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    Followup: Off radar, Coda now dealing with multiple supplier lawsuits

    Another ominous sign for Coda Automotive: multiple lawsuits filed by suppliers who claim they are owed money. This comes after Coda laid of about 50 employees in December and then furloughed a few more in January; news has surfaced of four lawsuits filed since June of last year. EDAG Group, an ...

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    Judge rules Renault can use Zoe name

    Renault Zoe concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Much to the chagrin of some French women and girls, a judge ruled on Wednesday that automaker Renault can apply the Zoe badge to its upcoming electric hatch. Lawyer David Koubbi, who argued on behalf of two children named Zoe ...

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    Meet the man who quietly profits from every hybrid sold

    Alex Severinsky is a Russian man who came to the United States in 1978. He graduated from Ukraine's Kharkiv University of Radioelectronics in 1967 before moving on to an Electrical Engineering Ph.D. from Moscow's Institute for Precision Measurements in Radioelectronics and Physics in 1975. That's ...

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    Amusing: Zoe Renault doesn't want there to be an electric car called the Renault Zoe

    Renault Zoe Z.E. concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Any marketing person will tell you that coming up with the right name is one of the most difficult aspects of launching a new product. Big companies will spend millions of dollars researching names to make sure that they ...

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    AutoblogGreen Q&A: Civic Hybrid owner John True (he's the guy suing Honda)

    Southern California musician var digg_url = ''; John True recently filed suit against American Honda Motor Company over their mileage claims for the Civic Hybrid. In an era of rising fuel costs ...

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    UCS has a CVD

    The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) has come up with a Clean Vehicle Design (CVD) that could be applied more broadly to new vehicles sold in the US to reduce Global Warming Emissions. These are technologies already developed and in production and available on some vehicles. Combine them on any ...


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