Fiat's Great Contribution to the Electric Car Market


Fiat's Great Contribution to the Electric Car Market

Fiat announced the release of their 500e electric car. The 500e is available in Oregon and California for 36 months at $199 �month. The 500e has been in high demand since its release in California in 2013. The 500e has been named the "Top Electric Vehicle" for two years in a row, by the Northwest Automotive Press Association's Drive Revolution, which celebrates alternative-fuel vehicles in Portland. The Press spoke to the 500e's ability to be fuel efficient yet really fun to drive; converting drivers who may have been wary about electric vehicles in the past.



The 2015 500e has been redesigned with a new center console which features a USB port, a new cup holder design. There are also two new colors added to the previous five; these colors are Luce Blue, a light blue color with a pearlized �finish and Celeste, a light blue.

The 500e offers a multitude of features found in Fiat's 500 model, with great interior features like standard keyless entry, Bluetooth connectivity, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, cloth upholstery, air conditioning and available features like a navigation system and leather upholstery.

The exterior features 15-inch steel wheels, a rear spoiler, power-adjustable heated side mirrors, and a chrome exhaust tip. There are also great optional features like a power sunroof, and fog lights as well as the option for either 15- or 16-inch aluminum wheels available.

The 500e has a great iconic style, world-renown dynamics and incredible efficiency with a zero-emissions design. It is a vehicle that stays true to Fiat's message as a brave, to create a fun-to-drive vehicle, yet it offers the ability to have fun with your drive while still remaining dutiful to your environment concerns. The EPA has give the 2015 500e a best-in-class driving range, as well as as best-in-class 108 miles per gallon highway rating, with an 87 mile driving range made possible by battery-electric power.

The Fiat 500e also understands that sometimes an electric car will not meet a customer's driving range on a special trip, and for those occasions, Fiat has come out with a transportation plan named the Fiat 500e Pass program. Fiat brand teamed up with Enterprise Holdings, who are the operators and owners of National Car Rental brands, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Alamo Rent A Car. In this partnership, the Fiat 500e Pass program is built into the contract agreement to provide alternate transportation for up to 12 days, for the first three years after the purchase date.

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