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Fiat 500e Electric Cars

Fiat goes electric 500e

Three new Fiat — including Chrysler’s electric car — will the Fiat lineup in 2013, the Italian brand a broader of cars that it hopes keep the brand’s U.S. growing.

Today, at the L.A. Show, Chrysler majority Fiat will unveil the Fiat 500e, a longer Fiat called the 500L and a version of its Abarth performance

The automaker declined to disclose for any of the cars.

While Chrysler is a to the electric and hybrid game, it is to compete in California, which for 32% of all-new electric vehicle and 24.7% of all hybrids sold in the

The 500e to be unveiled today come with an electric exterior with a white and interior.

Tim Kuniskis, head of Brand North America, he expects the 2013 Fiat to reach beyond the typical set of conscious first-adopters.

We are not going to a car for the guy who says I’ve got to have an car, because that is a tiny, tiny, tiny Kuniskis said. A bigger is the guy who says I want a Fiat but I am open to considering new technology.

The 500e’s lithium-ion battery produces 111 horsepower and recharges in than 4 hours with a charger.

Kuniskis said the car go an average of 80 miles on a single and more than 100 miles in driving.

That translates an estimated 116 m.p.g. equivalent in the and 100 m.p.g.e. on the highway, Fiat

A thermal management system allow the car to travel about the distance on a single charge in hot or conditions because it will a constant temperature for the battery.

The for the 500e comes from auto supplier Robert and will be produced in Springboro,

The 500e is to go on sale during the quarter of 2013 in California and in other markets.

Fiat has 25 in California and 183 nationwide. The dealers were open struggled they had only one model to

Fiat 500e Electric Cars

Fiat will continue to its lineup next summer the introduction of the all-new 2014 500L.

The 500L subcompact has four doors and is 26 inches as well as 6 inches taller and than the Fiat 500.

It is a complement to the showroom, Kuniskis

Fiat also will a variant called the 500L designed for those who want a rugged look.

We really it’s a great fit for. with a more active said Matt Davis, of Fiat product marketing in America.

Both of the four-door models be assembled at Fiat’s plant in Serbia.

In addition, dealers are to get a version of the Fiat Abarth spring. It comes with a and twin-intercooled 1.4-liter MultiAir engine that produces 160 and 170 pound-feet of torque, paired a five-speed manual transmission.

Our 500 and now all-new Fiat 500L the different personalities and capabilities the can deliver from the same sheet metal, Kuniskis

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