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FCA US Receives 2016 NGV Achievement Award for Converting Transport Fleet to Compressed Natural Gas

May 6, 2016

Natural Gas Vehicles for America presented FCA US LLC the 2016 NGV Achievement Award, celebrating the Company’s $40 million investment to changeover all 179 Detroit-based parts-haulers to run on compressed natural gas (CNG) rather than traditional diesel. The move gave FCA US the largest private fleet of CNG-powered heavy-duty vehicles in the state of Michigan. 

FCA US Launches Largest Private Fleet of Natural Gas-Powered Semitrucks in the State of Michigan

December 4, 2015

FCA US LLC announced today that it has invested $40 million in FCA Transport, the FCA US-owned truck fleet, to convert its 179 Detroit-based parts-haulers to run on compressed natural gas (CNG) rather than traditional diesel. The move gives FCA the largest private fleet of CNG-powered heavy-duty vehicles in the state of Michigan.

Human Biology Breathes New Life into Chrysler Group CNG Commitment

November 12, 2013

Chrysler Group is looking inward – to the human body – for inspiration to design the next generation of fuel tanks powering compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles.

Chrysler Group-NextEnergy V2G Project Probes Promise of Battery Power

July 18, 2013

Chrysler Group engineers are helping to determine if electric-vehicle (EV) batteries can generate revenue as well as power.

Production Begins for Ram 2500 Compressed Natural Gas Truck; Availability Expanded to Retail Customers

October 30, 2012

Today, the first Ram 2500 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) pickup trucks began rolling off the line at Chrysler Group’s Satillo Truck Assembly Plant. The start of Ram CNG production is timed perfectly to support the Company’s announcement that the formerly fleet-only vehicle will now be available to retail customers.

Ram Truck Dealers to Supply 19 States with Ram 2500 Heavy Duty CNG-Powered Pickup Trucks

October 5, 2012

Chrysler Group LLC announced today that 13 Ram Truck dealers landed contracts with 19 states to supply their fleets with the new Ram 2500 Heavy Duty CNG pickup truck.

Ram to Build North America’s Only OEM Compressed Natural Gas-powered Pickup

March 6, 2012

Today, Ram Truck announced it will become the only manufacturer in North America to offer a factory-built compressed natural gas-powered (CNG) pickup truck. The Ram 2500 Heavy Duty CNG pickup is designed for fleet and commercial customers and offers cost and emissions benefits, using an abundant, domestically sourced fuel while reducing America’s dependence on foreign oil.

Chrysler Group LLC Providing DTE Energy with Test Fleet of 10 PHEV Ram 1500 Pickup Trucks

December 15, 2011

Chrysler Group LLC, working in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), delivers 10 demonstration fleet Ram 1500 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) pickup trucks to DTE Energy of Detroit.

Media Advisory: Chrysler Group LLC to Distribute PHEV Ram 1500 Pickups to NV Energy as Part of National Demonstration Program

Chrysler Group LLC will distribute five Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) Ram 1500 pickup trucks to NV Energy, Wed., Nov. 2 at 11 a.m. in Las Vegas, as part of a national demonstration program for evaluation and testing of the trucks for three years.

Chrysler Group LLC Provides CenterPoint Energy with Test Fleet of PHEV Ram 1500 Pickup Trucks

November 1, 2011

Chrysler Group LLC, working in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), will deliver five demonstration fleet Ram 1500 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) pickup trucks to CenterPoint Energy’s electric utility in Houston.

Media Advisory: Chrysler Group LLC to Distribute PHEV Ram 1500 Pickups to CenterPoint Energy as Part of National Demonstration Program

October 31, 2011

Chrysler Group LLC will distribute four Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) Ram 1500 pickup trucks to CenterPoint Energy’s electric utility as part of a national demonstration program for evaluation and testing of the trucks for three years.

Chrysler Group LLC Providing City of Auburn Hills With Test Fleet of PHEV Ram 1500 Pickup Trucks

October 3, 2011

Chrysler Group LLC, working in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), will deliver four demonstration fleet plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) Ram 1500 pickup trucks to the City of Auburn Hills, Mich. The PHEV Ram 1500 pickups, delivered by Abdullah Bazzi, senior manager of the Chrysler Group’s advanced hybrid vehicle project, are part of a national demonstration fleet of 140 vehicles that will be used during the next three years to evaluate customer usage, drive cycles, charging, thermal management, fuel economy, emissions and impact on the region’s electric grid.

Concept Vehicles Highlight Alternative Fuels

Sneak peek at the Chrysler ecoVoyager, Dodge ZEO and Jeep® Renegade concept vehicles, which will be introduced at the 2008 North American International Auto Show. See you on Monday, January 14, 2008, at Cobo Hall in Detroit.

California Environmental Group Recognizes GEM Zero Emission Vehicles for Clean Air Leadership

August 21, 2007

California environmentalists have recognized Global Electric Motorcars, a Chrysler company, for its leadership in bringing environmentally-friendly technology to the state’s residents. The Fargo, North Dakota-based manufacturer received a Blue Sky 2007 Merit Award from WestStart-CALSTART for its “strong and enduring commitment to advanced transportation technology when many other companies were not even considering such options.”  The company produces the nation’s best-selling street-legal all-electric, zero emission vehicles, the GEM.

DaimlerChrysler is the Only Manufacturer Building and Testing Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles with Lithium-Ion Battery Technology in Customer Fleets

January 19, 2007

More than 20 Dodge Sprinter Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV) will be placed in the United States between now and the first quarter of 2008 as part of a test fleet program. Four of the vehicles are already in operation with customers. DaimlerChrysler is the only auto manufacturer currently evaluating a variety of plug-in hybrid powertrain configurations under customer-operation conditions in real-world service.

Media Advisory: 'Harvest Party' brings DaimlerChrysler, Michigan State University and NextEnergy together to harvest first crop from former dump site

October 16, 2006

Representatives from DaimlerChrysler, Michigan State University and NextEnergy will discuss the harvest of the first crop from the Rose Township Superfund site, give a project overview and its applications in the development of renewable fuels and the "greening" of additional brownfields.

Rams From St. Louis Run on Clean, American-Made Renewable Fuel

October 10, 2006

DaimlerChrysler will expand its promotion of clean, renewable biofuels by delivering each new 2007 Dodge Ram diesel pickup truck to owners running on biodiesel fuel.

Department of Energy Selects DaimlerChrysler for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technical Advisory Committee

July 13, 2006

As fuel cell technology rapidly moves forward, it is important to communicate accomplishments and objectives to government and private sectors. The Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technical Advisory Committee will meet twice a year to advise the Department of Energy on its hydrogen program goals and policies. Mark Chernoby, Vice President – Advance Vehicle Engineering, will communicate the latest developments in advanced fuel cell vehicle engineering within DaimlerChrysler.

America's Auto Companies to Double Renewable Fuel Vehicle Production

June 28, 2006

America’s automotive companies today announced plans to double annual production of vehicles capable of running on renewable fuels to 2 million cars and trucks by 2010.

For Earth Day, DaimlerChrysler Shows Commitment to Renewable Fuels

April 19, 2006

Since 1998, DaimlerChrysler has sold nearly 1.5 million flexible fuel vehicles (FFVs) designed to run on E85 fuel. Beginning with the 2008 model year, DaimlerChrysler will produce nearly 500,000 FFVs per year for sale in the United States.
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