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68Marchionne: We're only making Fiat 500 EV because California's forcing us

It's a near-endless tale, the story of the all-electric Fiat 500. Whether you're looking back at 2010, 2011 or earlier in 2012, there's been reports and claims and stories. Today, there's more.

42Future Fuel Economy Mandates, Part III: Chrysler

As regular readers know, I set out this year to interview as many Detroit automaker executives as I could at the Detroit and Chicago auto shows to get their takes on meeting future fuel economy standards. And these reports are generating a lot of comments.

23Fiat will start building battery-electric 500 this year, CEO tweets

Fiat will start building a battery-electric version of its 500 compact this year, marking the Italian automaker's entrance into the EV production market. So said Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne in an official Chrysler tweet recently that said:

16Libyan rebels claim Gaddafi's all-electric Fiat 500 as prize

Libyan leader (ex-leader?) Muammar Qaddafi apparently had some unusual items in his personal collection. Rebel forces stormed his compound this week, and we now know he had a scrapbook dedicated to former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice, lots of weapons and, oddly, a doorless, all-electric Fiat 500 (similar to the model shown above).

AddLibyan rebels claim Gaddafi's all-electric Fiat 500 as prize

Libyan leader (ex-leader?) Muammar Qaddafi apparently had some unusual items in his personal collection. Rebel forces stormed his compound this week, and we now know he had a scrapbook dedicated to former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice, lots of weapons and, oddly, a doorless, all-electric Fiat 500 (similar to the model shown above).

54Fiat bringing three new 500s to the U.S.

We already know that Fiat plans to bring a hotter version of the 500 sometime next year, with the 175-horsepower Abarth variant likely to come in both coupe and cabrio flavors. Now comes word that two other 500-branded models are on their way and one of them will be squarely aimed at families.

AddSB LiMotive batteries to power Fiat 500 electric

2011 Fiat 500 Sport – Click above for high-res image gallery

6Autoblog Podcast #171: McLarens, 500 EVs and Saabs, oh my!

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AddChrysler developing all-electric Fiat 500EV for U.S. market

Chrysler Fiat 500EV – Click above for high-res image gallery

13Chrysler developing all-electric Fiat 500EV for U.S. market

Chrysler Fiat 500EV – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddDetroit 2010: Chrysler shows off its Fiat 500 BEV

Fiat 500 BEV – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddDetroit preview: Details emerge about the Fiat 500 EV, maybe

Fiat 500 – click above for high-res image gallery

AddREPORT: Fiat and Chrysler working together on electric car

While visiting Fiat's gearbox plant in Verrone, Italy the other day, Chrysler board member Alfredo Altavilla let slip that the Italian giant and its newly-acquired Detroit automaker are working together to build an electric car. Chrysler hasn't been talking up its ENVI electric vehicle skunkworks of late and, although they have said they still plan on producing the Dodge Circuit, the silence has served to create speculation.

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