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Detroit Electric Launches New Sport EV [Photo Gallery]

   After 74 years of inactivity, the Detroit Electric motor company is back, pulling the covers of their new all-electric sports car.

Known as the SP:01 for now, the rear-wheel-drive car has an aluminum chassis, based on the Lotus Elise’s platform, and has a full carbon-composite body bolted to it, weighting 2,403 lb (1,090 kg) in total.

The car is powered by an air-cooled AC electric motor said to be mad… (continue reading >>)