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

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 owned by Italy's Fiat, will offer the system as standard equipment on certain models of the 2015 Chrysler 200 sedan and Jeep... read more

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2014 Chrysler Town & Country

Chrysler Confirms Plug-In Hybrid Minivan, Big SUV In 2016 And Later

Five years ago, then-new Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne and a new executive team held a marathon day-long presentation session on the company's future, laying out a product... read more May 6, 2014 by 

2015 Chrysler 200

2015 Chrysler 200: 36 MPG Highway Tops Fusion, Camry

With highway economy of 36 mpg, the 2015 Chrysler 200 isn't the most fuel-efficient vehicle we've written about recently, but it has an important job to do. The old model... read more March 28, 2014 by 

1970 Chrysler Electric Test Vehicle-1 for sale on eBay (Image: eBay Motors)

1979 GE-Chrysler Electric Test Vehicle-1 Up For Sale On eBay

If you're creating a mass-market electric car, it makes a degree of sense to use a mass-market platform. That's why you'll find some Versa sitting under the Leaf and rather a... read more January 27, 2014 by 

2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

Jeep Hybrids Coming, But Concern Over 'Getting You Home'

Jeep has only recently nailed its colors to the diesel mast, but already the famous off-road arm of Chrysler is looking to other propulsion technologies--namely hybrid... read more December 17, 2013 by 

'Revenge of the Electric Car' premiere: Elon Musk arrives in a Tesla Roadster

Tesla Repays $465-Million DoE Loan, Chrysler Bites Back At Claim

Ah, politics. Yesterday, Tesla paid off the balance of its U.S. government loan, using proceeds from its $1 billion-plus offering of stock and warrants last week, as CEO Elon... read more May 23, 2013 by  19

Sergio Marchionne

Chrysler CEO: Going Green is Good, But Natural Gas Better Than Electric

Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne isn't known for his love of electric vehicles. We really rate the company's first offering, the 2014 Fiat 500e electric car, but Sergio... read more April 22, 2013 by  38

2013 Chrysler 200 Sedan

Chrysler, Toyota Now United In Shunning Mexican Fuel Standards

While automakers selling cars in North America have been happy to accept the 2025 Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards, the same can't be said for similar plans in... read more November 15, 2012 by 

Ram 1500 Plug-In Hybrid pickup truck and Chrysler Town & Country plug-in hybrid minivan, April 2012

Chrysler Yanks Plug-In Hybrid Test Fleet Off Roads, Will Replace Batteries

Ask most people about Chrysler's plug-in hybrid prototype program, and you'll get something like, "Huh? Chrysler has plug-in hybrids?" In fact, the company does: 23 minivans... read more September 24, 2012 by  19

2013 Dodge Dart test drive, Austin, Texas, April 2012

Fancy A 9-Speed Gearbox For Better Gas Mileage? Chrysler Does

To those who remember "three on the tree" or "four on the floor", today's seven and eight-speed automatic transmissions seem to offer a bewildering amount of gears to choose... read more July 30, 2012 by  7

2013 Ram 2500 HD CNG pickup truck

Chrysler To Feds: Support Natural-Gas Cars As Well As Plug-In

Government incentives are a popular (if controversial) way of getting more buyers behind the wheel of electric cars. Bring down the price, and buyers will follow. Whatever... read more July 26, 2012 by  8

2013 Dodge Dart test drive, Austin, Texas, April 2012

Chrysler Sorts Out Its Green Branding: HFE For Gas To Join EcoDiesel

On Friday we revealed that Chrysler is introducing a new badging system for its upcoming range of diesel engines, known as EcoDiesel. Now, the company has filed another... read more July 9, 2012 by 

Electrica 007 in junkyard, by Mike Bumbeck, Clunkbucket

1981 Jet 007: Retro Chrysler-Based Electric Car On eBay

A common misconception about electric cars is that they're a fairly recent phenomenon. Anyone who ever lusted over GM's EV1 will tell you that isn't the case, and Jay Leno... read more June 20, 2012 by  5

Chrysler Ypsilon TwinAir

Chrysler Ypsilon: All-Italian American Car U.S. Doesn't Get

You'll no doubt be familiar with the term 'platform sharing', a name given to basic automotive architecture that finds itself used on a variety of models in a range, or even... read more May 30, 2012 by 

Ram 1500 Plug-In Hybrid pickup truck and Chrysler Town & Country plug-in hybrid minivan, April 2012

Chrysler Town & Country Plug-In Hybrids Now Testing Across U.S.

Chrysler has completed the roll-out of its small fleet of Town & Country plug-in hybrids, after delivering the first vehicles at the beginning of April. Only 25 of the... read more May 7, 2012 by  3

Sergio Marchionne

Chrysler Abandons Quest For Energy Dept Low-Interest Loans

The U.S. Department of Energy hasn't made any new loans under its Advanced Technology Vehicle Program in well over a year. At its current rate, it may never do so. The latest... read more February 16, 2012 by 


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