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Fiat to Produce Hybrid Version of Its Small TwinAir 500

July 16th, 2010

The Italian carmaker Fiat looks forward to start developing a hybrid version of its compact vehicle TwinAir 500, able to register over 100mpg.

Engineers at Fiat will give the 900cc two-cylinder vehicle an electric boost, thus reducing carbon dioxide emissions to just 70g/km.

Fiat will include in its new version of TwinAir its advanced dual clutch transmission. The goal is to introduce a small 5kW (8bhp) electric motor into the vehicle’s gearbox casing. » Read more: Fiat to Produce Hybrid Version of Its Small TwinAir 500