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Old 09-23-2008, 07:19 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Chrysler's New EV Unveiled On CNBC This Morning!

Right now on CNBC, Chrysler is unveiling its new EV and gas friendly line up of cars for the upcoming model years.


Background stories:
Chrysler's EV?
Chrysler's turn to unveil its electric vehicle plan

Chrysler in talks for EV batteries
Chrysler talks to A123 for electric car batteries-WSJ | Markets | Markets News | Reuters

The Big 3 looks like they are coming around. Chrysler was the only automaker that did not produce EV's in the 1996 era. Today, they are jumping on board... full charge ahead!

FOUR new EV's were announced live on CNBC: Dodge EV, Jeep EV, (A minivan EV) and a NEV called Gem.

The Dodge EV is the flagship vehicle. The car can do 0-60 in 5 seconds as driven by the news reporter live on TV! The car has a reported 100+ mile range. The Dodge EV can also take a full charge in 8 hours using a standard 120V outlet.

The Jeep EV will feature four wheel motors! Range on electric is 40 miles with an on-board 1.0 Liter engine that extends range to 400 miles.

The minivan EV will have a 40 mile electric and 400 mile hybrid mode range.

Last edited by rgathright; 09-23-2008 at 08:43 AM..
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