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Coda Cars brings Sedan EV back at ‘substantial discount’

Proving once again that final acts in the EV world are rarely 100-percent, you know, final, check out this bit of surprisi More

Proving once again that final acts in the EV world are rarely 100-percent, you know, final, check out this bit of surprisi More

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Coda back in the game with 175-kW solar DC fast charging station

CODA to Provide Energy Storage for Solar Integrated Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Station in the San Francisco Bay Area

Eco-Station will create additional revenue streams and advanced functionality for site operators

MONROVIA, Calif., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — CODA Energy, with Energy Vault and Growing Energy Labs (GELI), will deploy the first Eco-Station, a solar integrate More

CODA to Provide Energy Storage for Solar Integrated Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Station in the San Francisco Bay Area

Eco-Station will create additional revenue streams and advanced functionality for site operators

MONROVIA, Calif., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — CODA Energy, with Energy Vault and Growing Energy Labs (GELI), will deploy the first Eco-Station, a solar integrate More

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Coda Emerges As Energy Storage Company

Battery technology used in the Coda sedan is at the core of Coda’s energy storage business.

Coda Energy, the remains of former electric vehicle maker Coda Holdings, is a silver-level sponsor of the Energy Storage North America Expo and Conference in San Jose, Ca More

Battery technology used in the Coda sedan is at the core of Coda’s energy storage business.

Coda Energy, the remains of former electric vehicle maker Coda Holdings, is a silver-level sponsor of the Energy Storage North America Expo and Conference in San Jose, Ca More

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Phil Murtaugh Exits CEO Position at Coda Holdings

hil Murtaugh, chief executive of Coda Holdings Inc., spent his last day on the job on Saturday. Murtaugh’s last words as he left the company’s office in Santa Monica, Calif. were, according to a knowledgeable source, “The last one out, please turn out the lights.”

Murtaugh was hired in January 2011 to make a success of the struggling manufacturer of pure electric vehicles, that were More

hil Murtaugh, chief executive of Coda Holdings Inc., spent his last day on the job on Saturday. Murtaugh’s last words as he left the company’s office in Santa Monica, Calif. were, according to a knowledgeable source, “The last one out, please turn out the lights.”

Murtaugh was hired in January 2011 to make a success of the struggling manufacturer of pure electric vehicles, that were More

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CODA Automotive Now CODA Energy

CODA Automotive was never a rockstar of the electric vehicle industry… even with surfers gawking at it. So, when it filed for bankruptcy, not a lot of people took notice.

But CODA may have found a better niche for itself. It is now CODA Energy and is switching to a sole focus on energy storage solutions. No one gets a lot of attention in that sector, so maybe this is a better fit for CODA More

CODA Automotive was never a rockstar of the electric vehicle industry… even with surfers gawking at it. So, when it filed for bankruptcy, not a lot of people took notice.

But CODA may have found a better niche for itself. It is now CODA Energy and is switching to a sole focus on energy storage solutions. No one gets a lot of attention in that sector, so maybe this is a better fit for CODA More

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Bankrupt, Bought-Out EV Maker Coda Tries Energy Storage

A bankrupt EV startup repurposes for the grid.
Jeff St. John: June 27, 2013

Nobody wanted Coda’s plug-in electric sedans. Will anyone want its grid batteries?

Fortress Investment Group (FIG) seems to think so. The New York-based investment firm announced this week that it’s going ahead with a plan to turn the bankrupt EV startup’s batteries and energy management technolog More

A bankrupt EV startup repurposes for the grid.
Jeff St. John: June 27, 2013

Nobody wanted Coda’s plug-in electric sedans. Will anyone want its grid batteries?

Fortress Investment Group (FIG) seems to think so. The New York-based investment firm announced this week that it’s going ahead with a plan to turn the bankrupt EV startup’s batteries and energy management technolog More

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U.S. EV maker Coda wins approval to sell assets to Fortress

DETROIT (Reuters) — U.S electric car maker Coda Automotive has won bankruptcy court approval to sell its assets for $25 million to a group of lenders led by Fortress Investment Group.

Under the deal, Fortress group will pay $1.7 million in cash, and the remainder will come by way of a “credit bid,” in which Fortress will bid for the assets of Coda using debt owed instead o More

DETROIT (Reuters) — U.S electric car maker Coda Automotive has won bankruptcy court approval to sell its assets for $25 million to a group of lenders led by Fortress Investment Group.

Under the deal, Fortress group will pay $1.7 million in cash, and the remainder will come by way of a “credit bid,” in which Fortress will bid for the assets of Coda using debt owed instead o More

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UPDATE 2-Affiliates of electric car maker Coda file for bankruptcy

(Reuters) – Two affiliates of failed U.S. electric-car maker Coda Automotive filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, according to court documents, in another sign of the challenges facing the “green” car industry.

Lio Energy Systems Holdings and Miles Electric Vehicles are seeking to have their cases jointly administered with those of parent Coda Holdings a More

(Reuters) – Two affiliates of failed U.S. electric-car maker Coda Automotive filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, according to court documents, in another sign of the challenges facing the “green” car industry.

Lio Energy Systems Holdings and Miles Electric Vehicles are seeking to have their cases jointly administered with those of parent Coda Holdings a More

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Electric-Car Maker Coda Adds Recall to List of Troubles

Add another problem to Coda Holdings Inc.’s fraught launch of its electric sedan.

In addition to selling few cars—and ending up in bankruptcy protection—Coda Monday said that the airbags in the vehicles that did find owners have a “potential safety issue.”

Crash-testing in March by the National Highway and Transportation Safety Authority found that the cars’ side curtain More

Add another problem to Coda Holdings Inc.’s fraught launch of its electric sedan.

In addition to selling few cars—and ending up in bankruptcy protection—Coda Monday said that the airbags in the vehicles that did find owners have a “potential safety issue.”

Crash-testing in March by the National Highway and Transportation Safety Authority found that the cars’ side curtain More

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Electric-Car Maker Coda Files for Bankruptcy to Seek Sale

Coda Holdings Inc., parent of the electric-car maker backed by billionaire Philip Falcone, filed for bankruptcy and will seek to sell its assets to a group led by a Fortress Investment Group LLC (FIG) unit for $25 million.

The Los Angeles-based company, whose Coda Automotive unit also sought court protection, listed assets of as much as $50 million and debt of as much as $100 million today More

Coda Holdings Inc., parent of the electric-car maker backed by billionaire Philip Falcone, filed for bankruptcy and will seek to sell its assets to a group led by a Fortress Investment Group LLC (FIG) unit for $25 million.

The Los Angeles-based company, whose Coda Automotive unit also sought court protection, listed assets of as much as $50 million and debt of as much as $100 million today More

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Electric car startup Coda getting buried in lawsuits

Like Fisker Automotive, electric car company Coda Automotive is getting hit with lawsuits. It’s got over a half dozen filed within the last couple of months.
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Back in January we noted how following a trying year, electric car startup Coda Automotive was quietly dealing with a number of lawsuits over unpaid bills. These lawsuits followed layoffs and slow sales of the compan More

Like Fisker Automotive, electric car company Coda Automotive is getting hit with lawsuits. It’s got over a half dozen filed within the last couple of months.
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Back in January we noted how following a trying year, electric car startup Coda Automotive was quietly dealing with a number of lawsuits over unpaid bills. These lawsuits followed layoffs and slow sales of the compan More

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Longmont-based UQM continues to power forward, even through the challenges

If you’ve ridden the Regional Transportation District’s quiet shuttle buses that run up and down the 16th Street Mall in Denver, you’ve likely experienced UQM Technologies’ products without even knowing it.

Thirty of More

If you’ve ridden the Regional Transportation District’s quiet shuttle buses that run up and down the 16th Street Mall in Denver, you’ve likely experienced UQM Technologies’ products without even knowing it.

Thirty of More

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Coda EV’s Failure Becoming L.A. Council’s Solyndra

At the Nov. 2011 opening of Coda’s L.A. headquarters: From left to right, California Councilman Herb Wesson; Coda’s Executive Chairman Mac Heller; Los Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti; Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa; Forrest Beanum, Coda V More

At the Nov. 2011 opening of Coda’s L.A. headquarters: From left to right, California Councilman Herb Wesson; Coda’s Executive Chairman Mac Heller; Los Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti; Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa; Forrest Beanum, Coda V More

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CODA Motors’ Debt Struggles

CODA Motors, much like other electric vehicle startups, started with a vision. Unfortunately, vision doesn’t always translate into a success, and CODA Motors’ debt struggles may be just the beginning. As with any new product, there is always the chance that the market isn’t ready for the product or for the particular approach. CODA Motors’ plan, similar to Tesla Motors, was to install elec More

CODA Motors, much like other electric vehicle startups, started with a vision. Unfortunately, vision doesn’t always translate into a success, and CODA Motors’ debt struggles may be just the beginning. As with any new product, there is always the chance that the market isn’t ready for the product or for the particular approach. CODA Motors’ plan, similar to Tesla Motors, was to install elec More

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USA: Coda Circling The Drain With More Layoffs, Slashed Prices

It always sucks to see an innovative company with great ideas go under, and the green energy movement has had its fair share of casualties. But in all honesty, we don’t think anybody is surprised to see electric car maker Coda struggling to make any headway with thei More

It always sucks to see an innovative company with great ideas go under, and the green energy movement has had its fair share of casualties. But in all honesty, we don’t think anybody is surprised to see electric car maker Coda struggling to make any headway with thei More

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2012 Coda Electric Car Price Slashed to $25,000 By Dealer

Just the Facts:

A Coda dealer in Northern California has slashed the price of five Coda sedans to $24,995.
The savings of more than $13,000 from the car’s original price does not include government and dealer charges, but buyers may be eligibl More

Just the Facts:

A Coda dealer in Northern California has slashed the price of five Coda sedans to $24,995.
The savings of more than $13,000 from the car’s original price does not include government and dealer charges, but buyers may be eligibl More

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USA: 2012 Coda Sedan Electric Car Price Slashed to $25,000

Coda Automotive, the startup maker that builds the 2012 Coda Sedan electric car, is going through some very tough times.

But it looks like one of its three dealers is trying to figure out the right price point for the all-electric compact sedan–which was originally priced at $38,145, including a destination charge of $895.

Several days ago, Coda Silicon Valley advertised five b More

Coda Automotive, the startup maker that builds the 2012 Coda Sedan electric car, is going through some very tough times.

But it looks like one of its three dealers is trying to figure out the right price point for the all-electric compact sedan–which was originally priced at $38,145, including a destination charge of $895.

Several days ago, Coda Silicon Valley advertised five b More

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Coda Woes Deepen: More Layoffs, Electric-Car Store Closed

The storm clouds continue to darken over electric-car startup Coda Automotive.

The day after Christmas, the company announced on its Facebook page that it had closed its Coda Experience Center showroom in the Westfield Mall Century City.

Then, last Friday, Coda laid off more staff. That day, the company released the following statement:

On Friday, January 4th, CODA furloughed More

The storm clouds continue to darken over electric-car startup Coda Automotive.

The day after Christmas, the company announced on its Facebook page that it had closed its Coda Experience Center showroom in the Westfield Mall Century City.

Then, last Friday, Coda laid off more staff. That day, the company released the following statement:

On Friday, January 4th, CODA furloughed More

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Coda Electric Sedan Only Receives 2 Stars in NHTSA’s Frontal Crash Test

Electric Cars Are Under Great Scrutiny
It’s no secret that I’m rooting for electric cars to do well and replace gasoline-powered models as quickly as possible (and in parallel, we need to clean up the power grid so that the electricity that powers EVs is a More

Electric Cars Are Under Great Scrutiny
It’s no secret that I’m rooting for electric cars to do well and replace gasoline-powered models as quickly as possible (and in parallel, we need to clean up the power grid so that the electricity that powers EVs is a More

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Electric car woes continue: Coda lays off 15% of staff

California-based Coda Automotive has cut its staff by 15 percent, a move that follows layoffs at Better Place, Fisker Automotive and the bankruptcy of electric battery maker A123 Systems.

Coda, which makes an More

California-based Coda Automotive has cut its staff by 15 percent, a move that follows layoffs at Better Place, Fisker Automotive and the bankruptcy of electric battery maker A123 Systems.

Coda, which makes an More

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Huge Layoffs Reportedly Hit Tiny Electric Car Maker Coda

Coda Automotive, the wee little electric car maker that could, sounds like it can’t.

Reports are coming in that the small California based company laid off 50 people last Friday, including the company’s spokeswoman Larkin Hill.

Hill told PlugInCars.com that she was “not able to talk on behalf of Coda anymore.”

Coda’s small electric car went on sal More

Coda Automotive, the wee little electric car maker that could, sounds like it can’t.

Reports are coming in that the small California based company laid off 50 people last Friday, including the company’s spokeswoman Larkin Hill.

Hill told PlugInCars.com that she was “not able to talk on behalf of Coda anymore.”

Coda’s small electric car went on sal More

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Coda EV Gets Less Than Perfect Safety Rating

Coda Automotive is not publicly reporting its sale figures, but anecdotal evidence suggests the numbers are quite low. Despite offering a bigger battery than most of the competition, the company faces big challenges in overcoming its drab style—and the perception that a China-sourced EV is up to par in More

Coda Automotive is not publicly reporting its sale figures, but anecdotal evidence suggests the numbers are quite low. Despite offering a bigger battery than most of the competition, the company faces big challenges in overcoming its drab style—and the perception that a China-sourced EV is up to par in More

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2012 Coda Sedan Electric Car: Track Test Reveals Anomalies

The new car market is a harsh environment even for the best-funded and most-respected of carmakers.

For a brand like Coda, whose electric sedan is not only a niche product by its very nature but also one with a very low market profile, it can be tougher still.

Regardless, they say it’s the product that matters–and following Inside Line’s customary track testing, it More

The new car market is a harsh environment even for the best-funded and most-respected of carmakers.

For a brand like Coda, whose electric sedan is not only a niche product by its very nature but also one with a very low market profile, it can be tougher still.

Regardless, they say it’s the product that matters–and following Inside Line’s customary track testing, it More

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CODA Puts a Free Fueling Station in Customers’ Garages

All-electric vehicle manufacturer CODA Automotive is offering California residents who buy a new 2012 CODA electric vehicle a complimentary home GE WattStation Wall-Mount Level 2 EV charger, plus a home assessment and installation of the charger conducted by Mr. Electric, the company announced in a news release. The incentive, which is available at CODA dealers across California, features CODA Au More

All-electric vehicle manufacturer CODA Automotive is offering California residents who buy a new 2012 CODA electric vehicle a complimentary home GE WattStation Wall-Mount Level 2 EV charger, plus a home assessment and installation of the charger conducted by Mr. Electric, the company announced in a news release. The incentive, which is available at CODA dealers across California, features CODA Au More

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CODA Puts a Free Fueling Station in Customers’ Garages

All-electric vehicle manufacturer CODA Automotive is offering California residents who buy a new 2012 CODA electric vehicle a complimentary home GE WattStation Wall-Mount Level 2 EV charger, plus a home assessment and installation of the charger conducted by Mr. Electric, the company announced in a news release. The incentive, which is available at CODA dealers across California, features CODA Au More

All-electric vehicle manufacturer CODA Automotive is offering California residents who buy a new 2012 CODA electric vehicle a complimentary home GE WattStation Wall-Mount Level 2 EV charger, plus a home assessment and installation of the charger conducted by Mr. Electric, the company announced in a news release. The incentive, which is available at CODA dealers across California, features CODA Au More

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2013 Motor Trend Car of the Year Contender: CODA EV Sedan

Take a look at this CODA. What do you see? Most judges saw a curious throwback to the 1990s Asian sedans. The CODA’s bones are indeed boxy though its shape actually dates to only 2004 (it was sold as a gas car starting in 2005). Moreover, the hand behind its angles was no less than t More

Take a look at this CODA. What do you see? Most judges saw a curious throwback to the 1990s Asian sedans. The CODA’s bones are indeed boxy though its shape actually dates to only 2004 (it was sold as a gas car starting in 2005). Moreover, the hand behind its angles was no less than t More

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CODA Says Electric Car Benefits A Good Deal To Many

CODA’s Aaron Cohen, Senior Director of Marketing at CODA Automotive says determining cost/benefit analysis is trickier than with a traditional gasoline car but achievable nonetheless.

Rates, Projected Savings. Aaron says that by driving 75,000 miles over a five-year period and using the current average gasoline price of $4.67 per gallon here in California, don’t smirk, your price hike w More

CODA’s Aaron Cohen, Senior Director of Marketing at CODA Automotive says determining cost/benefit analysis is trickier than with a traditional gasoline car but achievable nonetheless.

Rates, Projected Savings. Aaron says that by driving 75,000 miles over a five-year period and using the current average gasoline price of $4.67 per gallon here in California, don’t smirk, your price hike w More

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CODA Automotive Offers 10,000 Miles of Free Fuel

The All-Electric Car Company Provides Relief from High Gas Prices with its Gasoline Engine Alternative Vehicle and Free Miles Promotion through a $552 Rebate
By CODA Automotive
Published: Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012 – 6:39 am

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ — CODA Automotive, a leading developer of all-electric vehicles, announced today it is offering Cali More

The All-Electric Car Company Provides Relief from High Gas Prices with its Gasoline Engine Alternative Vehicle and Free Miles Promotion through a $552 Rebate
By CODA Automotive
Published: Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012 – 6:39 am

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ — CODA Automotive, a leading developer of all-electric vehicles, announced today it is offering Cali More

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Chattahoochee Tech students work with electric-powered vehicles

Gary Teate, Regional Fleet Sales Manager for Coda, shows the 2012 Coda full electric car to students of the alternative fuels and engine performance classes at the Marietta Campus of Chattahoochee Technical College.
Photo by Emily Barnes
Gary Teate, Regional Fleet More

Gary Teate, Regional Fleet Sales Manager for Coda, shows the 2012 Coda full electric car to students of the alternative fuels and engine performance classes at the Marietta Campus of Chattahoochee Technical College.
Photo by Emily Barnes
Gary Teate, Regional Fleet More

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USA: Better Place, Coda an unexpected partnership for airport taxi battery swaps

Our friend David Herron recently discovered that charging infrastructure supplier Better Place has added another automaker to its international network – Coda – though the company had yet to announce it. Better Place is known for partnering with Renault overseas to expand its network of charging stations and battery swapping locations.

Herron, a former Silicon Valley software engineer More

Our friend David Herron recently discovered that charging infrastructure supplier Better Place has added another automaker to its international network – Coda – though the company had yet to announce it. Better Place is known for partnering with Renault overseas to expand its network of charging stations and battery swapping locations.

Herron, a former Silicon Valley software engineer More

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