Meet the 2018 Nissan Serena. It’s a minivan, in the first-gen Nissan Quest/Mercury Villager sense of the word, with roomRead more
Chrysler brought its Pacifica Hybrid minivan to the Los Angeles auto show this year. The car has a 30 mile all electric range and goes on sale in early 2017. After incentives, it costs about the same as a well equipped standard Pacifica.Read more
Chrysler Fiat laid out its five-year plan for reporters today, and the highlight for us is an upcoming plug-in hybrid minivan and Chrysler 200 sedan.Read more
The holy grail of hybrid technology isn’t the 100 mpg car; it’s the 50 mpg pickup. Because pickup trucks are the #1 selling vehicle in America, as well as some of the least fuel efficient, applying hybrid technology to trucks could drastically cut our nation’s fuel consumption.
But creating a hybrid pickup is harder than it looks. Chrysler has just stopped testing a fleet of plug-in hybrid pickups due to overheating battery woes. But don’t count them out yet, because there is real potential here.Read more
Gas-electric hybrids have become the most popular form of fuel-efficient vehicles, and just about every automaker offers some type ofRead more
I feel for President Obama these days. A few days ago, President Barry released his long-form birth certificate, silencing someRead more