Dodge Circuit EV First Drive: electric car makes grand promises on Earth Day

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Subscribe Green News Events Manufacturers Region New Cars Used Cars Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Chrysler , Dodge , AutoblogGreen Exclusive , SAE World Congress Dodge Circuit EV First Drive: electric car makes grand promises on Earth Day by Sebastian Blanco on Apr 22nd 2009 at 7:48PM Two months ago we went for a ride in the Dodge Circuit EV. One last major area that simply must be changed is that the Circuit has basically zero rear visibility.

Chrysler Changes Its Mind About EVs

Revenge of the Electric Car

In January at the Detroit Auto Show, Chrysler upped the ante on its electric car bet by pledging to have 500,000 battery-powered vehicles on the road by 2013, including sports cars and trucks. DETROIT (Reuters) – Chrysler has disbanded a team of engineers dedicated to rushing a range of electric vehicles to showrooms and dropped ambitious sales targets for battery-powered cars set as it was sliding toward bankruptcy and seeking government aid.

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Chrysler's first electric car to be two-seat sports car - Apr. 15, 2009

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REDDIT STUMBLE UPON MYSPACE MIXX IT Paste this link into your favorite RSS desktop reader See all CNNMoney.com RSS FEEDS ( close ) By Peter Valdes-Dapena , CNNMoney.com senior writer Last Updated: April 15, 2009: 2:59 PM ET The Dodge Circuit, slated to enter production late next year, is based on a vehicle platform engineered by Britains Lotus. Power will come from a 200 kilowatt, or 268 horsepower, electric motor.

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Chrysler unveils new electric minivan for the US Postal Service

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Postal Service Minivan - Click above for high-res gallery Chrysler is celebrating Earth Day today by unveiling the first four of what will be a fleet of 250 battery-powered minivans for the U.S. However, the electric drive portion of the vehicles, including the motor, electronics and A123 System lithium ion battery pack is identical. In addition to the USPS, ConEd, Duke Energy, DTE Energy and Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) will participate in the test program.