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    Read This: First test drive shows promise of Saab 9-3 EV

    We can't read Swedish, so when it comes to a first-drive review of a Saab 9-3 electric-vehicle prototype, we'll trust Inside EVs' translation of a write-up from Swedish automotive publication Elbilen i Sverige. And it's a decent one. The write-up, that is. The translation, too, we hope. Taken to ...

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    Official: New Saab parent NEVS: we're not totally broke

    The many fans of 1987's The Princess Bride will recall Billy Crystal's Miracle Max character optimistically referring to the protagonist Westley as "mostly dead." It looks like National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), the company that now owns the Saab brand, fits that description. Of course, ...

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    Report: Revived Saab could finally bring electric drive to the 9-3

    Since the owner's name is National Electric Vehicle Sweden, there's got to be some plug-in action happening in the rebirth of the Saab brand, right? There sure is, but not until next year, says Automotive News. NEVS, which acquired Saab out of bankruptcy in August 2012, is slated to re-start ...

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    Report: NEVS exec discloses more Saab revival details, including electric plans

    Saab's new owner is maintaining its plans to re-start sales of the brand in 2014, but it's not ruling out an earlier coming-out party. National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), which acquired the iconic but bankrupt Swedish automaker this summer, is about 18 months away from debuting an ...

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    Report: NEVS completes Saab purchase, earns right to brand name but not griffin badge

    According to the Associated Press, a Hong Kong-based concern is close to building new Saab models. After some delays, National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) has completed the purchase of bankrupt Swedish automaker Saab. NEVS says it plans to debut an electric vehicle in about 18 months. ...

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    Report: NEV deal to buy Saab delayed

    Remember a month and a half ago when we told you that Saab will "soldier on?" Well, we should have written "stand at attention." According to SaabsUnited, the deal for National Electric Vehicle Sweden to buy the remaining Saab assets didn't close on schedule. In fact, it's been delayed by "a ...

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    Report: Saab majority buyer headed by businessman with biofuels background

    More good news for Saab enthusiasts big on alt-fuel transportation. The China-based entity slated to be the majority owner of Saab is headed by a tycoon that runs companies in the biofuels industry, the Associated Press reports. Kai Johan Jiang, who once worked for Volvo Trucks, heads a company ...

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    Official: Saab reborn as all-electric car company after sale to Asian-Swedish consortium

    This may not spell great news for one specific reporter trying to get parts for his '99 Saab 9-3, but electric-vehicle proponents may want to party. The Swedish automaker is officially under contract to be acquired by National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB (NEVS) for an undisclosed price. The ...

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    Report: Pennsylvania may make neighborhood-electric vehicles street legal

    Pennsylvania, one of the last states holding out against legalizing neighborhood-electric vehicles (NEVs) – such as those from Global Electric Motorcars (GEM), pictured – for street use, may change its laws to allow NEVs on some streets with speed limits as high as 35 miles per hour, ...

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    Oklahomans battling over the cost of NEVs. Should they be free?

    Wheego Whip - click above for high-res image gallery
    Low-speed, neighborhood electric vehicles are an interesting case. No one thinks of them as "real cars" – although the Wheego Whip, above, tries to be the Cadillac of NEVs – but they certainly serve a purpose and can meet the ...

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    U.S. mililtary looking for a few good EVs

    The U.S. military, like so many other giant organizations, is making the case for going green. From hybrid tanks to bio-fuel jet fuel, reducing fuel is becoming more and more important. The latest move is towards more electric cars, thousands of little NEVs to use on bases around the world. ...

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    Quebec Allows NEVs (Finally!)

    Yesterday, government officials in Quebec passed an ordinance to allow neighborhood electric vehicles on the streets. Well, ok, not on just any street.The NEVs are only allowed on roads with a speed limit of 50 kilometres per hour or less. They must have a triangular sign attached to the rear ...

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    20 mph-speed limit towns appeal to 2 in 5 Brits

    Photo by Mayr. Licensed under Creative Commons license 2.0. Yes, I know it's not the UK.The RAC Foundation (a UK organization dedicated to "protecting the interest of the motorist") warned that the idea of a town with a 20 mile per hour speed limit would grate many drivers, and they're right. But, ...

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    IMS releases study on golf cars, NEVs and utility vehicles

    How many electric vehicles will be sold in the in 2012? It's not an easy question to answer (especially when we hear news like this) but International Market Solutions (IMS) has released its fourth biannual study on the NEV, golf car and utility vehicle market. IMS calls these vehicles "the small, ...


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