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BMW Mega City Car options

Discussion in 'Electric Vehicles' started by malcolm, Sep 13, 2008.

  1. malcolm

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    I hope they bring it to America. Considering that BMW is making it, I hope it ends up being a genuinely nice car. Not some Smart Fortwo.
     
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    Good news indeed.

    just wait for the PARIS auto show in four weeks in FRANCE.

    The socks of many EV wannabes will be blown of for good
    by a avalanche of economically drivable EV city cars by many experienced producers.
     
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    Not sure if this is the same "Mega city" car since it is now in France.

    Mega City introduces no-frills e-City Pro electric car

    e-cityproface.jpg
     
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    So this car needs it's own AIXAM Mega City thread.
     
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    #8 walk_n_wind, May 8, 2009
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    From the article:

    Yikes, CA isn't messing around.
     
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    It sort of does here (they used to be distributed by NICE).


    Really, I thought this was a 40 mile NEV :confused:


    EDIT: wrong microcar...
     
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    From BMW's green stunner | Auto Express News | News | Auto Express

     
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    Does anyone know more of this 200 mile regulation?
    What of cars like Mini-E, CODA, Leaf, etc, that don't beat 200 mile range ?!
     
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    Never heard of such a thing.

    Maybe there is some greater ZEV credit for a car with 200 mile range.
     
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    I think I remember reading about that 200 mile range thing a while back. Yet another way CARB was/is trying to favor HFCVs.
     
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    Found this.

    What Happened at CA Air Resources Board on ZEV? You Decide!
    Apr 7, 2008 (From the CalCars-News archive)


    And

    http://www.greencarcongress.com/2008/02/proposed-change.html

     
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    Sounds like "must have" was too strong a phrase to use... More like "will have more incentives if it has"...
     
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    So is this where the Mini E project is leading?

    BMW's new baby zeroes in on Fiesta | Auto Express News | News | Auto Express

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