PARIS – French auto makers are pushing ahead by a year to 2011 the introduction of electric vehicles here. Renault SA has a lead of several years in developing modern EVs, but PSA Peugeot-Citroen has the historic EV leadership and is unwilling to give it up. Each has signed separate agreements with the French electric utility, EDF, to prepare an infrastructure for EV recharging. Renault intends to honor its commitment to launch electric cars in Israel and Denmark first, in 2011, but it ...

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