Fiat 500e In Italy

Fiat 500e Arrives Home In Europe

Currently you would expect to find Fiat’s 500e in only two places – California and Oregon (starting this summer). Now, you can find the all-electric EV taking up residence at its home – in Italy! The good fellows at GreenStart were kind enough to tweet us a shout-out to some photos and the…

2 weeks ago by Jay Cole 7

Ward's 10 Best Engine Winner: Fiat 500e

Ward’s 10 Best Engines 2014 In Detail: Fiat 500e

At the end of 2013, Ward’s Auto included the Fiat 500e among its 2014 list of “10 Best Engines” Award, an award received by both the Nissan LEAF and Chevrolet Volt in 2010. Recently, Ward’s Auto presented its story behind the choice of the Fiat 500e, which got the award…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 13

May Sales, Lead By The Nissan LEAF and Fusion Energi Look Make It Three Good Monthly Results In A Row

June 2014 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Mass produced plug-in electric vehicles have been on sale in the United States since December of 2010.  Since then how many times have year-over-year comps been flat or down? Absolutely zero…and it hasn’t even been close. After a setting an all-time record high for EV sales in May with an estimated 12,053…

3 weeks ago by Jay Cole 39

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The EV Ripple Effect

Nearly everyone who works at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital knows that if you’ve got questions about solar panels or electric vehicles, Dr. Timothy Rodgers probably has the answers. During the lunch hour, you can sometimes spot Timothy, a specialist in Internal Medicine, in the hospital’s cafeteria — and a couple…

2 months ago by Emily DeMarco 9

Simon and NRG eVgo Opening Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Throughout Orange County

Electric Vehicle Sales In The US Hit All-Time High In May

Since the start of the ‘current generation’ of plug-in vehicles in the United States, no one month has ever failed to delivered an improved result over the year prior.  Ever. Including this month, that number is at 42 and counting. However May still caught anyone who follows the EV selling trends off guard, as what…

2 months ago by Jay Cole 44

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Fiat 500e Recalled For Possible Power Loss During Operation

The Chrysler Group announced a recall on all 2013-2015 Fiat 500e electric cars due to a fault in the PIM (power inverter module) that alters electric current to accommodate battery-powered propulsion. The recall affects 4,151 cars and was discover during routine warranty data review. That review prompted an investigation, “during which…

3 months ago by Jay Cole 16

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April 2014 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Expectations for April are riding extremely high, as last month plug-in sales soared to almost 9,500 units – easily beating any prior first half of the year monthly result from 2013. And indeed, April showed another large gain over 2013 as at this time last year more than a few nameplates stubbed…

3 months ago by Jay Cole 44