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Chrysler Group Confirms Diesel Jeep Grand Cherokee

Earlier this year, rumors circulated that the Jeep Grand Cherokee would be available with a diesel engine. Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Chrysler Group LLC and FIAT, confirmed those rumors to Automotive News, and said that a diesel Grand Cherokee will be available in 2013. Car and Driver says that potentially, additional European Chryslers with diesel engines will be sold in the United States. “As such, we think it’ll be offered in the Chrysler 300 here, and perhaps its Dodge ... continue reading»

Tags: News, Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger, Dodge Durango, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Chrysler, FIAT, CAFE, Ram 1500, diesel

Chevrolet to Develop New Fuel-Efficient Small Engines

With gas prices about 60 cents more than they were one year ago, and the federal government issuing fleet-wide fuel efficiency standards for cars and small trucks for 2025, automakers are under pressure to develop cars and update mechanical components that make vehicles more efficient. Hybrid and electric cars like the Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Volt and Prius Plug-in Hybrid are green cars that have debuted recently, but automakers are also going back to the basics. They’re creating new engines ... continue reading»

Tags: News, Car Tech, Green Cars, Chevrolet, CAFE

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