INTERVIEW-African electric car team in Asia funding drive

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* African developer Optimal Energy seeking $1 bln * Says China, Korea and India automakers interested * Optimal eyes annual production of 50,000 by 2015 * Says step up in production would create 8,000-12,000 jobs By Wendell Roelf CAPE TOWN, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Developers of Africa's first all-electric car are courting top Asian auto companies to raise close to $1 billion and boost production to 50,000 units a year by 2015, an executive said on Friday. The five-seater multi-purpose ...

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