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Chinese electric sports car Qiantu K50 might be made in U.S., with Coda connection

Chinese electric sports car Qiantu K50 might be made in U.S., with Coda connection

There's quite a list of Chinese automakers that are relatively unknown outside China yet have grand plans to enter the U.S. market. The latest is China’s Qiantu Motor, which has developed an all-electric luxury sports car called the K50, The K50 went on sale in China earlier this year and... read more

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Ad for 2012 Coda Sedan priced at $25,000, from Coda Silicon Valley dealer, January 2013

2012 Coda Sedan Electric Car Price Slashed to $25,000

Coda Automotive, the startup maker that builds the 2012 Coda Sedan electric car, is going through some very tough times. But it looks like one of its three dealers is trying... read more January 16, 2013 by 9

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Coda Woes Deepen: More Layoffs, Electric-Car Store Closed

The storm clouds continue to darken over electric-car startup Coda Automotive. The day after Christmas, the company announced on its Facebook page that it had closed its Coda... read more January 9, 2013 by 26

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Coda In Trouble? Electric-Car Maker Lays Off 15% Of Staff

If you're a couple of years late launching your car, and it gets only tepid reviews, and then its frontal crash safety is rated at just two stars out of five, it might be... read more December 12, 2012 by 3

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Coda Electric Sedan: Only 2 Stars In NHTSA Frontal Crash Tests

As part of standard procedure, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) crash-tests an example of each vehicle on sale, and assigns a rating based on how it... read more December 10, 2012 by 3

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2012 Coda Sedan Electric Car: Track Test Reveals Anomalies

The new car market is a harsh environment even for the best-funded and most-respected of carmakers. For a brand like Coda, whose electric sedan is not only a niche product by... read more December 4, 2012 by 6

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Forget Free Gas: 2012 Coda Sedan Comes With Free Electricity

How many times have you gone car shopping to hear the salesman promise to give you free gas for a few weeks or months as a deal sweetener? In the days of $4-a-gallon... read more October 17, 2012 by 7

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2012 Coda Sedan: First Drive

It's been a long time coming, but the 2012 Coda Sedan is now on sale at a handful of dealers in California. Six months after the very first Coda compact electric cars were... read more September 12, 2012 by 20

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2012 Coda Vehicles Recalled For Airbag Flaw

Coda is one of America's newest auto brands, and now, it's undergoing a time-honored rite of passage: its first official recall. According to a bulletin from the National... read more August 27, 2012 by 2

2012 Coda Sedans on assembly line, Benicia, California, March 2012

2012 Coda Sedan: On Sale, But Can You Test-Drive One?

It’s been nearly four months since deliveries of the 2012 Coda Sedan started, but with the automaker not willing to divulge its sales figures and very few cars spotted... read more July 6, 2012 by 19

2012 Coda Sedans on assembly line, Benicia, California, March 2012

Coda Abandons Plan To Build Its Battery Cells In U.S.

We breathed a sigh of relief when Coda announced it had started production of its electric Sedan earlier this month. Then, we positively jumped for joy when little over a... read more March 29, 2012 by 30

First delivery of 2012 Coda Sedan, at Coda Los Angeles, to buyer "Carmen," March 2012

First 2012 Coda Sedan Electric Cars Delivered To Paying Customers

You can add one more to the list of electric cars now on sale in the U.S., with deliveries last week of the very first 2012 Coda Sedan models last Friday in northern and... read more March 21, 2012 by 15

2012 Coda Sedans on assembly line, Benicia, California, March 2012

2012 Coda Sedan Production Starts; 88-Mile Range, 73 MPGe Efficiency

While the company didn't make its self-imposed deadline for first customer deliveries in February, Coda Automotive has a different reason to celebrate today. At 10:25 am... read more March 12, 2012 by 16



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