25 Jan '12, 6pm

Did new EVs kill the electric car conversion business? Maybe just the opposite. Big opportunities.

Did new EVs kill the electric car conversion business? Maybe just the opposite. Big opportunities.

Fiat 500 converted to an electric drive by German specialist Karabag Long ignored by large automakers, electric cars used to strictly be the domain of an EV cottage industry. Many people thought small electric car makers and converters were doomed now that large car companies like Nissan have moved into the electric car segment, but the metropolitan area of Hamburg (among others) may prove them wrong. The Nissan LEAF is not yet available in Germany, but the electric Renault Kangoo is, and there are already 15 of them driving in the Northern city. Some electric Smarts are also there. But the big uncovered news is that just a few days ago, 16 electric Fiat 500s joined the growing number of EVs driving around Hamburg. I bet you didn't know that an electric Fiat 500 is being made. That's probably because Fiat isn't making them. Unveiling the fleet of electric Fiat 500 in Hambu...

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