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2015 Chrysler 200: 36 MPG Highway Tops Fusion, Camry

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, despite being widely loathed by anyone forced to rent one at airport desks around the country, sold in large numbers in the... read more

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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 

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Chrysler To Offer Diesel Engine Options, But Only In Trucks

If you’ve been waiting to buy a diesel-powered Jeep Grand Cherokee, you probably already know that one is on the way. Or if your tastes run to the Dodge brand instead... read more January 17, 2012 by  3

detail of 2013 Fiat 500 'Elettra' Electric Car Spy Shot, from Motor Authority

Electric Fiat 500 Spied Testing In Michigan, Intro For 2013 Likely

Almost two years ago, in January 2010, a mysterious electric version of the Fiat 500 appeared the Detroit Auto Show on the Chrysler stand. Then, two months later, Chrysler... read more October 24, 2011 by  1

2011 Chrysler 300. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Chrysler: “We’re Making Hybrids, But Only Because We Have To”

Sergio Marchionne, the head of the Chrysler Group and Fiat Motors, has never been a fan of hybrid electric or pure electric vehicles. But in a recent interview with... read more October 20, 2011 by  1

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited

Chrysler: 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee To Get Diesel Option, Others To Follow

Earlier this year, our colleagues over at Motor Authority told you that Chrysler was planning on bringing a Diesel option to its U.S. spec Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV some time... read more October 20, 2011 by  1

2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8

2012 Chrysler 300 To Get 31 MPG Highway, Thanks To 8-Speed Automatic

Half a century ago, automatic transmissions had two or three speeds, and progress has come slowly since then. Today, many cars are still sold with four-speed automatics... read more September 1, 2011 by  4


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