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Detroit Electric and Proton to Tesla S to the Electric Car Finish

Tesla’s Model S stole a headline during its launch week. But when it comes an all-electric sedan onto the Tesla’s time in the limelight may be Proton and Detroit Electric are on putting an electric family car on the much sooner than will.

Haven’t heard of Electric. You’re not alone: Its a new that’s resurrecting a defunct of electric car last used a ago. But being fresh on the isn’t a problem, according to its CEO Lam the company plans to get its all-electric into mass production and on the market by February next .

The trick is that the Detroit is partnering with Proton, the company that’s already got a system in place for its conventional autos. Detroit will use tooling and production line for its but with different stylings Proton’s existing line. In Proton will get to sell its own in South-East Asia with the lithium-ion electric power inside—the incredibly sci-fi Pure Electric Magnetic Motor . This is technology Detriot’s been developing for a since last year the was demonstrating an electric Lotus That car had a 150kW motor could push it from in just 4.3 seconds (the real Elise takes

4.6 seconds ,) with a range of 325 and a 6.5-hour full charge

The seeds for the coming Detroit were also to be seen in a electric Proton Performa.

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The plans to get two different vehicles on the at first, seemingly differentiated by The 180-kilometer-range vehicle will for $23,000 to $25,000 while the vehicle will be between and $33,000, and they’re entirely much greener option existing hybrids like the There is no touchscreen dashboard, and the of the cars isn’t quite up to the mashup that is Tesla’s S, but it looks perfectly acceptable—particularly in red and sporty option (and a lot more conventional than the Aptera ). The cars are no speed either, with a top speed of and a 0-62 time of under seconds.

The Tesla S can do that in around six

But that delivery timescale is the amazing claim coming the company. It expects to start cars in Europe and Asia in 2009, and expand into the three to six months later. And the targets are equally ambitious: sold globally in year and 270,000 by 2012.

That puts the 2011 date of the Tesla S and its 20,000-a-year rate to shame doesn’t it?

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