Chrysler LLC Surges Forward With Production-Intent Electric Vehicles
AUBURN HILLS, MI – Chrysler LLC announced that the company and its ENVI organization have new production-intent, advanced electric-drive technology packaged in three different vehicles — one for each of its brands, Chrysler, Jeep, and Dodge. Chrysler will select one electric-drive model to be produced in 2010 for consumers in North American markets, and European markets after 2010. Additionally, approximately 100 Chrysler electric vehicles will be on the road in government, business, utility, and Chrysler development fleets in 2009.
The company said that it is well into the development of advanced, production-intent electric vehicles, and that it will apply electric-drive technology to its front-wheel-drive, rear-wheel-drive and body-on-frame four-wheel-drive platforms in the next several years.