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Anonymous asked in Cars & TransportationCar MakesOther - Car Makes · 7 years ago

Are there any other car brands like Tesla?

I'm not talking about like Toyota that hav some hybrids in their line up ...I mean full on like Tesla. Like they only make electric vehicles, plug-ins, etc. If so name them please ...I nees to kno

Automotive Brands like Tesla; direct competitor

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  • 7 years ago
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    Tesla is probably the electric car company that has made the biggest splash, but the largest company to introduce an electric vehicle is probably Nissan with its Leaf or Ford with its Electric Transit Connect. However while Tesla has been pursuing the high end and working down. Nissan, Mitsubishi, and a host of companies producing neighborhood electric vehicles and small industrial vehicles have been working from the bottom up. Nissan has more than once repeated its commitment to electric vehicles and they seem to be building the manufacturing facilities to prove it.

    If you look through the All electric offerings you will also find the Honda Fit ev, and the Ford Focus ev. Both of these vehicles, like the Transit Connect ev are electric drive train adaptations of petrol vehicles while Nissan and Tesla have designed the EV from the ground up like the older Chev. EV1.

    Some of the electric car companies like Zap and Aptera have been bought out or received major funding from Chinese companies. http://cleantechnica.com/2012/05/22/aptera-electri...

  • JerryJ
    Lv 7
    7 years ago

    Right now there aren't any because all the other have very limited range, and are really only good as second cars. The Tesla is a real car that just happens to be electric.

  • 7 years ago

    Many, many smaller EV builders have come and gone. Tesla's biggest competitor in the plug-in field is Fisker. However, Fisker's cars are plug-in hybrids that use gasoline in addition to plug-in electricity.

    In addition to Fisker, here are some of the electric car makers that are still building cars (or planning to.)

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    http://wheego.net/more/

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    http://www.milesev.com/

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    http://aptera.com/

  • C7S
    Lv 7
    7 years ago

    Fisker is Tesla's main competitor

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  • 7 years ago

    Fisker

  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    probably no competitors

    there was CODA, but that was all chinese manufacturing. probably the closest thing to tesla

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