Waiting for the Electric Car Price War

As plug-in hybrid and all-electric cars gradually make their way to dealers’ lots over the next 12 months, we are likely to see more aggressive price cutting and hardcore marketing deals in an attempt to lure consumers away from their good ol' gasoline vehicles.…

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Renault-Nissan Charges Ahead With Electric Cars in China

As Google (s GOOG) mulls pulling out of China, the Renault-Nissan Alliance is digging in. The French-Japanese auto duo has just detailed its first deal with a Chinese city to develop electric vehicles and infrastructure. Under the pilot program announced Thursday, Nissan will roll out 25 electric vehicles in Wuhan starting in 2011 with the Nissan LEAF sedan. The Wuhan government will build 250 electric vehicle chargers, and two additional "quick chargers," for installation in the city. Both Wuhan and Nissan plan to work on marketing, collaborating on "education and awareness programs."…

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