Fiat doubles down on electrification in Europe; no word on North American plans

Fiat has doubled down on electrification, at least for Europe. During Stellantis’ EV Day, the Italian brand has announced that its next future lineup will be battery-electric with the first model, the new-generation 500 hatchback, already on the streets. This will be followed by a full range of light commercial vehicles, which will have battery-electric […]

by Stefan Ogbac
FCA investing $204 million in Poland for electrified vehicle production

FCA’s Tychy, Poland manufacturing plant is about to get a nice infusion of cash thanks to the Italian American automaker’s electrification initiative. According to a new report from Reuters, Poland’s Deputy Prime Minister, Jaroslaw Gowin, announced that FCA is investing 755 million zlotys, which is equivalent to around $204 million, to prepare the facility for […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Alternating Currents: What happened to Chrysler, who was at the forefront of EV development?

It may seem absurd in 2020, but as little as10n years ago Chrysler was at the forefront of electric vehicle development. In 2007 the company had founded the ENVI group to investigate the feasibility of launching multiple electric vehicles across the company’s full lineup of brands. Not only did the group develop three EVs with […]

by Bradley Brownell