The revived Detroit Electric brand is getting its ducks in a row to perform that rare act of building and selling highway speed electric vehicles in the U.S. According to AllCarsElectric (which sources the subscription-only Ward's Auto), Detroit Electric has already gotten "several" dealer requests and the company will start taking official applications this summer. In early July, Detroit Electric will select the first of about 150 dealers across the U.S. to sell the e63 (above) and e46 electric
Detroit Electric E63
Last September, the revived Detroit Electric brand announced in Malaysia that it planned to produce a new line of electric vehicles by the end of 2009. At the time, nothing was official, but the electric cars on display were based on the guts of Proton Savvy and Persona sedans, leading us to wonder if there was a deal between Detroit Electric and the Malaysian automaker. Apparently, there is.
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