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Originally appearing at the 2010 Detroit Auto Show, the sub-$50,000 Saba Motors Carbon Zero roadster will return for round two, taking the stage at the 2011 NAIAS. One possible reason for the return is that Saba Motors, a Silicon Valley startup, hopes to soon secure additional funding from investors to turn its electric roadster from conceptual dream into reality. It could use the cash. Saba Motors had plans to compete in the Progressive X-Prize competition this past summer, but financial issues

Looks like Silicon Valley is home to yet another start-up electric car company, this one with an eye to bring a roadster to market with a low-$40's price tag. That's Chevy Volt and Coda EV country! SABA Motors is just a few short weeks from finishing its first prototype and plans to compete next year with many of the other electric car companies head-to-head for the Progressive X-Prize and possibly the TTXGP as well.. While its website claims the company is currently in stealth mode, the "Carbon