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Opel Says it Will Lead EV Race, Working on More Vehicles | Hybrid Cars

Opel Says it Will Lead EV Race, Working on More Vehicles | Hybrid Cars

Opel Says it Will Lead EV Race, Working on More Vehicles Published October 29, 2011 By Jeff Cobb Opel RAK-e. A flight of fancy? Opel says it is evaluating whether to build this little battery electric vehicle. This week Renault-Nissan outlined its agenda to be number one in the world electrified auto market, but it won’t own Europe if General Motor’s Opel division has anything to say about it. For that matter, GM has also said it aims for world dominance, but unlike the Japanese company, it prefers to release little snippets about what it’s doing rather than lay out a six-year plan. Not that they are divulging much more, but GM’s European executives have been slightly more forthcoming. Last week, Opel’s sales and marketing chief, Alain Visser told Automotive News Europe it wants to be number one and this dovetails with its online brochure generally outlining the same. "We ...

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