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Dodge equips 2014 Durango full-size SUV with 8-speed for 9% boost in fuel economy

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Chrysler’s Dodge brand introduced the 2014 Dodge Durango full-size SUV at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. The new Durango competes in the full-size SUV segment, which with 900,000 units sold in 2012, has jumped 82% since 2009. The 2014 Dodge Durango features a new Eco Mode that contributes to its improved fuel economy.

Chrysler To Offer Diesel Engine Options, But Only In Trucks

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Or if your tastes run to the Dodge brand instead of Jeep, it’s possible that the similarly-sized Dodge Durango sport utility may soon get a diesel option, too. If you’ve been waiting to buy a diesel-powered Jeep Grand Cherokee, you probably already know that one is on the way.

Gas Mileage For Every 2013 SUV

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Dodge Durango. Dodge Durango. The last time I checked, gas prices in the United States had increased every day for 33 consecutive days.

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Where Do The Biggest SUVs Go From Here?

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Both the 2009 Dodge Durango and 2009 Chrysler Aspen will be ending production after this year. How far will big hybrid SUVs go?

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Chrysler's Next Hybrid: 2011 Dodge Ram Hybrid Pickup Still On Track

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The company made fewer than 1,000 Dodge Durango Hybrids and Chrysler While Chrysler was an original partner in development of the Two-Mode Hybrid system used in pickups and sport utilities by Chevrolet , GMC , Cadillac , as well as upcoming sport utilities from BMW and Mercedes-Benz , its hybrid history has not been happy.

Chrysler investing $114M in Trenton, Mich., facility to boost Pentastar production

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Trenton South launched the new Pentastar engine in March 2010, which is now available in 10 Chrysler Group vehicles including the Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Avenger, Dodge Grand Caravan, Dodge Journey, Dodge Charger, Dodge Challenger, Dodge Durango, Chrysler 200, Chrysler 200 Convertible and Chrysler Town & Country. Brief

Mexico grants Monsanto approval to plant large-scale GM corn fields

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The permit allows the planting of 250,000 hectares of three varieties of GM corn (MON-89034-3, MON-00603-6 and MON-88017-3) in the states of Chihuahua, Coahuila and Durango. The Mexican Secretariat of Agriculture (SAGARPA) has approved the planting of genetically modified (GM) corn fields on a large commercial scale. Brief

Chrysler Group files S-1 for IPO; snapshot of R&D priorities; exploring a light-duty hydraulic hybrid

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This transmission is now in the new Ram 1500, the Jeep Grand Cherokee (including in the diesel version), and the Dodge Durango. Chrysler Group LLC has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a proposed initial public offering of common shares. —Chrysler S-1. Engines.

Fiat Chrysler investing additional $266M in Kokomo to increase capacity for 8-speed transmissions

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Currently, the eight-speed transmission is available on the Jeep Grand Cherokee, Chrysler 300, Dodge Challenger, Dodge Charger, Dodge Durango and Ram 1500. Eight-speed transmission housings move down the assembly line at Kokomo Transmission Plant. Click to enlarge. to increase capacity of the fuel-efficient TorqueFlite transmission. billion.

Plug-in Manufacturers Grow

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I t wasn't that long ago that I remember a Chrysler ad that bragged about how its new Charger, with the big V 8, was a hybrid.

Update: ‘09 Saturn Vue Hybrid

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In any case, a 3 month delay was welcome news when compared to Chrysler announcing they would discontinue the Aspen and Durango hybrid SUVs.

On Again Off Again: Audi Q5

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However, as Audi saw other large SUV hybrids such as the Durango and Aspen fall off the market, they decided to remove the hybrid option from the Q7.

Hybrid SUV Future Looks Bright

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Where do we go from here? With all these hybrids being discontinued, readers may be wondering what the future holds for hybrid crossovers and SUVs.

‘10 Hybrid SUV Prices

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Once you begin researching hybrid SUV’s you will notice a huge range of prices. 2010 Ford Escape Hybrid. Starting MSRP: $29,860.

Criticism for Government green car buys

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For example, 2,933 vehicles have been ordered from Chrysler despite the fact that the manufacturer does not include any hybrids in its line-up with the exception of the Durango/Aspen line. It seems like a great idea in theory - the US Government is backing up its calls for the public to move to green cars by buying some of its own.