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Did you know Exxon researched hybrid cars (then ignored them)?

Did you know Exxon researched hybrid cars (then ignored them)?

Hybrid cars are often thought of as a fairly recent development, but few things under the sun are truly new. In response to the 1970s oil crises, engineers began contemplating ways to move the auto industry beyond fossil fuels, using much less sophisticated technology than what became available in... read more

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2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid: More Details On 30-Mile Plug-In

Chrysler last week revealed the completely new sixth-generation version of its minivans—including, at long last, the first full-hybrid minivan for the U.S. market. That... read more January 20, 2016 by

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

A New Reason Electric Cars Make Chrysler's Marchionne Nervous

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) CEO Sergio Marchionne isn't very interested in electric cars. When his company launched the battery-electric Fiat 500e, Marchionne was quick... read more January 12, 2016 by

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid: Plug-In Minivan Offers 30 Miles Of Electric Range

Chrysler’s Town & Country was one of the first minivans on the market when it arrived in 1989 as a spinoff of the original Dodge Caravan, and its mix of... read more January 11, 2016 by

2016 Ram 1500

Chrysler Conundrum: Truck Sales Mean Buying Emission-Credits From Tesla, Toyota, Honda

When it comes to fuel efficiency, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is among the lowest of all U.S. automakers. The company was at the bottom of the most recent Union of... read more December 23, 2015 by

2016 Chrysler 200

'Most' Of Fiat Chrysler's U.S. Vehicles Will Be Hybrid By 2025, CEO Says

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will soon launch a hybrid version of the Chrysler Town & Country minivan as part of a redesign of that model that will be unveiled at the... read more November 4, 2015 by

2015 Chrysler Town & Country

New Chrysler Minivan Might Get Electric All-Wheel Drive: CEO

Carmakers typically turn to electrification for increased fuel efficiency, but it can have other benefits as well. In some cases, it may even help maximize interior space in... read more May 22, 2015 by

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Chrysler Plug-In Hybrid Minivan To Bring Company Full Circle

We know very little about the plug-in hybrid version that Fiat Chrysler will launch sometime after the new 2017 Chrysler Town & Country minivan is unveiled next year. But... read more March 24, 2015 by

2015 Chrysler 200, Catskill Mountains, NY, Dec 2014

2015 Chrysler 200 Four-Cylinder: Gas Mileage Review

The 2015 Chrysler 200 mid-size sedan is a good-looking, comfortable, and modern entry in a very competitive segment of the car market. Part of the Fiat-led product... read more January 2, 2015 by

Chrysler Pentastar V-6 engine

Chrysler To Follow Trend, Add Direct Injection To V-6, Turbo Too

There's an old car-guy adage that claims there's "no replacement for displacement." Yet tightening global emissions standards are forcing carmakers to find a variety of... read more December 11, 2014 by

2016 Fiat 500X, introduced at 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

2016 Fiat 500X: Live Photos And Video From 2014 LA Auto Show

After an unveiling at the Paris Motor Show, the 2016 Fiat 500X crossover made its North American debut at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. Sharing underpinnings with the 2015... read more November 20, 2014 by

2015 Chrysler Town & Country

Chrysler Plug-In Hybrid Minivan Will Launch Late Next Year, Company Says

Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, has never been a fan of plug-in electric cars. So when he revealed at the Paris Motor Show that a plug-in hybrid version... read more October 10, 2014 by

2014 Jeep Cherokee

Chrysler To Fit Start-Stop As Standard On Certain 2015 Models

Chrysler is the latest carmaker to add start-stop systems to some of its cars, another step in ongoing efforts to improve their fuel economy. The Michigan automaker, now... read more June 26, 2014 by

2014 Fiat 500e

2013-2014 Fiat 500e Electric Cars Recalled For Possible Coolant Leak

A recall has been issued for certain 2013 and 2014 Fiat 500e electric cars to address the possibility of coolant leaks. The recall will correct an issue with the affected... read more June 11, 2014 by

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, Bear Mountain, May 2014

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel: Quick First Drive Report

Plug-in cars may get a lot of attention, but improving the efficiency of big trucks can have a huge effect on reducing overall emissions--and owners' fuel bills as well. The... read more May 30, 2014 by

2015 Jeep Renegade, 2014 Geneva Motor Show

Chrysler: Mild Hybrids Coming, Says Electric Cars 'Overblown By Media'

Yesterday's multi-hour presentation of the five-year plan for the combined Fiat Chrysler Automobiles was called "Chryslerpalooza" by local Detroit reporters who sat through... read more May 7, 2014 by


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