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    The Maya 300: An Exxon-Assisted Electric Car -- Seeking Alpha

    Electrovaya on Wednesday will discuss its plans for the Maya 300, an all-electric vehicle coming in 2011. The car will run on lithium-ion batteries, charge in about eight to 10 hours, run for 60 miles and plug into regular 110-volt outlets. It will cost around $20,000 to $25,000. An extended-range battery option will run for 120 miles on a charge and cost $30,000 to $35,000.


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    $20K for a vehicle that will be pushing many commutes in Iowa. Is there any way that such a vehicle is even safe in the winter time?



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    $20K for a vehicle that will be pushing many commutes in Iowa. Is there any way that such a vehicle is even safe in the winter time?
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    Quote Originally Posted by TykeClone View Post
    $20K for a vehicle that will be pushing many commutes in Iowa. Is there any way that such a vehicle is even safe in the winter time?
    Has to be safer than a Geo Metro.



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    Quote Originally Posted by TykeClone View Post
    $20K for a vehicle that will be pushing many commutes in Iowa. Is there any way that such a vehicle is even safe in the winter time?
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    Off to the cave we go....



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    Re: The Next Green Thing

    I'm not sure I'd be able to squeeze my fat *** into that thing...


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    Re: The Next Green Thing

    Quote Originally Posted by TykeClone View Post
    $20K for a vehicle that will be pushing many commutes in Iowa. Is there any way that such a vehicle is even safe in the winter time?
    Pretty sure this wasn't designed for an Iowa environment... most electric vehicles are being designed for an urban environment where people drive around town and thats it... not neccesarily for the long commute. These kind of cars would have to be used as a 2nd vehicle to a gas car, or you'd have to rent a gas car for longer trips

    For those that drive primarily around town though, it could have benefits I suppose. Grant you most urban areas don't have 110v outlets on the street curb


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