Citroen C-Zero (a ...

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    Official: Peugeot pitches all-electric utility van, the Partner Electrique

    Peugeot has announced the details for its new all-electric and practical utility van and says the model will go on sale by next June. It's even got a friendly name, the Partner Electrique. The Partner Electrique uses two lithium-ion battery packs with a total capacity of 22.5 kilowatt hours, ...

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    Report: BMW breaks up with PSA Peugeot Citroen, will develop hybrids in-house

    File this one in the envelope labeled 'Unsurprising'. BMW has announced, according to Bloomberg, that it is ending its partnership with PSA Peugeot Citroën just eight months after the agreement to collaborate on fuel-efficient vehicles was announced. Recall that the dual-headed French ...

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    Report: Ultra-cheap Citroen C-Zero electric car 'sells out' in 24 hours *UPDATE

    Price an electric vehicle right, and they'll beat a path to your door. That statement was proved in spades by Citroen last week when the French automaker made 200 C-Zero battery-electric vehicles available for 23-month, 20,000 kilometers (about 12,500 miles) leases for the low, low price of 90 ...

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    Official: Mission Africa sends electric Citroen Berlingo from Kenya to South Africa

    Venturi does more than create whimsical concept vehicles for auto shows. The company also supports electric vehicles going on long-distance adventures, like from Shanghai to Paris. The latest mission sends an EV along 4,800 kilometres (2,982 miles) from Kenya to South Africa. The trip started ...

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    Official: Pics Aplenty: Citroën to roll out sexy Numero 9 plug-in concept [w/video]

    Citroën has finally given the world a closer look at the company's next DS design study. The French automaker is set to introduce the DS line to China this year, and the Numero 9 design study is set to mark the occasion. Citroën will officially unveil the concept at this month's Beijing ...

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    Report: Round-the-world Electric Odyssey trip reaches the Rockies

    An attempt by two French engineers to drive a Citroen C-Zero battery-electric vehicle around the world hasn't been lost in translation... yet. Xavier Degon and Antonin Guy, who started what they call the Electric Odyssey in Strasbourg, France in February, reached the Rockies this month, with ...

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    New EV range record, 1,000 km (621 miles), set by modified Citroen Berlingo

    There's an old adage that in racing, how fast you can go is directly correlated to the depth of your pockets. A similar truth applies to electric vehicle range, as the new world record holder can attest. BEA-tricks, a German company that specializes in EV conversions, recently packed a Citroen ...

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    Official: BMW Peugeot Citroen Electrification joint venture officially launched

    Question: If BMW and PSA Peugeot Citroen were to enter into a partnership to build electric vehicles, what would it be called? Answer: BMW Peugeot Citroen Electrification. Imaginative, no? The companies signed a memorandum of understanding in February of 2011, and have now made the union ...

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    Report: Citroen says diesel HYbrid4 version will account for 20% of DS5 sales

    The totally redesigned Citroen DS5 will hit dealerships in November 2011 in France and elsewhere (including China, Russia and Latin America). So, too, will the diesel HYbrid4 version of the DS5. Though pricey (approximately £30,000 or $47,700 U.S. at today's exchange rate), Citroen says ...

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    PSA Peugeot Citroen teams with GE for Europe-wide electric vehicle leasing

    The road to 25,000 EVs is paved one car at at time. At the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show,PSA Peugeot Citroen and General Electric signed an agreement that calls for the co-development of e-mobility in Europe. The non-exclusive agreement, will see GE Capital lease Peugeot and Citroen electric ...

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    Mitsubishi signs electric vehicle MOU with region in Russia

    Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, along with Rolf Import, MMC's exclusive Russian distributor, and the Government of Russia's Kaluga Region signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that calls for the three parties to collaborate on several projects aimed at improving the natural environment of the ...

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    PSA Peugeot-Citroen to offer range of "eco-friendly" vehicles

    Aside from pure electric vehicles like the C-Zero and iOn, PSA Peugeot Citroën has announced that it's aiming to pack its lineup full of "eco-friendly" vehicles. The goal, according to PSA Peugeot-Citroen chief executive officer Phillippe Varin, is to launch an "eco-friendly solution" in all ...

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    Citroen adds C-Zero to MultiCity vehicle rental service

    Citroën is now offering its battery-powered C-Zero through its MultiCity vehicle rental service. Prices range from €35 ($51 U.S. at the current exchange rate) for half a day to €140 ($205 U.S.) for a weekend of zero-emissions driving. Currently, the C-Zero can be rented at six ...


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