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Richard Canny joins XL Hybrids board of directors

The former CEO of Think Global has moved over to XL Hybrids. Richard Canny, who sometimes writes for AutoblogGreen, joined the XL Hybrids board of directors this past week and said in a statement that he is ready to promote the company's aftermarket hybrid powertrain system that is supposed to improve fuel efficiency by up to 20 percent. Canny said in a statement that, "XL Hybrids has a unique and proprietary technology system that

It's payback time from your "Cashback Car"

Connected And Networked Electric Vehicles Have The Potential To Make EVs Viable Without Huge Incentives.

Is it really possible to have consumers pick which fuel technologies will win?

Markets are great – but the true costs of our fuel choices are not reflected in the price

Electric vehicle newcomers still in front after first round, but for how long?

Smaller players will struggle with lack of scale, yet have products on sale. Larger established manufacturers are late to the game, but have massive resources. Who is going to win the EV race?

Barry Engle joins Think as new CEO

With all those difficult times behind it, you might think that the people at Think are finally ready to just sit back and let the sales roll in. Nope. Think announced today that there has been an orderly change of

Living On Electric Avenue Diary: Day Four

Today, I interviewed Think CEO Richard Canny to discuss the car, his thoughts on EVs, and plans for the U.S. market. Here is what I learned:

Think finds an M-Way into Switzerland, thanks to Migros

Think City – Click above for high-res image gallery

Think details its plans to let its simple, bold electric cars "change the world"

Think City in Turku, Finland – Click above for high-res image gallery

Think CEO Richard Canny talks about Indiana plant deal, electric car plans for the U.S.

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels (left) and Think CEO Richard Canny – Click above to enlarge

Officially Official: Think will build City electric car in Elkhart, Indiana

Th!nk City production in Finland – Click above for high-res image gallery

Think City coming to the U.S. - info overload

One potential design for the next-gen Th!nk City

Think's request for help going unanswered, not all orders guaranteed to ship

We learned earlier today that Norwegian electric automaker Th!nk had requested a handout from the Norwegian government. We've now heard that the government is not likely to give the EV maker any money. According to a translation of a piece in the Norwegian news source Dagbladet by AutoblogGreen reader L