400-mile Chrysler Airflow Concept leads brand's EV strategy

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Chrysler will use the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show starting in Las Vegas later today to announce plans to launch its first electric vehicle by 2025, and eventually a full-electric lineup by as early as 2028.

Chrysler Airflow EV concept marks a leading edge for Stellantis’ EV push

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It seemed that Chrysler was headed for the same fate as these other ill-fated legacy American brands, but the company with the winged logo is looking to take flight again as the electric vehicle emissary for Stellantis. And that has given Chrysler new life. Pontiac. Mercury. Oldsmobile.


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Chrysler boss: We are rethinking the minivan for the electric era

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To put it bluntly, Chrysler's current product lineup is old. In an interview at the 2022 New York auto show Chrysler CEO Christine Feuell gave Green Car Reports some insights

Fiat Chrysler gets $30M fine for paying off union leaders


On Tuesday, a federal judge fined Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) $30 million after the legacy OEM admitted to paying off leaders from the United Autoworkers (UAW) union. . The post Fiat Chrysler gets $30M fine for paying off union leaders appeared first on TESLARATI.

Mopar introduces new at-home plug-in wall chargers for Jeep 4xe models and Chrysler Pacifica

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Mopar has introduced new, Wi-Fi-capable, Level 2 (240-volt) charging units for at-home charging for Jeep 4xe and Chrysler plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. New charging units may be ordered with a Jeep or Chrysler-branded faceplate.

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Chrysler unveils Airflow Concept EV at CES 2022; first BEV by 2025, all-electric lineup by 2028

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Chrysler revealed the Chrysler Airflow Concept electric vehicle at CES 2022. Chrysler also announced that the brand’s transformation will include the launch of its first battery-electric vehicle (BEV) by 2025 and a future all-electric Chrysler vehicle lineup.

Electric Corvette, Chrysler minivan as EV, Subaru Solterra vs. Toyota BZ4X pricing: Today’s Car News

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And will the Chrysler minivan reemerge for the electric era? Chrysler CEO Christine Feuell recently gave us some insights into what the electric era might mean for the. Subaru puts a price on its first electric car for the U.S.

Chrysler Airflow EV concept, VinFast electric SUVs, greener Goodyear tires: Today’s Car News

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And Chrysler could reboot the brand with its Airflow EV concept. VinFast is moving fast to present a whole family of EVs. Goodyear goes sustainable with its tire ingredients. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

Chrysler officially reveals Airflow concept, vows to go all-electric by 2028


Chrysler today officially revealed its new Airflow Concept at CES 2022 – a name invoking the legendary streamlined Chrysler from the 1930s – promising “Level 3” autonomous driving capabilities, more than 350 miles of range, and a fully battery-electric portfolio by 2028.

Chrysler Airflow Concept will lead brand's EV strategy, debut January 5

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Stellantis will unveil an electric Chrysler Airflow concept at the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) January 5 to showcase its EV strategy.

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Electric Chrysler Airflow Concept To Make Public Debut At CES 2022


Chrysler will also outline its future electrification strategy at the Jan. 5, 2022 press conference

Chrysler’s 9-speed

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Model-year 2014 marks the debut of Chrysler Group’s nine-speed automatic transmission. Earlier post.) The advanced-technology gearbox enables aggressive launches, smooth power delivery at highway speeds and greater fuel efficiency than a six-speed automatic transmission. Its ratios are: 4.71. The wide ratio spread delivers outstanding low-end performance while small gear-ratio steps contribute to smooth transitions.

All 2017-2020 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid models recalled for fire risk

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling the 2017-2020 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid—a plug-in hybrid minivan—over concerns of a fire risk relating to the 12-volt accessory battery connection.

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2017-2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid: Avoid charging due to fire risk, warns automaker

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Stellantis is recalling an estimated 19,808 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans from model years 2017 and 2018 over a fire risk, and is advising owners to avoid charging until further notice.

Fiat Chrysler withdraws merger offer to Renault after Nissan balks

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A potential merger between Fiat Chrysler and Renault, which would have involved Japanese partners Nissan and Mitsubishi, is off the table. Fiat Chrysler withdrew the offer after Nissan, Renault's larger but junior partner withheld its support. Renault France Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA A report in trade journal Automotive News (subscription required), noted that Nissan representatives.

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Chrysler Aims To Reinvent The Minivan For The Electric Era: CEO


Christine Feuell says that Chrysler is currently "rethinking what the minivan should be and needs to be" in the electric age

Chrysler Airflow Concept Heralds The Brand's All-Electric Future


Chrysler will go all-electric by 2028 but will launch its first EV in 2025; the Airflow Concept likely previews it

Mileage or money? Fiat Chrysler pays for missing fuel economy targets

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That's the course Fiat Chrysler took for. Corporate Average Fuel Economy Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA It turns out there's more than one way for automakers to meet fuel-economy targets. One is to develop and sell more fuel-efficient cars and trucks. The other—as demonstrated over the years by quite a few automakers—is to pay fuel economy fines to the U.S. Treasury as a course of doing business.

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Chrysler Airflow Study Already Gets A New Look, Will Debut April 13


Only three months after its official debut, the Chrysler Airflow Concept is getting a makeover for the New York Auto Show

2015 Chrysler 200 launches with strong orders

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More than 10,000 vehicle orders were placed for the 2015 Chrysler 200 mid-size sedan ( earlier post ) on the day the vehicle ordering system opened on 8 May, and more than 17,000 vehicle orders were placed in the first two days, Chrysler said. The Sterling Heights (Mich.) Assembly Plant (SHAP) is at full production through mid-July.

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New Chrysler EV Concept Teased, Sends Airflow Vision 2.0 Vibes


Chrysler has been one of the most neglected brands in the FCA (now Stellantis) stable in recent years, but that looks set to change

FIat Chrysler and iPhone maker head toward electric-vehicle venture

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If you thought the idea of a Sony electric car at CES 2020—hypothetical as it might be—earlier this month was wild, what about the idea of Fiat Chrysler working together with Foxconn to develop electric cars?

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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. Far from it, in fact: the Portal is Fiat Chrysler's idea of a future in which we'll. concept Autonomous cars CES Consumer Electronics Show self-driving cars Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA

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Fiat Chrysler seeks Hyundai partnership for hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles

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Fiat Chrysler is looking to partner with Hyundai to develop hydrogen fuel-cell technology, its CEO Sergio Marchionne revealed on Saturday. hydrogen Sergio Marchionne Partnership hydrogen fuel cell Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA The revelation came after a presentation on Alfa Romeo's planned return to Formula 1 racing, held at the Alfa Romeo Museum in Arese, Italy. “There is the potential of a technical partnership with Hyundai.

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Fiat Chrysler and Italian grid operator Terna partner on V2G trials

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The CEO and General Manager of Terna, Luigi Ferraris, and the Chief Operating Officer of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) in EMEA, Pietro Gorlier, signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the joint trialing of sustainable mobility services and technologies such as Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G).

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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 It is in fact a plug-in hybrid, making it the first minivan equipped with that type of powertrain to go into production.

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne dies suddenly

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Sergio Marchionne, the man who engineered a historic merger between Fiat and Chrysler to rescue the Detroit automaker from financial collapse, died Wednesday in Switzerland. On Saturday, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles quickly replaced him as CEO with Mike Manley, who most recently. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA

New Chrysler Minivan Might Get Electric All-Wheel Drive: CEO

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Chrysler wants to offer all-wheel drive as an option for its next-generation Town & Country minivan, but there's a catch. all-wheel drive Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars AWD Sergio Marchionne Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA Carmakers typically turn to electrification for increased fuel efficiency, but it can have other benefits as well. In some cases, it may even help maximize interior space in vehicle where that is an important selling point.

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and ENGIE EPS to create e-Mobility JV

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FCA), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., —Mike Manley, CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. FCA Italy S.p.A. and ENGIE EPS, an Italian technology player in energy storage and e-mobility, have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at creating a Joint Venture to become a leader in the European e-Mobility landscape.

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'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 While it's the sole FCA hybrid in recent memory to be named specifically, it will apparently be just one of many new hybrid models from the.

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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 The Fiat 500e electric minicar is aging, and with the introduction of the 238-mile Chevrolet Bolt EV this month, the three-door hatchback's 84 miles of range becomes woefully uncompetitive.

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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 That's just what happened for the company that invented the multi-purpose vehicle more than 30 years ago.

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 When his company launched the battery-electric Fiat 500e, Marchionne was quick to point out that it was only doing so to comply with California's zero-emission vehicle mandate.

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Fiat Chrysler lays groundwork to build electrified Jeep models

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billion investment in manufacturing in Michigan announced Tuesday, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will put some big plans in motion to electrify its entire future Jeep lineup. With a $4.5 That is likely to include a new Jeep Grand Cherokee plug-in hybrid, based on an all-new Grand Cherokee planned to debut in early 2021, although FCA would not confirm.

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Fiat-Chrysler chief Sergio Marchionne doesn't think electric cars, Tesla are viable

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While many automakers commit to an all-electric future through various sources of electrification, one remains skeptical of the business model: Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles. Sergio Marchionne plug-in cars Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA The question of electric cars and their profitability remains a major factor as automakers and brands move to electrify vehicle portfolios.

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US sues Fiat Chrysler over diesel emissions

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The Environmental and Natural Resources Division of the US Department of Justice (DOJ-ENRD) has filed a lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler for using software defeat devices in nearly 104,000 Ram 1500 and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles (Model Years 2014-2016) with 3.0-liter diesel engines.

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BorgWarner supplies clutch for Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

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BorgWarner supplies its sprag one-way clutch for the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, the first FCA US LLC mass-produced plug-in hybrid electric vehicle and the industry’s first PHEV minivan. Earlier post.) Depending on driving mode, BorgWarner’s one-way clutch enables the secondary motor to generate electricity or work with the traction-drive motor to transfer torque through the differential to the front wheels.

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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 carsSix years after killing its pre-bankruptcy ENVI project that showed a variety of plug-in concept cars, FCA still doesn't offer any mainstream plug-in models. Its only production electric car is the Fiat 500e, and FCA CEO.

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Chrysler to electrify the next Dodge Challenger, boot the V-8?

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Instead, Fiat Chrysler CEO Mike Manley American muscle may never be the same. When the iconic and popular Dodge Challenger is redesigned sometime before the mid-2020s, the new version may come with an electrified powertrain. For informed green-car readers, it's important to make clear that that doesn't mean that any new Challenger will plug in.

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Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid recalled for stalling, fire risk

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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 August 7, 2018—the gasoline engine might not.

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Chrysler Airflow Concept Introduces Graphite Persona At NYIAS


In contrast with the original Arctic White exterior, the Airflow Graphite sports a Galaxy Black paint and Cyprus Copper accents

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. During the last round of its Automaker Rankings, Volkswagen tied for third place, behind winner Hyundai/Kia and second-place Honda. But after the revelation that Volkswagen installed.

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Fiat Chrysler appoints Chief Technical Compliance Officer

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles appointed Mark Chernoby as the Group’s new Chief Technical Compliance Officer. This newly created role will assume responsibility for overseeing all regulatory compliance programs in FCA’s four operating regions, both in terms of safety and emissions, including CAFE compliance in the US. The move is effective immediately. The speed of introduction of new standards in all of our operating regions has made the creation of this role a necessity.

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