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A New Reason Electric Cars Make Chrysler's Marchionne Nervous

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) CEO Sergio Marchionne isn't very interested in electric cars. And though FCA just launched the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica plug-in hybrid. Sergio Marchionne plug-in cars Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA

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

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So Fiat Chrysler Automobiles needs a new all-electric vehicle to comply with California zero-emission vehicle rules, despite its CEO's frequent complaints that. Future Cars CES plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA

'Most' Of Fiat Chrysler's U.S. Vehicles Will Be Hybrid By 2025, CEO Says

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will soon launch a hybrid version of the Chrysler Town & Country minivan as part of a redesign of that model that will be unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show in January. Future Cars Sergio Marchionne Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA

Fiat Chrysler CTO: Fuel Cells Are The Future, Batteries Are Not

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Several companies have expressed enthusiasm about battery-electric cars, but Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) isn't one of them. Green Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell plug-in carsIts only production electric car is the Fiat 500e, and FCA CEO.

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SUVs so hot that Dodge Dart, Chrysler 200 may never return

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Earlier this year, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles updated its five-year plan, with the Italian-American carmaker focusing more heavily on trucks and SUVs. Two casualties of this truck fever were the Dodge Dart and Chrysler 200 sedans. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA

Chrysler Conundrum: Truck Sales Mean Buying Emission-Credits From Tesla, Toyota, Honda

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When it comes to fuel efficiency, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is among the lowest of all U.S. emissions EPA Fuel Economy Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA automakers. The company was at the bottom of the most recent Union of Concerned Scientists emissions rankings for carmakers.

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Diesel Has An Endpoint, Says Fiat Chrysler's Marchionne

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So far, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) CEO Sergio Marchionne has been on the more optimistic side. Sergio Marchionne Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Volkswagen diesel scandalThe ongoing Volkswagen emissions scandal has many analysts, pundits, and automotive executives pondering the future of diesel in the U.S.

Chrysler Portal concept: all-electric minivan for CES offers some self-driving

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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 concept that will debut at CES won't be showing up at your local dealer any time soon.

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Chrysler Plug-In Hybrid Minivan To Bring Company Full Circle

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We know very little about the plug-in hybrid version that Fiat Chrysler will launch sometime after the new 2017 Chrysler Town & Country minivan is unveiled next year. market, only Chrysler will offer a minivan that plugs in and can run. Green Future Cars Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid: More Details On 30-Mile Plug-In

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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. That model, to be called the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, is slated to go on sale around September 2016. market. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

VW Joins Chrysler With 'Dirtiest Tailpipe' After Diesel Scandal Revealed

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emissions Union of Concerned Scientists Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Volkswagen diesel scandalThe Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) releases a semi-regular report card on automakers, ranking each by the amount of carbon emissions produced by their vehicles. But after the revelation that Volkswagen installed.

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2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid: Plug-In Minivan Offers 30 Miles Of Electric Range

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Chrysler’s Town & Country was one of the first minivan on the market when it arrived in 1989 as a spinoff of the original Dodge Caravan, and its mix of practicality and near-premium status did a lot to boost the segment. Detroit Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

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2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid: first drive of plug-in hybrid minivan

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The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid wraps a number of firsts into one innovative package. The Pacifica minivan, launched this year, has received positive reviews for its combination of stylish design, comfortable interior, easy-to-use infotainment, and capacious carrying capacity for up to eight adults and their goods.

Chrysler Upgrades Pentastar V-6 For Fuel Efficiency; Lack Of Direct Injection A Hint Of Future EPA Rules?

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For the 2016 model year, Chrysler has extensively re-engineered its Pentastar V-6 engine, a mainstay powerplant in the light trucks that comprise the. emissions EPA diesel particulate filter (DPF) V-6 Pentastar Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA

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

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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 plan in conjunction with Fiat following its government-backed restructuring.

Chrysler looks at vehicle-to-grid technology

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, IVECO and ENGIE collaborating to promote natural gas in Europe starting from Belgium

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), IVECO (a brand of CNH Industrial) and ENGIE (Global Energy Player) are broadly collaborating to promote natural gas vehicles and infrastructure in Europe. At the “Salon de l’Auto” in Brussels, the Minister of Mobility and Environment announced a program for the improvement of air quality in Wallonia.

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2015 Chrysler 200 Four-Cylinder: Gas Mileage Review

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The 2015 Chrysler 200 mid-size sedan is a good-looking, comfortable, and modern entry in a very competitive segment of the car market. Part of the Fiat-led product renaissance at Chrysler, it replaces the grim, dated previous 200 derived from the old Sebring and largely relegated to car-rental fleets.

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2017 Chrysler Pacifica fuel economy review

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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. Its last generation of Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans were, frankly, subpar. Fuel Economy Third-Row Seats Seven-seater SUV Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA DON'T.

New Chrysler transmission to boost fuel economy

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Chrysler is to introduce an eight-speed automatic transmission that will help boost fuel economy for both the Chrysler 300 and the Dodge Charger in 2012. Chrysler Green cars Latest news Chrysler 300 Chrysler transmission Dodge Charger eight speed transmission

Fiat Chrysler is last Detroit maker to convert cars to use E15

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) recently approved E15 fuel for use in all of its 2016 models, making it the last of the Detroit Three automakers to do so. Biofuels ethanol alternative fuel vehicles e15 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA Corn growers and policymakers eager to blend greater amounts of ethanol into U.S.

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Chrysler: Mild Hybrids Coming, Says Electric Cars 'Overblown By Media'

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Yesterday''s multi-hour presentation of the five-year plan for the combined Fiat Chrysler Automobiles was called "Chryslerpalooza" by local Detroit reporters who sat through it. The first green news was that Chrysler will build small numbers of plug-in hybrid minivans and large SUVs to meet emission regulations.

CA dealer offers Fiat 500e electric car at $49 a month, $0 down in Black Friday weekend deal

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While Fiat Chrysler Automobiles refuses to say how many electric Fiat 500e cars it's sold over the past several years, there are likely more than many people think. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) lease price compliance car Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA DON'T MISS.

Tesla Hiring At Second California Facility, Ex-Chrysler Plant

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While its proposed $5 billion "Gigafactory" grabs headlines, Tesla Motors has quietly been setting other expansion plans in motion as well. The company is seeking workers for a second California facility, according to a report in Bloomberg last week. In addition to the former GM-Toyota assembly plant in Fremont, California, that currently builds

Next Diesel Candidate For Chrysler: Full-Size 300 Sedan?

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Is Chrysler planning to introduce a third diesel-powered vehicle, after its 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel and the Ram 1500 diesel pickup truck? According to Saad Chehab, head of the Chrysler brand, the automaker is considering a diesel version of its full-size four-door sedan model, the Chrysler 300.

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Chrysler brings plug-in hybrids to California

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The city ofSan FranciscoinCaliforniais to benefit from 14 plug-in hybrid electric vehicles from Chrysler. They will be introduced as part of a three-year evaluation programme with the aim being to assess how they work in real world conditions with reports being given to Chrysler on all driving and charging experiences.

Federal Transportation Bill, VW Sales, Chrysler Conundrum: Today's Car News

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Today, the final Federal transportation-funding bill includes some provisions for electric cars, Volkswagen sales get slammed by the ongoing diesel-emissions scandal, and Chrysler buys emissions credits to make up for low fuel economy. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

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Chrysler to support ethanol production

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Chrysler is the latest big name car manufacturer to show its support for ethanol production by entering a memorandum of understanding with ZeaChem, Inc. Biofuels Chrysler Green cars Latest news cellulosic ethanol ethanol ZeaChem

Chrysler Plug-In Hybrid Minivan Will Launch Late Next Year, Company Says

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Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, has never been a fan of plug-in electric cars. So when he revealed at the Paris Motor Show that a plug-in hybrid version of the next Chrysler Town & Country minivan would arrive late next year, he added a few derogatory comments about the range limits and what he views as unrealistic

Chrysler to invest $300million in new transmission

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The Chrysler Group LLC will soon invest $300million into its transmission manufacturing facilities in Kokomo, Indiana, as it produces a brand new fuel efficient eight speed automatic transmission. The [.].

Fiat Chrysler to offer 4-cylinder turbo four to boost fuel economy

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And Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has dropped hints that it would launch a new 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine since as far back as 2013. turbocharged Fuel Economy Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA You'd expect an engine named Hurricane to be fairly powerful. DON'T MISS: Jeep Wrangler Diesel To Come Well.

Chrysler CEO Underscores, Again: Electric Fiat 500e Loses Money

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But last week''s little media explosion over Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne''s negative comments on the 2014 Fiat 500e electric car his company sells--in limited numbers, in California only--shouldn''t be a surprise. OK, clearly he shouldn''t have said, "I hope you don''t buy it."

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FCA Windsor Assembly Plant begins production of plug-in 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

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The first 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid ( earlier post ) rolled off the line at the FCA US Windsor Assembly Plant (Ont.) on 1 December. The launch of the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid marks another milestone for the Windsor plant as it is the first electric vehicle to be built on its assembly line. FCA US invested $2.6 Brief

Chrysler wants electric car funding

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In-trouble car manufacturer Chrysler LLC has put forward three proposals as a request for $224million in funding under two US Department of Energy initiatives - the electric drive vehicle battery and component manufacturing initiative and the transportation electrification initiative. The total investment under the proposals is $448million.

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Tesla Model S 'D,' Chrysler Plug-In Hybrid, Ford Compact Pickup: Today's Car News

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Today''s news includes the much-anticipated unveiling of the Tesla "D" all-wheel drive Model S electric car and its "Autopilot" feature, as well as Chrysler''s announcement of a plug-in hybrid minivan, and the restart of the Department of Energy loan program that funded Tesla and Fisker. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Nissan CEO On Electric-Car Perks, Honda 'Green Dealer Guide,' Chrysler Turbo V-6: Today's Car News

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Today we''ve got Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn promoting electric cars, Honda promoting more efficient dealerships, and Chrysler possibly boosting the efficiency of its Pentastar V-6 engine. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Check out Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn''s four reasons why electric cars win.

Chrysler Axes Sedans, Tesla Supercharger Growth, Jeep Wrangler Diesel: Today's Car News

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Today, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) says it will axe two of its mainstream sedans, Tesla makes progress in growing its network of Supercharger sites, and Jeep Wrangler diesel and hybrid models are reportedly in the product pipeline. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

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FCA sued over emissions of 2007-2012 Dodge Ram diesel pickups with Cummins engines

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and engine supplier Cummins are the latest companies to be accused of hiding excess diesel-exhaust emissions. emissions heavy duty lawsuit cummins Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA

Chrysler introduces new V-6 engines

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Fuel efficiency across Chrysler’s range of vehicles is expected to be improved by around eight per cent thanks to an all-new line of V-6 engines. engine, which is flex-fuel capable, will replace seven current Chrysler V-6 engines: the 2.7l; 3.0l (China); 3.3l; 3.5l; 3.7l; 3.8l; and 4.0l.

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

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The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid has a somewhat deceptive—or perhaps incomplete—name. It is also the first mass-market plug-in vehicle sold by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) in all 50 states of the U.S. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA