Monday, April 20, 2009

Lithium: Australia a chance of getting electric car first. TNR.v, SQM, WLC.v, CLQ.v, CNY.v, TTM, BYD, GOOG, AAPL, RIMM, FCX, HUI, OIH, OIL

Our Next Big Thing will start in Austarlia as well.

The i MiEV has a range of 160 kilometres from a single charge, seats four, and will be aimed at inner-city commuting.
It's due to go into production in Japan in June, with the potential then for it to be introduced in other countries.
Australia's considered the most advanced of those, with the federal government recently clearing the car to be registered and used on local roads.
Mitsubishi Australia officials say they're interested in taking the i MiEV which produces 47 kilowatts of power and boasts a top speed of 130 kilometres an hour, with zero emissions.
Based on current electricity prices it'll cost between two-dollars-50 and four dollars to charge.

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