Velozzi Looks to South Africa

X-Prize competitor partners with South Africa's IDC to build plug-In hybrid sports car in the African nation.

Published: 28-Jan-2008

[EV World editor's note: Velozzi is a California start-up that is participating in the X-Prize, not an Italian sports car builder as reported below. See EV World's The Next X-Prize Beckons Velozzi].

It’s super sexy, green and to be made in South Africa.

A press release jointly issued by Italy’s Velozzi, a sports car manufacturer, and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) of South Africa announced a partnership two weeks ago to develop a range of sleek new plug-in hybrid sports cars.

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