INTERVIEW-Credit crunch may delay Africa electric car plans

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* Production of Africa's first electric car to start 2010 * Raising funds difficult in global financial crisis By Wendell Roelf CAPE TOWN, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Mass production of Africa's first all-electric car "Joule" is intended to start at the end of 2010, but raising 100 million euros ($130.6 million) to build an assembly plant amid a global credit crisis could cause delays, the chief executive of Optimal Energy said on Thursday. The privately-owned South African company, based in ...

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