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Eric C. Evarts
The 2020 Tesla Model Y officially broke cover Thursday night in LA. The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed new charges against Volkswagen, related to its diesels. And Audi has found a unique way to reuse battery packs from its upcoming e-tron SUV lineup. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Tesla held a big reveal party to show its long-awaited fourth model, the Model Y small SUV. It will offer a tiny, optional third-row seat, but will forgo the "falcon wing" doors of the Model X in favor of conventional rear doors. The Model Y is based on the Model 3, and we took a look at a few...
Infiniti tech, Chrysler Pacifica recall, Hyundai Kona electric, charging costs: Today's Car News
Infiniti bumps turbo fuel efficiency with a new variable-compression engine. Chrysler recalls Pacifica Hybrid plug-in minivans—again. Faster charging is coming—but it won't come cheap. And we detail why the Hyundai Kona Electric is one of our three finalists for Green Car Reports Best...Eric C. Evarts
Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid recalled for stalling, fire risk
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling 10,021 Chrysler plug-in hybrid vans for an issue that could result in a stall, or possibly the increased risk of a vehicle fire. In the vehicles affected—2017 and 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid models with production dates of August 16, 2016 through...Bengt Halvorson
Four of Wards' Top 10 Engines are actually electric or electrified powertrains
The industry trade journal WardsAuto has been giving out "Best Engine" awards for 24 years now, and this year's list includes some interesting choices. For starters, there are no engines from German manufacturers on the list: The sole luxury recipients this year are Infiniti and Jaguar. But more...Mark Stevenson
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...John Voelcker
Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid gets ad support from Sesame Street characters
The 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is a one-of-a-kind vehicle, the sole plug-in hybrid minivan offered for sale in North America. Its early months were plagued by a powertrain recall for a potentially faulty diode within the power inverter module. Now, the Pacifica Hybrid is back on sale in its...Sean Szymkowski
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 seats and 33 miles of EPA-rated electric range have attracted huge interest. Deliveries of the partially electric minivan began early in April, but over the last several weeks, reports of a widespread lack of availability have emerged. DON'T MISS: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid: first drive of plug-in hybrid minivan Now we know why: Chrysler has recalled roughly 1,700 of the Pacifica Hybrids built and sold to date. The...