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Fiat Chrysler CTO: Fuel Cells Are The Future, Batteries Are Not

Fiat Chrysler CTO: Fuel Cells Are The Future, Batteries Are Not

By Stephen Edelstein 1,462 views Jul 28, 2015 Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter 2015 Maserati Ghibli Enlarge Photo Several companies have expressed enthusiasm about battery-electric cars, but Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) isn't one of them. Six years after killing its pre-bankruptcy ENVI project that showed a variety of plug-in concept cars, FCA still doesn't offer any mainstream plug-in models. Its only production electric car is the Fiat 500e, and FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne has made no bones about the fact that that model is just a "compliance car" built to satisfy California's zero-emission vehicle mandate. DON'T MISS: Chrysler Confirms Plug-In Hybrid Minivan, Big SUV In 2016 And Later (May 2014) It's an attitude that is apparently shared further down the chain of command. Hydrogen fuel cells are a better choice for future powertrains than batteries, FCA ...

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