The US is too hooked on trucks and SUVs for Fiat’s new 500 EV

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has unveiled a new version of its fully electric Fiat 500 with nearly 200 miles of range and a revamped design. But like most small city cars, especially ones that are electric, the new Fiat 500 EV is unlikely to come to the US, which is a total shame.

The Fiat 500 EV is a great example of the kind of vehicle that makes a lot of sense for cities and maybe even some suburbs. It’s electric, so it won’t spew pollution into the air. It’s small, so it takes up less space and is, on balance, less dangerous to pedestrians, cyclists, and other people who share the road.

The new version of the Fiat 500 EV is also, at least on paper, pretty capable. It squeezes 199 miles of range out of…

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