03/19/2013 03:10 pm ET Updated May 19, 2013

Detroit Electric Returns To The Motor City With Plug-In Sports Car - Translogic

Detroit Electric, an electric vehicle brand founded in the early 1900s, is returning to MoTown with an all-new two seat electric sports car set to debut at the Shanghai Motor Show next month.

The company had been out of business for more than 70 years, but was revived in 2008 by Albert Lam, former executive director of Lotus Cars in England. The carmaker announced today plans to create 180 jobs in the region by the end of 2013.

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