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Coda announces deal for electric cars with Wall Motors

Electric car Coda Automotive s second act is underway with a new partnership with Great Wall of China, to jointly develop an car for worldwide distribution, targeting an closer to that of equivalent cars.

Coda Automotive today, from the Beijing Show, that parent Coda Holdings had signed an with Great Wall to co-develop what the company will be the most affordable car on the market, with a price to entry-level internal combustion vehicles. Which means the goal is to shrink the price over equivalent gasoline

Almost no information about new car has been released at this other than it being Coda’s partner in this Great Wall Motors, is a and fast-growing Chinese automaker, delivered nearly 500,000 in 2011. The two companies say this be the first all-electric vehicle for development and distribution.

Great Wall already has around the world, and recently a manufacturing plant in Bulgaria, but the does not have any operations in the or Canada. Coda will distribution of the resulting vehicles in the while Great Wall do so elsewhere. The initial target are Europe, China and U.S.

The covers not only development of one car for delivery in mid-2014, but to go on to developing vehicles from Great product line. A peek on the Wall Motors website the company manufactures a full of vehicles from compact to SUV’s. For example, the Voleex is the company’s compact car.

As a gasoline car it comes with a 1.2L or 1.5L engine, has an 8 wheelbase, and is a four seater a tiny cargo area liter) unless the rear are folded down (1100

“This marks the launch of our with Great Wall that will enable us to EVs to global markets in a very and cost effective manner,” Phil Murtaugh, CEO, Holdings. “We’re excited to with Great Wall to develop the second product in portfolio, to bring another to a global problem and together high-quality clean technology Ultimately, this will drivers worldwide to go electric and support our mission of putting an EV in garage.”

Coda is already experienced in an electric car in collaboration with an The basic idea is to locate a making a suitable gasoline car, and develop with manufacturer modifications enabling it to be as an electric car. For example, Motors started this working with Lotus on modifications to a Lotus sports enabling Tesla to build it the Tesla Roadster.

Coda’s sedan is manufactured using a process.

Coda’s first car is being assembled, and sold, in but major parts of the car are manufactured in by Haifei Motor Co. That car has a similar to typical sedans as the Honda Civic, has an EPA rated of 88 miles, seats five has a cavernous trunk, and is the result of a between Coda Holdings and automaker Haifei Motor Co. supplies engineless car bodies gliders) to Coda, which are on Haifei’s website as the Haifei Electric Motor Car (export), a electric car developed for US market.

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Coda imports the gliders and an electric drive train and components, with final and testing occurring in Benicia at a facility managed by AMPORTS. did final assembly if its first electric car based on the Saibao Motor Car in March 2012 .

For the Coda’s relationship with is intact. The deal with Wall is a much deeper arrangement, where the two companies jointly develop intellectual in the resultant vehicles. Additionally Wall brings a much product portfolio to the game.

Coda brings experience battery systems, electric train development, and taking a vehicle to production and sales in the

Coda’s battery packs are in a joint partnership between Energy (sibling to Coda and Chinese battery maker Lishen.

Many say todays cars are too expensive, which means they have a price premium over gasoline cars. For example the Focus Electric has an MSRP of but the gasoline version has an MSRP at $16,500, for a $13k price What Coda intends to do is this price premium, the MSRP much closer to gasoline cars, after

Whether this means see a sub-$20,000 electric sedan incentives) remains to be seen. As a act this deal sounds ambitious, to lead a movement affordable electric cars.

Great Wall Electric Cars
Great Wall Electric Cars
Great Wall Electric Cars
Great Wall Electric Cars
Great Wall Electric Cars
Great Wall Electric Cars


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