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26Coda will offer cheaper electric Sedan with less range, now starts at $37,250

Will electric-car buyers trade away 25 miles of driving range in exchange for $2,650?

2Opel/Vauxhall's all-new city car could provide a platform for future electric vehicles

Opel Corsa ecoFlex – Click above for high-res image gallery

19VW adds Bosch-Samsung and LG Chem to list of potential battery suppliers

Volkswagen e-up! concept – Click above for high-res image gallery

12Video: Mini E takes over the world, drives gasoline vehicles into extinction

Mini E Evolution - Click above to watch video after the jump

50SAE 2010: Argonne Lab director says battery electrics still not ready for mainstream

Don Hillebrand understands electric vehicles and their benefits and limitations. As the director of the Center for Transportation Research at the Argonne National Laboratory, he has done plenty of testing on all kinds of alternative drive vehicles. Speaking to the Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress on Wednesday, Hillebrand acknowledged that despite advances in lithium ion technology, battery electric vehicles still have not evolved far enough to capture a significant share of the mai

11Coda secures $394 million in capital for joint battery venture, expansion

Coda EV Sedan – Click above for high-res image gallery

42Mitsubishi responds to Leaf pricing by cutting i-MiEV price by $6,700 in Japan

Mitsubishi i-MiEV – Click above for high-res image gallery

8FedEx adds 4 more BEVs to its already green delivery fleet

Two of the largest parcel delivery fleets in the U.S. have been competing neck and neck in a race to become the greenest in the land. Both Federal Express (FedEx) and United Parcel Service (UPS) have delved into alternative energy vehicles for daily delivery use.

41Report: GM to build battery-only Volt, Lutz acknowledges range drops when cold

2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery

21Expert says lithium ion batteries better for hybrids than full EVs

Low-cost electric cars are waiting on nothing but a simple battery breakthrough. That's been the long-held opinion of many experts for the last, oh, 50 years or so. Is lithium ion technology the tipping point we've been waiting for all these years? Well, naturally that depends on who you ask.

37Quick Spin: Nissan Leaf the tip of mass market EV spear

Nissan Leaf – Click above for high-res image gallery

46Quick Spin: Nissan Leaf the tip of mass market EV spear

Nissan Leaf – Click above for high-res image gallery

5Plug-in vehicles will get special license plate in Ontario next year

digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/Plug_in_Cars_To_Get_Special_License_Plates_in_Ontario_by_10'; Want to emblazon your ride with Ontario's new "environmentally friendly vehicles" license plate? There are two hurdles you'll have to jump. First, wait until next year when the plate actually becomes available on July 1. Second, you'll need to get a car with a plug. According to the Toronto Star, the new green vehicle plates are for plug-in hybrids and battery-powered cars only.

101Honda CEO: People will embrace fuel cells when they realize battery limits

Here at the Tokyo Motor Show, Honda introduced its first plug-in vehicle concept in many years in the shape of the EV-N. However, during the press conference, new CEO Takanobu Ito shared the main stage with only two cars, the FCX Clarity and the new CR-Z concept. The EV-N and a plug-in Cub scooter were off on a smaller side stage. During a Q&A session with media this evening, Ito explained the company's strategy on electric vehicles.

1192010 Nissan Leaf [*UPDATED w/vids & live photos]

In person, in depth - and U.S. bound

2010 Nissan Leaf EV - Click above for hi-res gallery

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