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6Coda Automotive strikes up ZEV credit deal with undisclosed automaker

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10Tesla says it does not depend on zero emission tax credit sales

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34Report: Honda buys $13.8 million worth of plug-in credits from Tesla

One of the advantages of being an automaker that produces nothing but plug-in vehicles is earning zero-emissions credits. It's long been thought that those credits could at some point become a valuable commodity. Back in 2007, when Phoenix Motorcars was still around, a big chunk of their business plan revolved around revenue from those credits. Phoenix went bust before they were ever able to deliver any vehicles, but Tesla Motors has picked up that idea.

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