Coda and Great Wall Motors teaming up to produce cheap EV

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Coda and Great Wall teaming up to produce cheap EV

by Bryan

Coda, the maker of an sedan only on sale in has inked a deal with Wall Motors to make a electric vehicle. Photo Mariordo/Wikimedia Commons/CC-BY-SA

Only a few vehicles are available from carmakers nationwide, but there are a of boutique companies out there. Coda, is partnering with Wall Motors, a Chinese to mass-produce an electric car on the cheap.

California dreaming

There are a number of small companies electric vehicles aside the major car companies. One such Coda, builds an electric that has the same capabilities as the Leaf or Ford Focus and costs about the same.

The s website lists four where a Coda sedan can be from, but apparently they to take the next step.

Coda, according to USA Today, has inked a deal with Wall Automotive, a Chinese car to make a more cost-effective EV and selling it worldwide.


Great Wall C20R EV

The deal between Great and Coda, according to Businessweek, is for a electric vehicle. The car will be from Great Wall s with the electric powertrain present in the Coda sedan. components for Coda vehicles, to USA Today, are manufactured in China, it be a cinch.

It will be the first “green” for Great Wall Motors. to MarketWatch, Great Wall is a manufacturer of pickups, SUVS and currently producing close to vehicles per year.

The goal, to Businessweek, is to produce an electric that will be competitively with normal sedans, most electric vehicles are The vehicle is slated to enter in 2014 and will go on sale in China, and then in Europe and America.

Might be very good

The Coda starts at $38,145, the $7,500 federal tax credit and any state tax credits. The car has a 31 kilowatt-hour pack, powering a 134 horsepower motor. Coda estimates its at 125 miles, though the EPA rates it at 88 according to Businessweek, 15 more the Leaf and 12 more than the Electric.

Assuming that the future car has the capabilities of the current Coda but has a sticker price close to like a normal car, it entice a lot of people to go electric.

Great Wall C20R EV
Great Wall C20R EV
Great Wall C20R EV


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