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The New Fiat 500 Hybrid Will Be Rated At 100+ MPG

Fiat are developing a hybrid version of their very popular 500 model which is said to be capable of clocking over 100 miles on a gallon of gasoline. The 0.9 Litre engined microcar will be fitted with a 5Kw electric motor in the transmission which will power the car away from stop lights and standing starts, reducing the load on the internal combustion engine and improving economy. Lanjut →

The Fiat Atomik 500

UPDATE

Fiat and Chrysler have announced that they will be working together to develop a 100% electric Fiat 500, similar in many ways to the Atomik 500. This will be the first vehicle that these two motoring giants work together since their alliance last year and we expect to see the Fiat e500 for sale stateside in early 2012.

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The Fiat Atomik 500 is a good example of what manufacturers could be building and selling by the shipload (if they had the requisite cojones). The above pictured Fiat 500 is highly modified from it’s original form featuring 3 electric motors (2 for the front wheels and 1 for the rear axle) pumping out the equivalent of 300bhp, this coupled with the low-slung lithium-ion-phosphate battery system installed along the Lanjut →

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