Sunday, October 10, 2010

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Australian state of Victoria launches massive 5-year electric vehicle trial 

Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Green Daily

Blade Electron

Premier John Brumby of the Australian state of Victoria has announced the launch of one of the world's largest electric vehicle (EV) trials. With A$5 million in funding ($4.9 million U.S. at the current exchange rate) and more than 50 organizations and 180 residents participating, the five-year-long EV trial is epic in both size and duration. Sixty battery-powered vehicles, consisting mainly of small passenger cars built by Blade Electric Vehicles, Toyota, Mitsubishi and Nissan, will be placed in commercial and government fleets as well as into the hands of carefully selected residents of Victoria. ...

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