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Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2018: Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid plug-in minivan

Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2018: Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid plug-in minivan

In 2011, Green Car Reports launched an award for the new car, or family of cars, that represented the best green vehicle introduced for the model year. The Nissan Leaf won that year because it was the sole affordable battery-electric vehicle on the market. Over the next seven years, more than two... read more

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2018 Chrysler Pacifica

2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid sales have resumed after recall

The Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is the sole plug-in hybrid minivan for sale anywhere in North America, but it hasn't had a particularly smooth rollout. Its seven seats and 33... read more September 15, 2017 by


 
Kirk Bell and John Voelcker in Volkswagen ID Buzz electric Microbus concept vehicle

Volkswagen ID Buzz drive: electric VW bus offers unique EV concept

When you see a concept car drive onto the stage at an auto show, don't be fooled into thinking it's what you'll drive out of the dealer a couple of years later. We got to... read more August 19, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen ID Buzz Concept

Volkswagen to build ID Buzz electric Microbus, cargo vans too, on sale in 2022

The Volkswagen ID Buzz concept, an all-electric reinterpretation of the iconic VW Microbus, generated huge enthusiasm and public crowds when it debuted in January at the... read more August 19, 2017 by


 
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid plug-in minivan recalled for faulty diode (updated)

The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is, for the moment, a unique vehicle. It's the sole plug-in hybrid minivan for sale anywhere in North America, and its combination of seven... read more June 28, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen ID Buzz concept, 2017 Detroit auto show

All-electric VW ID Buzz Microbus confirmed for production

Working to redirect attention from its diesel-emission scandal—soon to wind down in the U.S. but ongoing in Europe—Volkswagen Group has talked a lot about its... read more June 20, 2017 by


 
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid: full production to start today for plug-in minivan

It's a well-reviewed new minivan design from the company that invented the modern minivan three decades ago. Unlike any other minivan, however, its large battery pack gives... read more April 7, 2017 by


 
2017 Chrysler Pacifica

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid: lifetime carbon emissions 24 percent lower vs standard minivan

Cars that run entirely or partly on electricity from a battery pack have no tailpipe emissions, but to judge their overall impact, you have to look at lifetime... read more January 10, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen ID Buzz concept, 2017 Detroit auto show

VW ID Buzz concept: all-electric Microbus could arrive in 2022

If you pronounce the word "buzz" with a German accent, it sounds like "bus"—which is almost surely why VW's second all-electric concept vehicle is called the Volkswagen... read more January 8, 2017 by


 
Chrysler Portal concept, 2017 Consumer Electronics Show

Chrysler Portal concept: all-electric minivan for CES offers some self-driving (specs updated)

It was widely rumored that Chrysler would reveal an all-electric minivan at this week's Consumer Electronics Show—and now we have the details. But the Chrysler Portal... read more January 6, 2017 by


 
2017 Chrysler Pacifica

Chrysler to reveal new electric car at CES, maybe a minivan: report

With the introduction of the 238-mile Chevrolet Bolt EV this month, the aging Fiat 500e three-door hatchback's 84 miles of range becomes woefully uncompetitive. So Fiat... read more December 10, 2016 by


 
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid plug-in minivan: 33 miles of range, 84 MPGe EPA ratings

The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid has a somewhat deceptive—or perhaps incomplete—name. It is in fact a plug-in hybrid, making it the first minivan equipped with... read more December 1, 2016 by


 
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Touring-L Plus

2017 Chrysler Pacifica fuel economy review

They say you never really forget how to ride a bike, but if you're Chrysler, you may temporarily forget how to build a minivan. That's just what happened for the company that... read more June 9, 2016 by


 
Honda Odyssey Hybrid (Japanese model)

Honda Hybrid Minivan On Sale In Japan, Using Accord Hybrid System

In the U.S., Honda hybrids have essentially gone on hiatus this year. For the 2016 model year, the only hybrid it sells is the aging CR-Z two-seater, which uses the... read more February 4, 2016 by


 
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

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


 

 
 

 
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