Tag: hybrid

Question of the Week: Does Dodge Need a Hybrid?


We are in the midst of the hybrid automotive era and while seemingly everyone has at least one super efficient hybrid in their lineup – Dodge does not and neither does any other Chrysler Group brand.  The Fiat 500e brought electrification to the Chrysler Group lineup but with the exception of the poor selling and […] More »

  Comments | By - October 21, 2013

CEO Marchionne Says Gas and Diesel are the Future – Not Electric

by Patrick Rall The recently announced CAFE revisions have many Americans wondering what the future will bring with regards to drivetrain technology, as automakers are expected to hit 54.5mpg by 2025.  Many believe that electric-powered hybrids, like the Chevy Volt, and pure electric models, like the Ford Focus Electric, are the wave of the future. […] More »

  Comments | By - August 29, 2011

More Ram Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles Hit the Streets

by Patrick Rall Recently, the Chrysler Group made its second and third deliveries of small fleets of Ram Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV) to two cities in California as a portion of their deal with the US Department of Energy.  The first delivery was earlier this year with 10 Ram 1500 PHEVs being delivered to […] More »

  Comments | By - August 15, 2011

Ram Brand delivers Hemi Hybrids for Commercial Use

by Patrick Rall The Ram Truck Brand has officially delivered the first group of new PHEV (Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle) Ram 1500 pickups to the municipal services of Yuma, Arizona.  These 10 unique trucks are the first of 140 Hybrid Hemi Rams slated for delivery to various municipalities, military locations and commercial use sites around […] More »

  Comments | By - July 7, 2011