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All-Electric Tata Nano Revealed in Geneva
Posted By Ariel Schwartz On March 4, 2010 @ 2:07 pm In Green Transportation,Innovation | 5 Comments
We were beyond excited upon learning that the world’s cheapest car, the Tata Nano , might be released in hybrid  form. But it looks like Tata has skipped the step of going hybrid and has decided to release an all-electric version of the Nano instead!
The Tata Nano EV, revealed this week at the Geneva Auto Show , seats four adults and is outfitted with “super polymer lithium ion batteries”. The car isn’t meant for going too far or too fast– it offers up a range of just 99 miles and goes from 0 to 60 kilometers per hour in less than 10 seconds. But consider this: the regular Tata Nano costs $2,200. The electric version will cost significantly more because of its lithium-ion batteries, but we’re betting that Tata’s expertise in making ultra-cheap vehicles could keep the Nano EV in an accessible price range for most consumers. We’ll find out when the car goes into production later this year.
+ Tata Motors 
Via Autobloggreen 
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 Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2010/03/04/all-electric-tata-nano-revealed-in-geneva/000-tata-nano-ev-geneva/
 Tata Nano: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/12/01/tata-nano-worlds-cheapest-car-to-go-hybrid/
 hybrid: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/12/01/capstone-unveils-hybrid-supercar-propelled-by-a-jet-turbine/
 Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2010/03/04/all-electric-tata-nano-revealed-in-geneva/004-tata-nano-ev-geneva/
 Geneva Auto Show: http://www.inhabitat.com/2010/03/01/lotus-unveils-hybrid-414e-evora-supercar/
 + Tata Motors: http://www.tatamotors.com/
 Autobloggreen: http://green.autoblog.com/2010/03/03/geneva-2010-tata-debuts-nano-ev-concept/
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