Coda Automotive

Coda recalls 78 electric sedans

Electric car startup Coda Automotive joins the ranks of its peers that have recalled early cars because of faulty parts. On Sunday Coda recalled 78 of its electric sedans because of a mis-installed side curtain air bag.

Coda looks to China for second low cost electric car

A partnership between an LA-based electric car startup and a Chinese auto maker intends to produce “the most affordable EV on the market.” On Tuesday Coda announced that it has a new deal with Great Wall Motors Company to co-develop a low cost electric car.

Electric car maker Coda closes nearly $150M

Electric car startup Coda Automotive has raised close to $150 million in funding, the company announced late Monday. I think this is the same oversubscribe round that the company has been in the process of raising over the past year.

Coda to Open Electric Car Store This Summer

Looks like creating an in-store experience is the way to go for electric car companies. This week, electric car startup Coda Automotive is releasing images of its new store at Westfield Century City in Los Angeles, Calif., which it plans to open this summer.

Electric Car Startup Coda Brings in New CEO

Electric car startup Coda Automotive has found its new CEO. GM veteran Phil Murtaugh, who launched GM’s Shanghai-based business, is taking over as permanent CEO for interim CEO Steven Heller. Coda’s previous CEO Kevin Czinger stepped down from the company late last year.

Uh Oh: CODA CEO Steps Down

Sounds like there’s trouble brewing at CODA Automotive, the venture-backed startup which hopes to be one of the first to sell an all-electric sedan to mainstream consumers. Late Friday CODA announced that CEO Kevin Czinger will step down.

The Key to China’s Electric Car Market: Partnerships

This morning another China electric vehicle partnership has emerged: called the New Energy Sustainable Transportation International Alliance, the group includes auto parts maker Eaton, IBM, development firm AECOM, automaker Beiqi Foton Motor Co., lithium ion battery maker MGL and electric motor producer Broad Ocean.

Move Over Nissan LEAF, Coda’s Electric Sedan Is Here

Startup Coda plans to start delivering its first all-electric sedan, which has a more reliable, longer range than the Nissan LEAF, to customers in December. The company is also in the process of raising another $125 million and has passed a crucial phase of its DOE loan.

First Solar’s 2GW China Project Hits Snag

Looks like bad news for First Solar (s FSLR). The Washington Post reported Thursday that the thin film solar PV leader may not have actually secured that 2-gigawatt solar farm planned for China’s desert, which it announced back in September of 2009.

Apple Design Awards 2007 Announced

Glenn Wolsey points out that the Design Awards have been named for WWDC 2007. You can see them by category, here. A…