MAKE/MODEL


YEAR


CARS

CONCEPT CARS

SUVS

CONCEPT SUVS

-
DIVIDER_large
www.flickr.com
This is a Flickr badge showing public photos and videos from cartype.com. Make your own badge here.
DIVIDER_large
Cartype on Kindle
DIVIDER_large
CT-TV
DIVIDER_large
Cartype on Twitter

RSS RSS FEEDS

Subscribe to our web feeds:

 
 

GEM Peapod : 2008

No Gas. No Emissions. Pure Electric.
Filed under:  Green
 
Comment(s): 0
 
 
MSRP Engine HP Manufactured
n/a n/a n/a 2008 - 2008
View all cars for:  GEM

Search for GEM Peapod : 2008 on: eBay

GEM Introduces Peapod Neighborhood Electric Vehicle – the Next Generation of Clean and Green Transportation.


chrysler gem peapodfs1  08

- Chrysler LLC's neighborhood electric vehicle gets a new name - "GreenEcoMobility" - and new styling that will define and set a new standard for environmentally responsible vehicles.
- Sleek, streamlined styling and breakthrough innovations converge in the next-generation eco-friendly car.
- More to come as Peapod leads expansion of GEM's 'no-gas, no-emissions' clean vehicle lineup.

September 23, 2008.
Clean and green transportation gets a new look and feel as GEM, a Chrysler LLC company, introduces the next generation of clean, gas-free and emission-free, battery electric vehicles.

The vehicle’s innovative, groundbreaking design, with its striking pod-like shape and sleek lines, reflects the environmentally friendly nature that has been the hallmark of GEM since its founding 10 years ago.

The user-friendly mood of the vehicle, named the GEM Peapod, is enhanced with the newly designed center console that will offer iPod integration, as well as hands-free operation of the customer's iPhone. Other innovations include ergonomic, supportive, mesh seating, which enables air circulation for comfort and uses eco-friendly recycled and recyclable materials.

“We have evolved the GEM design language to better reflect its eco-friendly performance and its upbeat, positive image,” said Peter Arnell, Chrysler LLC’s Chief Innovation Officer who led the design process. “These vehicles use no gasoline and emit no pollutants. So whether it’s a trip around the neighborhood or the drive to school or work, the GEM Peapod is the ideal way to contribute to a greener planet, and a healthy lifestyle."

GEM will also get a new name – GreenEcoMobility, Arnell said, signifying the company’s goal to redefine environmentally friendly vehicles.

Chrysler will show the styling model for the production 2009 GEM at the company’s headquarters Sept. 23. The re-designed GEM is scheduled for production in 2009.

The Peapod represents the first in a series of product launches that will redefine the future of electric vehicles, said the company’s CEO Bruce Coventry.

“With this next generation GEM, we will broaden the market for this clean, emission-free technology,” Coventry said.

In addition to the 2009 GEM Peapod neighborhood electric vehicle, Coventry said, GEM has plans to market a new light-duty, battery electric commercial truck and a larger city electric vehicle, with more range and performance. These vehicles are scheduled for production within the next year, he said.

Today’s GEM is the nation’s No. 1 zero-emission electric vehicle, with 38,000 produced and in use. GEM vehicles are used in settings such as city centers, planned communities, military bases, college campuses, corporate and commercial centers, and city, state and national parks.

“Over the past decade, GEM has established itself as the nation’s leading battery-powered, pure electric vehicle,” said GEM President and COO Rick Kasper. “We have done that by responding to the needs of our customers for safety, utility, versatility and performance in environmentally friendly vehicles."

GEM cars are available in six models: two-, four- and six-passenger cars and three utility vehicles. GEM neighborhood electric vehicles have a top speed of 25 miles per hour, a range of up to 30 miles per charge (battery charge is extended through use of regenerative braking) and are street legal in more than 40 states. The vehicles can be recharged anytime, anywhere with a standard 110-volt outlet. Recharge time is approximately six to eight hours.

By replacing conventional vehicles, GEM vehicles can reduce overall emissions of pollutants, particularly during short trips when conventional vehicles create the most tailpipe emissions. GEM vehicles have been driven a combined 200 million miles and averted more than 150 tons of pollutants from reaching the air, while saving 10 million gallons of gasoline.

About Global Electric Motorcars.
Global Electric Motorcars LLC assembles and markets neighborhood electric vehicles. The 10-year-old company is based in Fargo, N.D. For more information about the company and GEM vehicles, to build your own GEM or to locate a dealer, visit GEM.

(source: Chrysler/GEM)


chrysler gem peapod fs2 08

chrysler gem peapod rs1 08

chrysler gem peapod s 08

chrysler gem peapod set 08

chrysler gem peapod in1 08

chrysler gem peapod in2 08

chrysler gem peapod wheel 08

gem logo 1

New GEM logo.

gem peapod logo

Gem "Peadpod" logo.

RELATED ARTICLES
GEM   Global Electric Motorcars. USA, 1998 -
LINKS
GEM   Official site.
 
 
COMMENTS
There have been no comments
POST A COMMENT
Name
URL
Email
Comment
HTML tags allowed: <a> <em> <strong> <blockquote>
Spambots begone
ABOUT EDITORS CONTACT

CARTYPE STORE

-
Advertise on Cartype
-
Twitter Facebook Vimeo YouTube Flavors.me Flickr Kindle
-
-
Car Shipping Companies
Auto Transport Quotes
DIVIDER_large
DIVIDER_large
 
DIVIDER_large
-

CARTYPE STORE

Go Faster. The Graphic Design of Racing Cars. Cars That Matter Italian Racing Red Car Design Yearbook 1
-
-

NOTICE

Much of the material on this website is copyrighted. Original articles appearing herein are subject to copyright. Please don't copy stuff from the site without asking; it may belong to someone! Any trademarks appearing on this site are the sole property of the registered owners. No endorsement by trademark owners is to be construed. The products, brand names, characters, related slogans and indicia are or may by claimed as trademarks of their respective owners. Every effort has been made whenever possible to credit the sources. The use of such material falls under the Fair Use provisions of intellectual property laws.