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In November, Northern Lights Energy signed a letter of intent to buy 1,000 converted electric SUVs from Amp Electric Vehicles. This was the first big step in NLE's plan to turn Iceland into a country full of electric vehicles and deliveries were supposed to start in early 2011 and continue for the following five years. The electric SUVs – initially Chevrolet Equinoxes and then also Mercedes Benz ML vehicles and, potentially, other models – will be first sold in Iceland, and later in

Amp Electric Vehicles has made tremendous strides with its Amp'd Equinox. After our drives at this year's New York Auto Show and during the Automotive X-Prize, we learned that the converted Chevrolet Equinox electric vehicle (EV) displayed some unpleasant traits. But our perception of the vehicle changed for the better after a brief drive at the 2010 Business of Plugging In conference in Detroit confirmed that tweaks made throughout the summer have, ahem, converted this electric Equinox into sol

This is a big week for Amp Electric Vehicles, because the fledgling electric vehicle (EV) conversion company is finally delivering its first Amp'd Equinox to a fleet customer. Amp president Steve Burns told AutoblogGreen that the converted Chevrolet Equinox has been much, much improved since we drove it earlier this year at the New York Auto Show and then again during the Automotive X-Prize. We were able to get behind the wheel in a parking lot course set up at the 2010 Business of Plugging In c

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