The harsh reality of high costs and the inexorable heft of the auto industry have claimed another electric-car startup. GreenTech Automotive opened a plant in Mississippi in 2014, first saying it would manufacture a small, two-seat electric vehicle called the MyCar there. It later struck a deal with Chinese automaker JAC Motors to develop an electric car based on one of JAC's existing gasoline models. CHECK OUT: Greentech Auto's Electric Sedan: Haven't We Seen This Before? (Apr 2013) Now GreenTech is shutting down its factory, located in Tunica County in the Mississippi Delta, and the company...
Greentech Auto's Electric Sedan: Haven't We Seen This Before?
Suppose you took a Chinese-made compact sedan, converted it to a battery-electric vehicle, and sold it in the U.S. market. Does that story line sound familiar? If so, you may be thinking of Coda Automotive, the now-all-but-defunct maker of the 2012 Coda Sedan. Coda flashed into our minds on reading...John Voelcker