Chrysler Bails on Electric Cars

Despite taking billions in stimulus funds with the promise of forging ahead on electric vehicles, Chrysler has dissolved the engineering team working on their three proposed electric offerings.
November 10, 2009, 5am PST | Tim Halbur
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USA Today reports that the abrupt change of direction came directly from Fiat, which bought Chrysler earlier this year.

"At a marathon presentation of Chrysler's five-year strategy, CEO Sergio Marchionne talked about just about everything on Chrysler's plate last week except its earlier electric-car plans. With the group's disbanding, Chrysler's electric plans will be melded into Fiats. Marchionne is apparently no fan of electric power"

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