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Fiat enters electric vehicle market with 2013 Fiat 500e

GasBuddy Blog -- Earlier this week at the LA Auto Show, Fiat (and its corporate owner, Chrysler) unveiled an attention grabbing, all-electric Fiat 500e, and two other Fiats a 5-seater 500L and and an Abarth convertible.

While Chrysler is a latecomer to EVs and hybrids, the 500e it unveiled is intended to compete well in California, which reportedly accounts for 32% of all-new electric vehicle sales and 24.7% of all hybrids sold in the U.S.

The 500e will come with an electric orange exterior with a white and orange interior.

In an interview with Brent Snavely of the Detroit Free Press, Tim Kuniskis, head of Fiat Brand North America, said he expects the 2013 Fiat 500e to reach beyond the typical set of environmentally conscious...


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love to have one
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not 4 me
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 5:52:59 AM

if it can be recharged via solar, I'm all for it :) sign me up!
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wish i had one
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Message Posted: Dec 5, 2012 5:43:21 AM

I used to drive a Fiat Uno. Was a very nice little car that was fast and got around 40 mpg under most driving conditions (many years ago already).
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to more, the merrier
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Go FIAT!
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depends on how long tha batteries go on one charge and if these vehicles can be recharged via cable or via solar.
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ok
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Andiamo presto!
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I don't think the infrastructure is ready yet for the electric bandwagon ...
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No thanks, have to far to travel for electric only
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Can we read something new. This is the third I have seen this.
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It's hydrogen fuel cells, stupid!
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How long is the break even point?
I'd rather have a CNG or bio-diesel minivan with 300 hp.
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Buy AMERICAN!!
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I wouldn't buy if it was gas
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Okay
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not for us
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no thanks
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Old news from the weekend.
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How about a CGN version?
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Go Fiat...
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OK
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The more I look at the picture (after clicking on the link), the uglier it looks...
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Old Story
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read it before.
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There are so many blends of gasoline that space for storage is becoming scarse. Go back to basics and stop bluring industry>
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I would love a small car for scooting around the neighborhood.
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old news but still interesting
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mmmmmmmm.........
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interesting
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Cool
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Old news
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okay
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EV would not work for my kind of driving.
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Do not care for Fiat!
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Cute but not sure if I want to drive one yet
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old
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FIX IT AGAIN, TONEY
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yeah ok
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Nothing but a enclosed golf cart.
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This will work for a few people, but not for most due to the limited range.
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When I hear "Fiat", I think "Junk". They have a long, upfill battle to credibility.
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I don't think so.
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What is the cost of electricity for the charge?
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It's good to have an option
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No Chrysler or EV,S for me.
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no thanks
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