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    Official: The Deliver is the oddest electric van we've ever seen [w/video]

    UK's Liberty Electric Cars, a subsidiary of Green Automotive Company and the same group that brought us the E-Range, has built a fully functional prototype of the odd-looking electric delivery van you see above, succinctly called Deliver. The EV looks futuristic – much more like a concept ...

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    Official: Phoenix Motorcars working on 14-passenger electric bus

    It's been a long while since we've covered Phoenix Motorcars. Following the company's 2009 bankruptcy and a shift in focus away from light duty vehicles, Phoenix fell off our radar a bit. But, as promised all those years ago, Phoenix is still working on alternative-fuel vehicles and has just ...

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    Report: 100 Via Motors PHEV utility vehicles headed to Canada

    Canada is going to soon make a big mark in the global market for electric trucks and vans, thanks to a deal with Via Motors. Sun Country Highway, a Canadian company dedicated to the adoption of zero emission transportation, has inked an $80-million deal with Via to purchase plug-in hybrids for ...

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    Report: Nissan e-NV200 electric van in 'final development phase'

    Nissan is ready to duplicate the success of its all-electric Leaf with its zero-emissions e-NV200 electric compact van, and the company is on schedule to start selling it to the public next year. The Japanese automaker is now in the "final development phase" for the e-NV200 after trying it out ...

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    Auctions: Quirky Kurbwatt electric postal van from 1980s surfaces on eBay

    Here's a tough sell on eBay: an old electric postal delivery van that only gets eight miles of range. It could go up to 40 miles on a charge, but that would cost about $1,600 for a new battery on top of the $2,400 asking price. The vehicle up for discussion is a Kurbwatt electric van, which runs ...

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    Report: Mercedes puts electric van program into 'hibernation'

    Mercedes-Benz had said its all-electric Vito E-Cell cargo van had sufficient juice to keep the model as a viable transportation option, but the same apparently can't be said for Germans' appetite for the vehicle. The Daimler division is putting future sales of the E-Cell on hold because of lack ...

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    Detroit: Nissan e-NV200 Concept makes up for its looks with utility [w/video]

    Before we go any further, let's just acknowledge the obvious: The Nissan e-NV200 Concept has a face only its mother could love. As far as styling goes, what we see is basically the Japanese automaker's NV200 with the fascia of the electric Leaf grafted on up front. To top it all off, the e-NV200 ...

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    Official: FedEX to trial the Nissan NV200 EV prototype in London

    The trial of Nissan's NV200 EV prototype by Japan Post last summer must have had some amount of success as the all-electric van is now poised to take on the streets of London, England. This time around, it will be rocking the colors of the courier FedEx as it begins a two-month stint of package ...

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    Mitsubishi set to launch Minicab-MiEV in Japan, will share with Suzuki

    Good news! Mitsubishi Motor Company is finally ready to follow up its i-MiEV (sold simply as the "i" here in the U.S.) with a second all-electric offering. The 8th of December will see the Minicab-MiEV hit dealerships across Japan in both 100-km (62-mile) and 150-km (93-mile) flavors with an MSRP ...

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    Nissan to unveil Leaf-based electric e-NT400 Atlas Concept truck

    How big can a Nissan Leaf get? How about big box truck big? While admittedly not built from the same body as Nissan's popular all-electric passenger car, the three new Nissan trucks based on the ATLAS F24 model that are making their appearances at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Truck Show ...

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    Video: Fully Charged drives the Ford Transit Connect Electric

    In his latest episode of the plug-in-centric show Fully Charged, Robert Llewellyn takes the Ford Azure Dynamics Transit Connect Electric for a spin. Here's a rundown of the Transit Connect Electric's vitals: In the U.S., the electrified van stickers at $57,400, but it qualifies for the $7,500 ...

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    FedEx to double the size of its electric vehicle fleet

    With a whopping 19 electric vehicles, FedEx's battery-powered fleet isn't all that big. But, with FedEx Express adding more than 4,000 fuel-efficient vehicles within the next two months – including 24 of the electric-only variety – the package delivery company's fleet of electrics ...

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    Emerald Automotive (who?) wants to build hybrid delivery van in Missouri [w/video]

    Emerald Automotive delivery van – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Hazelwood, MO will apparently soon be adding hundreds of manufacturing jobs to the region thanks to Emerald Automotive, a recent startup that designs and wants to build electric and diesel powered delivery vans ...

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    Suzuki Every electric van hits the streets of Japan

    Following the launch of the electric Mitsubishi Minicab i-MiEV, Suzuki decided to enter the fray with its battery-powered Every van. Suzuki has reportedly manufactured 13 of the electrified vans, which will be handed out to its dealerships in Japan on a trial basis. This, according to Integrity ...

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    Deliveries of Ford Transit Connect Electric to hit 700 by end of 2011

    Technically, Azure Dynamics – not Ford – is the manufacturer of record for the Transit Connect Electric. That's why it's AD that's thrilled to announce that sales of the electric van are booming and that production will be ramped up to meet soaring demand. AD says that some 700 ...

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    Nissan to test NV200 electric van in Japan

    Nissan has announced that it will begin testing an electrified version of the compact NV200 van in Japan by the end of July. For the first phase of testing, the Japan Post Service will use one battery-powered NV200 for postal collection and delivery tasks for approximately two months in the ...

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    Ford Transit Connect Electric joins GSA-approved plug-in vehicle list

    Back on May 24th, the General Services Administration (GSA), which oversees two-thirds of the 600,000-plus vehicles in the U.S. government's fleet – announced that it would purchase 116 plug-in vehicles, including 101 Chevrolet Volts, ten Nissan Leafs and five Think City electric vehicles. ...

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    GreenGo Tek wins bid to supply South Carolina with 10 electric vans

    Michigan-based neighborhood electric vehicle manufacturer GreenGo Tek Electric (GGT) has been selected to supply the state of South Carolina with at least ten of its low-speed E-Dyne electric vans. South Carolina intends to use the plug-in vans for campus supervision, grounds maintenance, ...

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    Mitsubishi logs 100-unit order for electric Minicab MiEV

    In early April, Mitsubishi started taking orders for the Minicab MiEV – one of eight plug-in vehicles that the Japanese automaker intends to launch by the end of 2015. Now, Mitsubishi reports that Japan's Yamato Takyubin Delivery Company has placed a 100-unit order for the electric ...

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    Volkswagen to test Elektro Caddy Maxi in Hannover, Germany

    At Hannover Messe 2011, the "world's foremost technology event," German automaker Volkswagen unveiled a battery-powered compact van called the Elektro Caddy Maxi. Though only a prototype, VW will lease an undisclosed number of these electrified vans to the city of Hannover, Germany for two years ...


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