“It is our duty to bring to market electric cars that cost no more than those with an internal combustion engine, as soon as we can, in line with the falling costs of batteries,” Fiat CEO Olivier François . “We are exploring the territory of sustainable mobility for all: this is our greatest project. Between 2025 and 2030, our product line-up will gradually become electric-only. This will be a radical change for Fiat.”
Fiat has just released an electric version of its in some regions. At least for the time being, the standard 500 will still be available as well. As notes, Fiat wants to help improve access to EVs, charging infrastructure and air quality.
“The decision to launch the New 500 — electric and electric alone — was actually taken before COVID-19,” François said in a discussion with architect Stefano Boeri. “Even then, we were already aware that the world could not take any more ‘compromises.’”
Several auto brands are planning to go all-electric in the next decade or are at least rumored to be doing so. , and (at least in Europe) are looking to make the switch by 2030. has set 2040 as its timeline for making the shift.
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