CODA Automotive signs Del Grande Dealer Group as first Northern California dealer


CODA Automotive signs Del Grande Dealer Group as first Northern California dealer

By GreenTech Lead Team: CODA Automotive, a developer of
all-electric vehicles, announced it has selected Del Grande Dealer Group (DGDG)
as its first dealer partner in Northern California to sell its CODA
2012 sedan.

The CODA 2012 sedan is the first all-electric
five-passenger, mid-size sedan with full rear seating and trunk space. The CODA
2012 sedan’s class-leading battery pack enables a fully charged CODA to go
from San Joseto San Francisco and back. CODA sedan is powered by
a safe and efficient battery pack, features an air-cooled active thermal
management system, and a best-in-class 10-year, 100,000-mile battery warranty.

The CODA 2012 sedan will make its Silicon Valley
International Auto Show debut and will be on display fromJan. 5 through Jan. 8.

“With more than 40 years of experience in serving
the Bay Area, and an outstanding reputation for service, sales and community
relations, DGDG is the ideal partner for the progressive and fast growing Bay
Area electric vehicle market,” said Phil Murtaugh, CEO, CODA Holdings.

DGDG will open its
first CODA-branded showroom in March 2012. As CODA expands its automotive
line of business, DGDG is anticipated to expand to other locations throughout
the East Bay, Mid-Peninsula, Sacramento, and San Francisco.

The Del Grande Dealer Group has led the market in
bringing the most reputable electric vehicles and cars to the market and has
been consistently lauded as a top dealer among the 7 automotive brands in 8
locations that it currently represents.

“We’re proud to welcome CODA as our first
all-electric vehicle manufacturer to our group. Northern Californiais the
perfect location for the launch and proliferation of the CODA 2012 sedan and we
can’t wait to introduce the EV to the community of enthusiastic drivers who
seek independence from fossil fuel,” said Shaun Del Grande,
president, DGDG.

CODA Automotive, and GE Energy Industrial Solutions
recently finalized  an
automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement for the sale and
distribution of the GE WattStation Wall Mount electric vehicle (EV) charging