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Fiat takes apart Chrysler’s ENVI department, will be absorbed to regular vehicle development

Under Fiat SpA, Chrysler has dismantled a team of engineers dedicated to developing a range of electric-vehicles. The move marks a major reversal for Chrysler, which had used its ENVI department and its electric-car program in order to receive $12.5 billion in federal aid. In August, Chrysler took a $70 million grant from the U.S. […]

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Chrysler considering replacing Sebring, Avenger with 200C EV

It seems like it has been forever since Chrysler has been planning a replacement for the slow-selling Chrysler Sebring and Dodge Avenger. According to Automotive News, Chrysler’s new management is now wrestling with that very decision. Sources say that Chrysler Group LLC is now planning a replacement based on the Chrysler 200C EV, a concept […]

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Chrysler submits $448 million plan to the U.S. DOE, planning new facility in Michigan

Despite still being in bankruptcy court, Chrysler announced yesterday that it has submitted three proposals to the U.S. Department of Energy that outlines a $448 million plan to “rapidly bring” electric-vehicles and plug-in hybrids to the market. The plan represents a 50/50 cost-share opportunity where Chrysler LLC and its partners (meaning Fiat SpA) will invest […]

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What’s going to happen to Chrysler’s ENVI electric-vehicle division?

So what’s going to happen to Chrysler’s ENVI division and their never-ending lineup of electric-vehicle concepts now that the Auburn Hills automaker has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy? According to a report by earth2tech, now that Fiat will eventually own 35 percent of Chrysler, the company’s ENVI division and its partnership with battery maker A123Systems […]

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Chrysler partners with A123Systems for its ENVI electric-vehicles

Chrysler announced today that it has formed a partnership with U.S.-based battery supplier A123Systems for advanced Nonophosphate Lithium-ion prismatic battery-cells that will be used in the company’s first production electric-vehicles. A123Systems will be responsible for supplying energy storage systems for Chrysler’s first-generation of ENVI REVs (range-extended vehicles) and BEVs (battery-only electric vehicles). Chrysler currently has […]

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No surprise: Chrysler is several steps away from going electric

Chrysler showed up to Detroit last week with five electric-drive concepts – none of which it has a concrete plan to build. According to Automotive News, Chrysler hopes to put at least one into production next year but the automaker is facing major obstacles. Unlike its rival General Motors, Chrysler has not confirmed who will […]

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Detroit NAIAS 2009: Chrysler 200C EV joins ENVI’s already extensive concept lineup

And just when you thought Chrysler was done throwing out E-REV (Range-extender electric-vehicles) concepts after the Dodge Circuit EV and the Jeep Patrior EV, the troubled-American automaker has pulled another oneĀ out of its ENVI bag of tricks. Chrysler says that the new 200C EV concept is influenced by the proportions of the Chrysler 300 to […]

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