Dodge Durango News
Some used cars are better bets than others. And just as new hybrid cars vary in efficiency, driving quality, and sales volume, some used hybrids may be a more conservative bet than others. A used Toyota Prius is by far the most familiar and most numerous hybrid, with more than 7 million sold globally over the last 18 years. DON'T MISS: 2016 Toyota Prius 'Coming Soon': 55-MPG Hybrid To Be Sportier But there are also a growing number of orphan hybrids showing up on used-car lots. And just because it says "Hybrid" on the badge doesn't mean that it will get particularly good gas mileage or be...
Still Dead: Dodge Ram Hybrid Pickup, With Or Without Diesel
It's all very strange. Just last March, Chrysler definitively killed the Ram Hemi Hybrid pickup it had been developing for several years. RIP Hemi Hybrid. Now comes a mysterious post on fan site Allpar.com that proposes that the company's Ram 1500 pickup truck will offer a Cummins 5.0-liter...John Voelcker
Chrysler Kills Ram Two-Mode Hybrid Pickup Truck After All
The big green car news from Chrysler yesterday was its announcement that it would build an electric version of the Fiat 500 mini-car for the U.S. market. Win one, lose one, perhaps. The company also dropped a death notice: It has ended development of its Ram Two-Mode Hybrid pickup truck, scheduled...John Voelcker
Four-Way Two-Mode Hybrid Project Ends, Lab Closes; Now What?
The Two-Mode Hybrid project was hailed as a model of technical cooperation when it was announced five years ago. But now the partners are going their separate ways, and the complex hybrid system may end up solely as a General Motors technology. GM said in late 2004 it would partner with Daimler and...John Voelcker
Forbes Calls Jeep Grand Cherokee Dirtiest Car, Readers Slam Methods
That old capitalist tool, Forbes magazine, has issued a list of the 10 dirtiest cars sold in the U.S. At the very top, in first place for filth, is the Jeep Grand Cherokee. But it turns out there are some problems with their list. There's history behind this. A decade ago, the website for Forbes...John Voelcker
Green Truck Steal of the Month: Discontinued Dodge Durango Hybrid?
Want a Hemi with that Hybrid? Look for one of the very rare discontinued 2009 Dodge Durango Hybrids or 2009 Chrysler Aspen HybridsJohn Voelcker