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

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

We got to spend about 15 minutes in the car with John Myers, who works for Chryslers ENVI and was project lead on the Dodge Circuit EV. A car like the Circuit does not like to be stuck on roads with 25 mph speed limits, but those roads made up most of the prescribed route.

ENVI still has a future for Chrysler

Green Cars News

The ENVI sector had plans to produce at least one of its prototypes with the Dodge Circuit EV listed as a 2010 product in the company’s viability plan. Tags: Chrysler Electric cars Green cars Latest news Chrysler Town & Country Dodge Circuit EV ENVI If bankruptcy isn’t a sign that things aren’t going well for a business, then what is?

Chrysler: Back in the Plug-In Car Scene

All Cars Electric

This is a new direction for Chrysler, which scrapped its ENVI program for plug-in vehicles, including the Dodge Circuit electric sports car, a few months ago. Chrysler announced yesterday that the company will build an electric version of the Fiat 500 for the U.S. market. With this announcement, Chrysler once again becomes a player in the plug-in

The Fiat Chrysler Alternative Propulsion Shake Up Extends Beyond ENVI

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The two companies are still actively working on electric vehicle technology, but Chrysler's promising Dodge Circuit EV and additional electric vehicles will probably disappear forever. Earlier this month, we brought you a story regarding Fiat and Chrsyler and the demise of Chrysler's electric vehicle group ENVI.

Chrysler Changes Its Mind About EVs

Revenge of the Electric Car

That includes the Dodge Circuit, a two-seat, all-electric sports car that Chrysler engineers had rushed into prototype by using a Lotus platform. As the race to produce mass market EVs heats up, Chrysler has pulled out of the contest. More details below: Chrysler dismantles electric car plans under Fiat. by Kevin Krolicki, for Reuters. “As late as August, Chrysler took $70 million in grants from the U.S.

Greenlings: Benefits of charging stations vs. battery swaps vs. home charging

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Breaking News Feed Chryslers first EV will be the Dodge Circuit Vectrix in trouble, may be for sale REPORT: Toyota claims 40,000 pre-orders for new Prius Cadillac Converj reportedly approved for production *UPDATED New York 2009: Mitsubishi confirms i-MiEV will come to U.S.

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Lotus and Harmon partner up to add sound to hybrids

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Breaking News Feed Chryslers first EV will be the Dodge Circuit Vectrix in trouble, may be for sale REPORT: Toyota claims 40,000 pre-orders for new Prius Cadillac Converj reportedly approved for production *UPDATED New York 2009: Mitsubishi confirms i-MiEV will come to U.S.

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Will Chrysler deal put more electrics on US roads?

Green Cars News

Already this year, Chrysler had turned to A123Systems to provide batteries for its ENVI line-up of electric and plug-in vehicles which included the Dodge and Chrysler Minivan as well as the Jeep Patriot, Jeep Wrangler, 200C and the Dodge Circuit. Just days after we told you that Chrysler’s ENVI division will continue after the company’s bankruptcy, now it appears that the agreement with Fiat could even put more green cars on to US roads.

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Chrysler LLC Forms Strategic Alliance with A123Systems for First Generation of ENVI Electric Vehicle Lineup

Green Car Congress

The five vehicles included the Dodge Circuit EV, Jeep Wrangler EV, Jeep Patriot EV, Chrysler Town & Country EV and the Chrysler 200C EV concept. Chrysler LLC and A123Systems have signed an agreement stating that A123Systems will supply Nanophosphate lithium-ion prismatic cells, and jointly developed battery modules and packs, for Chrysler’s first-generation ENVI Range-extended Electric Vehicles and battery-only Electric Vehicles. A123Systems has applied for $1.84

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