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A 2012 Chevy Volt electric car is seen at the sixth annual Alternative Transportation Expo and Conference (AltCar) in Santa Monica, California September 29, 2011. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A 2012 Chevy Volt electric car is seen at the sixth annual Alternative Transportation Expo and Conference (AltCar) in Santa Monica, California September 29, 2011. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A 2012 Chevy Volt electric car is seen at the sixth annual Alternative Transportation Expo and Conference (AltCar) in Santa Monica, California September 29, 2011. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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A child walks past Toyota Motor Corp's newest Prius hybrid car at its showroom in Tokyo in this February 8, 2010 file photo. To match special report TOYOTA/ REUTERS/Kim Kyung-hoon/Files

A child walks past Toyota Motor Corp's newest Prius hybrid car at its showroom in Tokyo in this February 8, 2010 file photo. To match special report TOYOTA/ REUTERS/Kim Kyung-hoon/Files

A child walks past Toyota Motor Corp's newest Prius hybrid car at its showroom in Tokyo in this February 8, 2010 file photo. To match special report TOYOTA/ REUTERS/Kim Kyung-hoon/Files
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Nissan Leaf electric cars are being charged before the start of an electric car rally from Tallinn to Monte-Carlo in Tallinn June 1, 2012. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

Nissan Leaf electric cars are being charged before the start of an electric car rally from Tallinn to Monte-Carlo in Tallinn June 1, 2012. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

Nissan Leaf electric cars are being charged before the start of an electric car rally from Tallinn to Monte-Carlo in Tallinn June 1, 2012. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins
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