Tag: environment

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…


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…