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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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