New Electric Car Industry Imminent

Diem, William
November 2008
Ward's Auto World;Nov2008, Vol. 44 Issue 11, p18
Trade Publication
The article discusses the emergence of the electric car industry based on feedback from the 2008 Paris Auto Show. The entry notes that the automobile show featured more than 30 extended-range electric vehicles (EV) from six well-known car makers and 16 new companies. The section cites that most of the electric cars at the Paris auto show belong to the low-power quadricycle category, while others were concept vehicles. Also mentioned is the Autolib EV-sharing program which aims to provide 2,000 electric cars for people who want to drive within Paris.


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