Chrysler To Launch Electric Fiat 500 In 2012

Posted Mar 22, 2010

Chrysler announced that they will be launching the electric Fiat 500 automobile in 2012. ?The Fiat 500EV powertrain is comprised of three main systems; high power electric powertrain module, advance lithium-ion battery and an E.V. control unit to manage power flows,? stated Chrysler in a press release. The car will be developed at their headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Chrysler also received a $48 million Energy Department grant to build 140 Dodge Ram plug-in hybrids during a 3-year pilot. [NYT]