The bell has tolled for electric vehicle maker Coda Automotive, which earlier this year laid off almost all of its employees following dismal sales for their all-electric Coda Sedan. Today the EV maker filed for bankruptcy, and going forward will focus on “energy storage solutions.” In other words, Coda, as a carmaker, no longer exists.
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It always sucks to see an innovative company with great ideas go under, and the green energy movement has had its fair share of casualties. But in all honesty, we don’t think anybody is surprised to see electric car maker Coda struggling to make any headway with their Chinese-built EV. With news of more layoffs and dealers slashing prices by 40%, it seems as though the writing is on the wall for Coda.
The Internet has a penchant for drama, and so it was yesterday that a story made the rounds that electric car maker CODA had announced “massive” layoffs…of 50 people. Ok, maybe not so massive, but things are still looking grim for the struggling EV maker and their bland sedan.
While automakers seem split over the concept of making electric vehicles blend in with the crowd, or stand out, one automaker has gone full-on bland for its EV. That company is CODA, which builds a boring electric sedan that does nothing to inspire anyone. Yet the above concept was penned with CODA in mind. Why didn’t they just build that?
Despite reservations from the buying public, and withering attacks from anti-EV advocates, the march of progress rolls on. California-based Coda, a start-up EV maker with high aspirations for its all-electric sedan, has finally recieved its official EPA ratings just as production of the first model begins. And the numbers look good; an 88-mile EPA-rated range […]
Finally, it’s Friday, which means we’re just a scant few hours from the wonderful weekend! With that in mind, here is this morning’s news round up. Some of today’s highlights include FedEx going electric in London, California considers stringent new emissions changes, and a beautiful home made from recycled cars. FedEx Testing Electric Nissan Vans […]
[social_buttons] Pawcatuck, CT – Connecticut based Yardney Technical Products, Inc. – who supplied NASA with batteries for the Mars Exploration Rovers (an all-electric vehicle, operating under the most challenging conditions imaginable) – and California-based Coda Automotive announced on Monday, June 8 that the two companies have entered into a joint venture (Coda Battery Systems LLC). Coda Battery Systems […]
At noon today, nascent auto-maker CODA announced a new electric car available in California in fall 2010. The fully electric sedan will have a range of 90-100 miles on a fully-charged battery. [social_buttons] Speaking during a webinar, the company also formally announced a global joint venture between CODA and battery manufacturer Lishen Battery Co., located […]