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Detroit Electric To Start Production In Holland

September 2nd, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

The second revival of the Detroit Electric name is banking on a carbon copy of the Tesla Roadster to get the ball rolling on this new/old brand, as well cashing in on Detroit's resurgence as a manufacturing hub. Alas, production delays and the lack of a factory deal has sent Detroit Electric to Holland to begin production. Is this Fisker

Detroit Electric Delays Launch Over Factory Deal

August 28th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Though the Tesla Roadster is no longer in production, Detroit Electric hoped to fill the Lotus-shaped void left by Elon Musk’s electric automaker. While the company’s executives seem supremely confident, the reborn Detroit Electric is already running into snags, failing to sign a deal with the owners of a proposed factory location

Detroit Electric And Geely Announce EV Partnership

April 29th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Detroit Electric has announced that it will partner with Chinese automaker Geely to co-develop electric cars for China. This deal will help the reborn electric car maker add an experienced partner to its portfolio to help it develop affordable electric car solutions for the world’s largest new car market

Detroit Electric Pledges To Launch Sedan, Hatchback By End Of 2014

April 8th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

The big news last week was the return of Detroit Electric, which is launching later on this year with the SP:01, an all-electric supercar based on the Lotus Elise. Sounds familiar, right? But Detroit Electric promise it isn’t just a Tesla Motors copycat, and the newly-resurrected company is pledging to have both a pure-electric sedan and hatchback on sale by the end of 2014. The question

Detroit Electric SP:01 Sports Car Production Begins This Summer

April 4th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

When Tesla Roadster production ceased, the world was suddenly left without a fast, fun, and (comparatively) affordable all-electric sports car. The revival of the Detroit Electric name hopes to change that with the SP:01, a Lotus-based electric coupe that will begin production this summer. In many ways, this is like the Tesla Roadster 2.0...but with a hardtop roof

Detroit Electric Rises From The Grave To Sell Lotus-Based EV Coupes

March 25th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Once upon a time in America, electric vehicles were sold by the thousands, and the chief EV was the Detroit Electric, built by Anderson carriage. A few years ago, the Detroit Electric name was revived, with the hopes of selling a Lotus-based electric roadster. Now Detroit Electric is back, again, with the intention of selling an electric roadster based on...a Lotus

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