II system we talked about in December is now turning a Fiat
Doblo 100 into a percent electric vehicle
. It combines a TM4 electric motor with lithium-ion batteries, and the setup was shown at the recent Geneva Auto Show
. The Cleanova II system has already been tested on the Renault
Kangoo and adds about $10,000 to the cost of a vehicle. Edmunds' Inside Line reports
that customers for the moment will be limited to businesses and municipalities.
[Source: Inside Line]
Cleanova testing series hybrid vehicle