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India yet to get these AMAZING electric cars

Last updated on: May 25, 2012 11:29 IST

Image: Nissan Motor Co. Executive Vice President Andy Palmer (C) speaks during the unveiling of the new e-NV200 electric car at Zona Franca Nissan factory.
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Petrol prices went up by Rs 7.50 per litre from Wednesday midnight.

The entire country is fuming over this.

While the Opposition slams the United Progressive Alliance government for mismanaging the economy, the common people looks at it as the government's ploy to make the poor starve to death.

The common people are at a loss and groping for a solution.

It is high time Indian auto companies brought out electric cars.

Apart from being fuel efficient, these cars are environment friendly as well.

These cars are yet to hit Indian roads.

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India yet to get these AMAZING electric cars


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A model poses inside a Denza electric car at the 2012 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition in Beijing.

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India yet to get these AMAZING electric cars


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Daimler AG Chief Executive Officer Dieter Zetsche (3rd R) and BYD's Chairman and President Wang Chuanfu (4th L) pose next to a Denza electric car at the 2012 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition.

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A visitor (R) looks at a new Ford Focus Electric which will use the AT&T wireless network to connect, at the International CTIA WIRELESS Conference & Exposition in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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India yet to get these AMAZING electric cars


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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Volkswagen's CEO Martin Winterkorn and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (L-R) pass an electric powered VW Golf car during a visit at the plant of German carmaker in Wolfsburg, Germany.

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Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, leaders from the Greater Mekong Sub-region (Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Myanmar and Thailand) and delegates watch a demonstration of an electric car at Japan-Mekong summit at the state guesthouse in Tokyo.

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An electro-car parks in front of a gas station in central Vienna.

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An employee works on an assembly line of electric cars at a factory of Shandong Shifeng (Group) Co. Ltd. in Jinan, Shandong province.

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Journalists talk to Lin Lianhua, vice president of Shandong Shifeng (Group) Co. Ltd. as they walk past newly assembled electric cars during an interview with Reuters at a showroom of an electric automobile manifacturing factory in Jinan, Shandong province.

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Bodies of electric cars are arranged inside a factory in Weihai, Shandong province.

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India yet to get these AMAZING electric cars


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Batteries and other car components are installed on an electric car at an assembly line at a factory in Weihai, Shandong province.

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The Fisker automotive electric Atlantic sedan logo is seen on the car's tire during its unveiling ahead of the 2012 International Auto Show in New York.

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India yet to get these AMAZING electric cars


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Britain's Prince Charles tries an Danish electric car during a visit he and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, made to VIA University College in Horsens.

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US President Barack Obama inspects the Buckeye Bullet, an electric fast car, at the Center for Automotive Research at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.

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A Renault Zoe ZE (Zero Emission) electric car is seen at the EVER Monaco 2012, a trade show dedicated to Ecological Vehicles and Renewable Energies, in Monte Carlo.

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A visitor looks at a Smart fortwo electric drive third generation during the EVER Monaco 2012.

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Prince Albert II of Monaco arrives driving a Nissan car 100 per cent electric and with zero emission for a visit at the EVER Monaco 2012.

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A Fisker Karma luxury plug-in hybrid car is seen at the sixth annual Alternative Transportation Expo and Conference (AltCar) in Santa Monica, California.

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CODA's first buyer Randy Abraham (R), his wife Julie (2nd R) and son James, 12, (L) get into their new electric car at the CODA dealership in Santa Clara, California.

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A woman and her son sit inside the capsule of an electric tricycle as they drive along a main road in central Beijing.

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The first interregional electric train manufactured by Hyundai Rotem is seen in the Ukrainian Black Sea port of Odessa March 14, 2012.

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India yet to get these AMAZING electric cars


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A Ford Focus electric car is displayed next to his charging station on the car maker's booth during the first media day of the Geneva Auto Show at the Palexpo in Geneva.

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A man charges an electric car during a demonstration ceremony to launch a charging station, owned by the Moscow United Electric Grid Company (MOESK), in Moscow.

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Singer Katie Melua poses inside an Opel 'RAK e' electric concept car at the "Cinema for Peace 2012" charity gala during the 62nd Berlinale film festival in Berlin.

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An electric vehicle is connected to a charging point during the inauguration of the Ibil control centre in the Bilbao Exhibition Centre in Barakaldo, Spain.