Chrysler Working on Dodge EV Follow-on Concept Car

Automotive News is reporting that Chrysler will display at least three vehicles at the upcoming event, one of which is expected to be a new all-electric sports coupe with traditional Dodge styling cues and possibly a four-passenger body.

Published: 06-Jan-2009

Back in September Chrysler showed its commitment to designing and marketing a range of electric and hybrid vehicles with the unveiling of a trio of concept vehicles, one for each of the Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge brands. Despite its current financial situation, Chrysler is keen to show its willingness to keep up with rivals, such as General Motors and its Chevrolet Volt plug-in, by unveiling updated designs of its electric vehicles at this month’s Detroit Auto Show.

While details remain sketchy, Automotive News is reporting that Chrysler will display at least three vehicles at the upcoming event. While the Chrysler and Jeep models are expected to be similar to the vehicles unveiled in September, the Dodge model is expected to be a new all-electric sports coupe with traditional Dodge styling cues and possibly a four-passenger body. The previous electric Dodge concept was essentially a Lotus Europa fitted with custom bumpers and badging.

Chrysler insists that the first of electric and plug-in hybrids will be launched in 2010, but the company isn’t saying which one or for which brand. The products

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