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    What we think we know about Chrysler's plug-in hybrid minivan, CUV
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    When the 2016 Town & Country comes to Chrysler dealerships, it will sport something no production minivan has ever had: a plug. That was on bit of news hidden in the massive Fiat Chrysler (FCA) product preview held in Detroit on Tuesday. All FCA would say about the minivan was that the Town ...

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    Report: Chrysler CEO: natural gas better than electricity to move vehicles, so government should back off
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    Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne continues to believe natural gas as the most viable alternative to conventional fueling and says government should stop pushing electric-drive ahead of other advanced-powertrain choices, the Detroit News says. Marchionne calls natural gas "the cleanest ...

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    Report: Marchionne: We're only making Fiat 500 EV because California's forcing us
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    It's a near-endless tale, the story of the all-electric Fiat 500. Whether you're looking back at 2010, 2011 or earlier in 2012, there's been reports and claims and stories. Today, there's more. Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne recently spoke to the media about his companies' fuel-efficiency ...

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    Exclusive: Future Fuel Economy Mandates, Part III: Chrysler
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    As regular readers know, I set out this year to interview as many Detroit automaker executives as I could at the Detroit and Chicago auto shows to get their takes on meeting future fuel economy standards. And these reports are generating a lot of comments. For example, "Nick" responded to my ...

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    Report: Chrysler withdraws government loan request, calls DOE terms too restrictive
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    If you have a hate on for automakers that take government money then it may be time to upwardly revise your feelings towards Chrysler. The pentastar brand had originally sought up to $7 billion from the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing (ATVM) loan program, though since its original ...

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    Report: Fiat will start building battery-electric 500 this year, CEO tweets
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    Fiat will start building a battery-electric version of its 500 compact this year, marking the Italian automaker's entrance into the EV production market. So said Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne in an official Chrysler tweet recently that said: Marchionne: at Chrysler we are working on an ...

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    Report: Fiat still working on 500 EV; could have slight external changes
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    The Fiat 500 has been a popular vehicle to convert to electric drive – so much so that even the recently deceased Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi had one (see also here and here) – but an official 500 EV has been nothing but auto show reveals and secret tests and that's about it for the ...

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    Report: Chrysler CEO: Guess we'll build more hybrids after all
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    Chrysler-Fiat chief executive officer Sergio Marchionne has never seemed too excited when speaking of electrified vehicles. Sometimes, people don't change; they're dragged kicking and screaming into the new reality. CEO Marchionne recently told Automotive News that Chrysler is left with no ...

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    Fiat CEO: electric vehicle push will yield "sub-optimal results"
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    Speaking at last week's Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City, MI, Fiat chief executive officer Sergio Marchionne hinted at the possibility of stepping down from the position of Chrysler CEO in 2015 or 2016. Additionally, Marchionne stated Chrysler should have no problem adjusting its ...

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    Chrysler gearing up for 2017 launch of CNG models
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    Chrysler intends to launch compressed natural gas- (CNG-) fueled vehicles by 2017, according to Bob Lee, the automaker's vice president for engine and electrified propulsion system. At the 2011 SAE World Congress, Lee told journalists that CNG "technology is very actively being worked on" and ...

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    Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne still hating on EU CO2 regulations
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    The negotiations regarding proposed European Union CO2 emissions regulations are ongoing, it seems. Even after German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicholas Sarkozy agreed to push the starting date from the year 2012 to the year 2015, Fiat's CEO, Sergio Marchionne is still unhappy. ...

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