Browsing the "Fiat 500e" Tag

Fiat 500E $199 Lease Deal Difficult To Land

August 7th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

While the Chrysler-Fiat alliance may have been dragged kicking and screaming into making an electric car, the Fiat 500E has been well-received by critics and customers alike. In fact, the limited numbers of the Fiat 500E are already sold out in California, despite reports suggesting that dealers are playing fast-and-loose with the attractive $199 lease deal


2014 Ford Focus EV Gets $4,000 Price Cut

July 11th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Following on the heels of cars like the Nissan Leaf and Smart ForTwo Electric Drive, the Ford Focus Electric is getting a chunky price cut to make it more competitive with other electric cars. Unfortunately, even after hacking $4,000 off the MSRP, the Ford Focus Electric remains one of the most expensive EVs you can buy. When will Ford get serious about electric cars


Refuel Races- Where Mere Mortals Race AMA Champions

July 8th, 2013 | by Susanna Schick

Last Sunday marked the Fifth Annual Refuel Races, a time trial race (track day, really) for EV's, hosted by Speed Ventures. I've wanted to return to Refuel at Laguna Seca, but not on a bike as weak as the one I was able to procure when I went in 2010. Full story here. I wanted a bike that would do Laguna Seca, aka Motorcycle Heaven, justice. Zero told me all their press bikes were at Pike's Peak. Hollywood Electrics only had their prized custom available, but I really didn't have time to even pick it up. So I took my own electric motorcycle


Fiat 500E Reportedly Sold Out

June 28th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Despite feeling bullied into building electric cars, and complaining that each Fiat 500E built costs the Chrysler-Fiat alliance money, the news out of California for the Italian EV is overwhelmingly good. Having been on sale for just a couple of months, Fiat dealerships have gone through almost their entire allotment of Fiat 500Es for the year


Fiat-Chrysler CEO: Remain Technology Neutral

April 23rd, 2013 | by Andrew Meggison

Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne has asked world governments to remain "technology neutral" during a speech at the Society of Automotive Engineers 2013 World Congress. Marchionne also noted that natural gas is "the cleanest alternative available" today. That's not very neutral, is it


Fiat 500e Offered For $32,500, Leasing is $199 Per Month

April 15th, 2013 | by Nicholas Brown

The Fiat 500e electric vehicle can be purchased outright for $32,500, or leased for a minimum of $199 per month for 36 months with $999 down in the state of California. That is substantially lower than the Honda Fit EV which is leased for $389 per month, also for 36 months, making the Fiat 500e one of the most affordable electric vehicles on the market


Fiat To Address Range Anxiety With Rental Car

April 4th, 2013 | by Nicholas Brown

Fiat has decided to address the battery range anxiety issue by offering the Fiat 500e electric vehicle with access to a second car. They will offer access to the second car for free from Enterprise for 12 days per year, for the first three years of 500e ownership as part of its ePass program


Fiat 500e EV Rated At 87 Miles Of Range, 116 MPGe

January 7th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

While Fiat has been busy playing down expectations for their California compliance car, the Fiat 500e, the release of the official specs paints a pretty impressive picture. With an EPA-rating of 87 miles per charge and 116 MPGe, the Fiat 500e has better stats than any other EV in its class. Now the big question is...what will it cost



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