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    Official: Renault, Bollore get together for new EV, Bluecar production, carsharing

    The Bollore Bluecar has a deep connection to Pininfarina. The Italian design house and coachbuilder helped Bollore create the B0 (the concept that led to the Bluecar) and has built all of the Bluecars to date. Starting in the second half of 2015, though, Renault is going to take over production ...

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    Report: Geely, Kandi form partnership focused on electric vehicles

    Geely and Kandi Technology have plugged themselves together to research, develop, produce and market EVs together. The initial investment is a billion yuan ($160 million US) to fund the partnership, and each partner retains a 50-50 share. It looks like a match made in green heaven, with both ...

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    Report: Daimler BYD electric vehicle to debut in April of 2012

    The design is "frozen," according Daimler chief executive officer Dieter Zetsche and the vehicle is "on track." Those words from Zetsche refer to an upcoming electric vehicle, which stems from the joint venture between Daimler and China's BYD – official name: Shenzhen BYD Daimler New ...

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    EnerSys, GAIA launch space, naval application lithium-ion JV in Germany

    Taking lithium-ion batteries to heights never before reached is the goal of EnerSys and GAIA. The dynamic duo just entered into a definitive agreement to launch a large-format lithium-ion battery cell joint venture in Germany, where the focus will be on developing power storage devices for ...

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    Zetsche reportedly says Daimler to pick new compact car partner by mid-2010

    Despite rumors of Daimler and Renault collaborating on a four-door Smart model, no official tie-up between the two companies has been announced. That could change next year when Daimler will reportedly decide who its small-car partner will be. Daimler is getting even more heavily into the ...

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    Volkswagen hedges battery bets, looks to form JV with Varta

    Volkswagen E-Up! Concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    As Volkswagen looks to move forward with plans to build electric cars like the e-up! in the next several years, it apparently doesn't want to restrict itself to a single battery supply. VW has already previously announced plans to ...


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