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Detroit-based EcoV Electric wants to prove that slow-and-steady does indeed win the race when it comes to low-cost utility electric vehicle. The company has been talking about its EV only for seven years now and says it is finally almost ready for production. The company recently posted a two-minute video (yes, available below) that explains the single-charge range of up to 40 miles and, most importantly, a possible price of just $12,000. The company says the car will pay for itself in about a y

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There are more and more electric vehicle options popping up for people who don't need to drive all that far and like to "gas up" from their home electric outlet every night. One new prototype in this market segment, the EcoV Electric Vehicle, is being offered by a man who has worked for 35 years in the auto industry (he worked in the EV program at GM) and who claims the boxy car can travel between 25 and 40 miles per charge and has a top speed of 25 miles per hour.