Category: Green Driving

Chrysler Pacifica’s Fuel Economy Wows Critics

With the introduction of the new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan, Chrysler has once again claimed the throne of the minivan segment. The brand poured all its efforts into reinventing the fading segment, which trails behind while the more capable SUV and crossover classes skyrocket in popularity. However, Chrysler’s innovations have paid off as this new…


The Chrysler CNG Semitruck Fleet: Going Green with Natural Gas

Fiat-Chrysler recently broke some records by launching one of the largest private fleets of natural-gas powered semitrucks in Michigan. This was a whopping $40 million investment in the Detroit area, converting almost 180 semis to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) systems. According to Chrysler, the Chrysler CNG Semitruck fleet will reduce CO2 emissions by more than…


Two Chrysler Plants Earn Gold LEED Certification

Two Michigan manufacturing plants owned by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles have been awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold Green Building System certification. LEED is a comprehensive system designed to define, measure, and validate green buildings, based on strict standards in five key areas. These include site planning, water management, indoor environmental quality, material…


Details on the Ram 2500 CNG Option

Ram is bringing fuel efficiency to the battlefield. The automaker will be expanding the CNG (compressed natural gas) option to more variants of the Ram 2500. The option will make its expansion in the 2016 year model. Dodge Ram has been selling CNG Ram 2500 HD models since 2012 and so far over 1,000 units…


CEO Teases Hybrid Jeep Wrangler for 2017

Earlier this month, the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit brought the reveals of many new vehicles for 2015, including what will surely be some of the world’s best. However – NAIAS also brought something else: gossip. One of these rumors concerns the 2017 Jeep Wrangler. In an interview, Jeep’s CEO Mike Manley…