Posts Tagged: Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

Global warming impact of Chrysler PHEV is 31% less than that of previous minivan

The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid plug-in hybrid has a life-cycle global warming impact that’s 31% less than that of the previous-generation minivan, and 24% less than its 2017 gas-powered stablemate, according to an analysis by Fiat Chrysler (FCA). FCA’s engineers used an industry-standard software tool that determines Global Warming Potential (GWP), considering not only fuel… Read more »

Chrysler expected to reveal electric minivan in January

Is Fiat Chrysler, the most famous electro-skeptic of the major automakers, changing its tune? An anonymous source has told Bloomberg that the company will show a pure EV based on its popular Pacifica minivan at the upcoming CES show in Las Vegas, a move Bloomberg described as an attempt “to get in step with the… Read more »

Chrysler reveals pricing and features for Pacifica PHEV

Chrysler is joining the plug-in party with a PHEV version of its popular Pacifica minivan. The 2017 Pacifica Hybrid has an estimated electric range of 30 miles, and fuel efficiency of 80 MPGe in city driving. LG Chem is supplying the 16 kWh Li-ion battery pack system and controls. The pack carries a 10-year/150,000-mile warranty…. Read more »

LG Chem to deliver complete battery pack for Chrysler Pacifica minivan PHEV

Korean battery maker LG Chem will supply the 16 kWh Li-ion battery pack system and controls for the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivan. LG Chem Power CEO Denise Gray recently noted that LG Chem’s cells, modules and batteries are currently powering some 490,000 vehicles, spanning all levels of electrification from micro-hybrids to BEVs. However, the… Read more »

Motorola invests in magnesium-ion battery startup Pellion

Motorola Solutions has invested an unspecified amount in Pellion Technologies, a startup that was founded by a team of MIT researchers. Pellion is focused on commercializing magnesium-ion battery technology. Because magnesium is divalent, it can displace double the charge per ion that lithium can, and the element is more abundant and more stable. Magnesium-ion batteries… Read more »