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Norway’s Think Electric Cars coming to the US!

Posted By Jorge Chapa On June 3, 2008 @ 9:45 am In Green Transportation,TransportationTuesday | 7 Comments

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With fuel prices continuing to soar, the appeal for electric vehicles has never been higher. Eyeing a timely entrance to a tapped out market, Norwegian car manufacturer THINK has just announced [2]that the Think City Car [3] is coming to the US! These super efficient tiny cars will be hitting the streets of North America, where Think hopes to entice consumers with a reasonable price tag and freedom from gas-guzzling gargantuans.

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The Think Car [3] is a small compact electric vehicle that is capable of running up to 100km/hr and can go 180km on one charge. It’s cost will run about $25,000, making it the perfect vehicle for the urban dweller. At the moment, the Think City [4] is the only vehicle from the Oslo-based manufacturer to be commercially available in the US. However plans exist to introduce a SUV crossover, called the Ox [5]. To make the drive across the pond and come to the US, Think is partnering with an array of capital investment firms, better known for creating Silicon Valley startups.

+ Think City Car [3]
+ Think [6]
+ Norway’s Think to Produce, Sell Small Electric Cars in U.S. [2]


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[1] Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/06/03/think-city-coming-to-the-us/

[2] announced : http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121207677528729631.html?mod=rss_whats_news_technology

[3] Think City Car: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/03/04/super-cute-electric-zero-emissions-think-car/

[4] Think City: http://en.think.no/think/content/view/full/290

[5] Ox: http://en.think.no/think/content/view/full/261

[6] + Think: http://en.think.no/

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