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March 21, 1995 | MICHAEL PARRISH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The nation's leading builder of electric vehicles, Santa Rosa-based U.S. Electricar Inc., has dramatically cut back operations after two years of aggressive expansion and now needs a cash infusion in order to survive. Only a drastic reorganization and an interim loan from its Japanese partner is keeping the company "a going concern," the firm said in a statement. A company spokesman added Monday that the firm needs another $15 million by the end of July to remain in business. U.S.
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March 21, 1995 | MICHAEL PARRISH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The nation's leading builder of electric vehicles, Santa Rosa-based U.S. Electricar Inc., has dramatically cut back operations after two years of aggressive expansion and now needs a cash infusion in order to survive. Only a drastic reorganization and an interim loan from its Japanese partner is keeping the company "a going concern," the firm said in a statement. A company spokesman added Monday that the firm needs another $15 million by the end of July to remain in business. U.S.
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April 12, 1994 | MARY LOU PICKEL
Sleek sports cars and boxy buses powered by electricity and natural gas glided down Disneyland's Main Street U.S.A. on Monday in the finale of a three-day road rally designed to increase awareness of cleaner-burning car engines. Actor Leslie Nielsen of "Naked Gun" fame led the parade through Disneyland in a bright red electric-powered sports car, and Bill Nye, host of a children's science television show, plugged wiser energy use.
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