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    Did EESTOR miss another deadline? Signs are pointing to "yes"

    is it officially time to give up on EESTOR? Technically, we have 12 months to wait and see if Ian Clifford, the CEO of Zenn Motors, comes through on his promise to demonstrate the semi-magical-sounding energy storage unit in 2010. But silence from company that is partnering with EESTOR on the ...

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    GM: Volt plus EEStor could work ... if EESU worked

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    There are 16 days left in the month of December. Besides being time for most Americans to kick their Christmas shopping sessions into high gear and start planning their resolutions for 2010, it also means that there's precious little time ...

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    How can EEStor be valued at $1.5 billion?

    We've long given up on waiting for announcements from EEStor (and, to a lesser degree, their partner ZENN) to come true. But, with the latest move by ZENN to drop their plans to launch the cityZENN high-speed electric car and will instead focus on becoming a supplier of ZENNergy Drive electric ...

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    REPORT: Zenn cancels plans for high-speed EV, will focus on supplying ZENNergy Drive components

    According to reports from Reuters and, Zenn Motors has canceled plans to launch its cityZENN high-speed electric car and will slow down work on its low-speed EVs. According to Zenn Chief Executive Ian Clifford, the company will focus its efforts on becoming a supplier of ZENNergy ...

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    REPORT: public demonstrations of EESTOR's sectretive EESU next month?

    Last month, we got a glimpse inside EEStor's ultracapacitor progress thanks to a leaked audio clip – admittedly, possibly on purpose – of someone interviewing EEStor CEO Dick Weir. At that time, Weir said that the EESU packs would be coming soon and promised demonstrations for 2010. ...

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    EEStor information overload (not a typo) in leaked interview with CEO Dick Weir

    For about six hours recently, a leaked (we assume it was leaked) audiotape of someone speaking with EEStor CEO Dick Weir was available on Yahoo! video. Before the video was yanked, enterprising electric car fans managed to record the audio and have made it available around the net. What's amazing ...

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    ZENN: Trust us, the EESTOR thing is totally cool, like $700,000 cool

    Hype maintenance can be hard work. Following the Earth Day announcement that the EEStor ultracapacitor had passed independent tests that showed it had a relative permittivity of 22,500, the automaker most closely tied to the secretive company, ZENN, has come out to say two things. First, the test ...

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    EEStor gets patent for EESU, we get some details

    Stop the presses! We've finally got some real information regarding EEStor's highly secretive capacitor-based energy storage system, though it's not exactly coming from the company itself. It seems that EEStor recently filed for patents of its new technology, which centers around a core of aluminum ...

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    ZENN founder remains committedly-non-committal on EEStor

    The Globe and Mail has published a online question and answer session between readers and Ian Clifford, founder of ZENN Motors. Aside from assembling a neighborhood electric vehicle in Canada, ZENN has garnered attention for its involvement with EEStor. The latter has made some big claims about a ...

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    Techno Ride drives a Zenn, comes away impressed

    TechnoRide, 'the car site for tech fans,' has managed to score a Zenn electric car for review. They seem to have had a good time with the NEV, calling it "impressive." They do, however, note a few issues with the vehicle, which are to be expected, including a lack of luxury features and excessive ...

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    ZENN claims they will launch EEStor-powered EV in fall 2009

    At ZENN annual shareholder meeting in Toronto yesterday, company officials made a big announcement about their plans to move beyond mere neighborhood electric vehicles. They plan to launch a model called the cityZENN which will be a fully certified electric car with 80 mph top speed and 250-mile ...

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    AFVI Show: All about electric cars with Dynasty, GEM, Zap!, ZENN and Phoenix

    Dynasty, GEM, Zap!, ZENN, Phoenix. Certain readers in our audience will see this list and think, "What about Tesla? And Miles?" I'm not sure why those last two companies were not part of the electric vehicle panel at AFVI on Tuesday, but they weren't. Miles even had a presence at the show (Tesla ...

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    UK to get first crack at the Microcar-ZENN EV in Europe

    Apparently tiny cars can go both ways across the Atlantic. After last week's news that the SMART will be coming to America in 2008, Canada's Feel Good Cars announced that their Microcar-ZENN EV (which is manufactured in France) will be introduced to the UK this year, and then to other European ...

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    Zenn EV coming to America in late July

    The Zenn electric vehicle (read more here) will be available for sale in the United States in a few weeks, according to Autoweek. Feel Good Cars, Inc., based in Toronto has signed up 20 Zenn (zero emissions, no noise) dealers in the U.S., and expects to have about 45 by the end of the year. The ...


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