2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid plug-in minivan recalled for faulty diode

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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. Production of the partially electric minivan began early in April, but over the last several. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

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2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid sales have resumed after recall

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The Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is the sole plug-in hybrid minivan for sale anywhere in North America, but it hasn't had a particularly smooth rollout. But while sales began in. Its seven seats and 33 miles of EPA-rated electric range make it appealing to families who want a plug-in vehicle with more than five seats and more than 20 miles of range. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

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1979 GE-Chrysler Electric Test Vehicle-1 Up For Sale On eBay

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If you''re creating a mass-market electric car, it makes a degree of sense to use a mass-market platform. That''s why you''ll find some Versa sitting under the Leaf and rather a lot of Focus in Ford''s Focus Electric. Dig hard enough, and even the Chevy Volt has similarities with other GM products--it''s built around GM''s Delta II platform, also used

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Chrysler unveils new electric minivan for the US Postal Service

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Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid gets ad support from Sesame Street characters

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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.

Report: Chrysler to Show Prototype Electric Fiat 500 at Detroit Auto Show

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The Detroit Free Press reports that Chrysler will display a battery-electric version of the Fiat 500 at the upcoming North American International Auto Show. No decision has been made whether the car will be offered for sale in the US, according to the report. The electric 500 from Alelion and Autoadapt. Click to enlarge.

Polk forecasts global new vehicle auto sales to reach 77.7M in 2012, up 6.7%; expects China sales to grow 16% while US sales recovery slows

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Global automotive market intelligence firm Polk forecasts worldwide new vehicle sales in 2012 will rise 6.7% Polk expects China to make the largest contribution to global sales growth for new vehicles, with an anticipated 16% increase over 2011. for the luxury segment and 17.1%

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Energy Conversion Devices seeking to sell Ovonic Battery Company; focus on solar

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ECD), a global manufacturer of thin-film flexible solar laminate products and systems for the building-integrated and commercial rooftop markets, has initiated a process to divest its Ovonic Battery Company (OBC) subsidiary. OBC has an established patent position and world-class manufacturing capability for its proprietary nickel hydroxide cathode materials. Energy Conversion Devices, Inc.

Nissan leads with transfer of California ZEV credits out for year ending 30 Sep 2014

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Mercedes-Benz was the leading automaker for acquiring ZEV credits (transfer in), followed by Honda. Chrysler was third (almost the same transferred in as Fiat transferred out: 237.804 in, with Fiat transferring out 235.2). Batteries Fuel Cells Hybrids Plug-ins Policy Sales

Tesla leads with transfer of ZEV credits for year ending 30 Sep 2013

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Large volume manufacturers currently include the big six: Chrysler Group, Ford, GM, Honda, Nissan and Toyota. delivered for sale in California. GM was the leading automaker for acquiring ZEV credits (transfer in), followed by Chrysler.

Goodbye GM, Hello Tianjin-Qingyuan Electric Vehicle Company?

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I write a monthly column for the Electric Auto Association newsletter, Current EVents. As March came to a close, the Obama administration found GM and Chrysler’s restructuring plans “not viable.” Chrysler was told to consummate with Fiat quickly or else. At the same time, the value to the economy and environment of a major push for plug-in cars as part of the recovery hasn’t sunk in at the top.

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PIP Declares Victory

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The Plug-In Partners national campaign was a natural fit for the Austin community, which has a long history of achievement on the energy and environmental fronts. We concluded as a community that there were three key reasons for Austin to take the lead in this national program.

GSA To Make 5,600 Hybrids Available To Federal Agencies, Including 100 Plug-In Hybrids; Cost Still An Issue

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GSA previously purchased 1,600 hybrid vehicles using revenue from the sale of older vehicles that agencies exchanged last year when they received funds for new vehicles through the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) of 2009. GSA director of Motor Vehicle Management Bill Toth noted, however, that each Fusion hybrid costs $11,214 more than the fleet’s “non-hybrid alternative” sedan, a 2010 Chrysler Avenger. DOE paid for the additional cost of leasing hybrid vehicles.

USABC awards Cobasys $8.4M for the development of high-energy density Li-ion cells and packs for EVs

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The US Advanced Battery Consortium LLC (USABC) has awarded Cobasys, a subsidiary of SB LiMotive, an $8.4-million contract to develop high-energy lithium-ion batteries for use in electric vehicle applications. Cobasys has been contracted for the design, development, delivery and validation of conforming design-intent cells, and through the design, development, delivery and verification of a 40 kWh technology demonstration battery pack.

Dodge Circuit EV First Drive: electric car makes grand promises on Earth Day

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We got to spend about 15 minutes in the car with John Myers, who works for Chryslers ENVI and was project lead on the Dodge Circuit EV. Not to take anything away from what Chrysler has done here, but every time we get behind the wheel of an EV, we get the same giddy smile.

EPA trends report sees record levels of average new vehicle fuel economy and CO2 emissions for MY 2012; role of new gasoline vehicle technologies

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Manufacturer-specific technology adoption over time for key technologies. Final values for MY 2013 will be published in next year’s report. Change in Adjusted fuel economy, weight, and horsepower for MY 1975-2013.

Tennessee, Nissan and TVA forge a path for electric car | www.tennessean.com | The Tennessean

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See instructions for fixing the problem. Tennessee, Nissan and TVA forge a path for electric car By G. Facebook Digg Reddit Newsvine Twitter Tennessee may be getting a jump-start on preparations for the electric car, but how quickly Americans take to it and how enthusiastically power companies support it remain key questions as the government and automakers push for more alternative-fuel vehicles.

China puts its electric vehicles on center stage - China automotive news

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Some of the new and updated models, such as a battery-powered version of Geelys Panda hatchback, may hit the market as early as October, and in some cases they might carry price tags low enough for farmers and other rural residents with limited financial means. Gasgoo.com | ?? |

Can Toyota really claim to be green? The Green Piece

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It was a clear winner in our poll to determine the ‘Green Car Manufacturer of the Year’ in 2008 – but 2009 has been much more difficult for Toyota. First it heads to Wales… then to China… and finally to Japan where it is then shipped for sale worldwide.

Andy Grove: The U.S. must create an electric car industry - Apr. 17, 2009

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No party for Citis owners: You and me FORTUNE 500 Current Issue Subscribe to Fortune (Fortune Magazine) -- When gas was topping $4 a gallon last summer, the urgency to find alternative sources of energy to power cars and trucks became clear to most Americans. But with oil prices toppling since, the push for new energy technologies is being shoved aside by the nations other economic woes. will be competing for the same finite supplies of oil and gas.

GM, Segway to Make Vehicle - WSJ.com

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Asia India China Europe Americas en Español em Português Login/Register to set your edition Set my edition Todays Paper Video Columns Blogs Graphics Journal Community Register for FREE Register for FREE Thank you for registering. An account already exists for the email address entered. But it will take to the streets of Manhattan on Tuesday to show off a prototype of the vehicle, called PUMA, for Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility.

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VIDEO: Driving a Tesla-powered Smart

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Also ferrying guests about a short circuit (so to speak) was a smart fortwo imbued with a Tesla-engineered drivetrain, fruit of its effort to supply Daimler with battery packs for 1,000 smart eds. 15 days ago AutoblogGreen for 03.31.09 I wish the thing was for sale as-is.

Greenlings: Benefits of charging stations vs. battery swaps vs. home charging

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Hit the jump for a comparison that includes plenty of pics and video. For instance, they may have solar panels on their roof or could, via their utility, opt for energy from renewable sources. And for wildly different applications, too.

A 100 m.p.g. truck? A Bright IDEA | Freep.com | Detroit Free Press

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See instructions for fixing the problem. mark has pretty much been the Holy Grail in the land of alternative vehicles for some time. For years now, inventors and sellers of electric car conversion kits have been blasting traditional automakers for not providing the 100 m.p.g. Three years ago, the magazine Popular Mechanics even wrote an article prodding the auto industry for not building the 100 m.p.g.

Lotus and Harmon partner up to add sound to hybrids

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For drivers that just cant do without the sound of internal combustion, a separate system inside the car can pipe in a new soundtrack thats meant to mimic the rising and falling sounds of an engine. Working systems are ready for production implementation and manufacture.

Electric Car Makers: Oregon Wants You - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

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Mr. Kulongoski wants to make Oregon the go-to state for electric vehicle production. Richard Canny, said he was confident that Think would find the funding to pull through its current financial situation and added, “We believe Oregon could be a really good place for Think to do business.”

Why Warren Buffett is investing in electric car company BYD - Apr. 13, 2009

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More from Fortune No party for Citis owners: You and me Is it time to buy American Express? GE: The global stimulus bellwether FORTUNE 500 Current Issue Subscribe to Fortune (Fortune Magazine) -- Warren Buffett is famous for his rules of investing: When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is usually the reputation of the business that remains intact. " As for accumulating wealth?

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How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

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GM has announced plans for public sales in 2010, and almost every carmaker now says it will sell PHEVs or highway-speed battery electric vehicles (BEVs) sometime after 2010. Daimler/Mercedes Took over Daimler/Chrysler Sprinter PHEV program. See Chevy Volt for latest.