LA Auto Show Preview: 2009 Dodge Durango HEMI Hybrid

It's Chrysler's other first production hybrid... and it's got a HEMI... it's got the same HEMI! The 2009 Durango HEMI Hybrid is maybe the cooler, rougher, slightly less-suburban brother of the Aspen HEMI Hybrid. Other than the big cross-hair grille and other cosmetic touches it's basically the same vehicle. This model… » 11/14/07 11:15am 11/14/07 11:15am

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

Chrysler to Offer Alternative-Fuel Powertrain on Every Model

Chrysler's Jim Press says his company plans to offer an alternative-fuel powertrain option in every model it sells. Press told the Detroit News diesel, plug-in, fuel-cell and gas-electric hybrids could all be used to backfill Chrysler's lineup with environmentally friendly alternatives. The vice chairman of Chrysler… » 10/02/07 10:45am 10/02/07 10:45am

The Official Car Pundit Drinking Game: Yeah, That Hybrid's Got A Hemi!

Well, it looks like our senior editor from the D is taking is show to the boob tube this evening where he'll be talking about the Chrysler Group's new Hemi hybrids. He'll be On The Money this evening on CNBC at 7:39 EST and while he's powdering his nose, it's time for us to come up with some new drinking game rules.… » 6/21/07 5:45pm 6/21/07 5:45pm

Chrysler Reveals Dual-Mode Hybrid Dodge Durango And Chrysler Aspen, We…

We spent the morning out in Chelsea, MI checking out the latest and greatest from the soon to no longer be 'merican side of the German-American hybrid at their annual "What's New?" event. It's an opportunity for all the auto journalists on this side of the country to get a chance to grab with grubby hands every… » 6/21/07 2:45pm 6/21/07 2:45pm