Inside Chrysler's Two-Mode HEMI Hybrid System

On the outside, a hybrid is usually just a badge and a smug driver. On the inside is where all the fun happens. In that spirit we bring you the internals of the Chrysler version of the two-mode hybrid system (after a long day of previews and reveals we thought you deserved a little mechanical pr0n). This system is… » 11/14/07 7:00pm 11/14/07 7:00pm

LA Auto Show Preview: 2009 Chrysler Aspen HEMI Hybrid

That's right, it's Chrysler's first production hybrid... and it's their biggest SUV... and it's gotta HEMI! The 2009 Aspen HEMI hybrid comes with the hybrid two-mode system (developed with GM, Mercedes-Benz and BMW) mated to a 5.7-liter HEMI tuned for 385 horsepower. The setup is good for more than a 25-percent… » 11/14/07 10:15am 11/14/07 10:15am