FCA & Peugeot Merge to Produce Electric andSelf-driving vehicles

November 27th, 2019 by

Green Means Go By Kelly Wilk   There are some big waves being made in the automotive world as a merger between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Peugeot, who are the European makers of Peugeot, Citroen, Opel and Vauxhall vehicles was announced this past October. This decision has resulted in a brand spanking new company…

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Plug-in Hybrid Jeep Compass & Renegade to be made | Mississauga

March 19th, 2019 by

Jeep dangled a big carrot at the most recent car show in Detroit. While there is no definitive date set for their arrival, we’re guessing that 2020 will be the year Jeep comes out with a new plug-in hybrid. Cue the excitement, Brampton, Barrie, Oakville and Toronto! If you like to blend performance with a…

Jeep Renegade Plugin Hybrid | Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton

October 14th, 2018 by
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True, there was more resistance about electric vehicles (EVs) when FCA was presided over by the late Sergio Marchionne. Under succeeding CEO Mike Manley, plans to pursue electrification have resumed. Back in June, the 7th largest carmaker in the world indicated that it would invest close to 10.3 billion dollars in electric and hybrid models…

Google Self Driving orders 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid | Mississauga

June 25th, 2018 by

Team Chrysler customers in Toronto, Brampton, Oakville and Mississauga, do you know about Waymo? It’s a self-driving fleet like Uber and Lyft incubated in Google’s Alphabet division. Waymo autonomous vehicles are ahead of their competition thanks to years of thorough research and development. Fiat Chrysler has been brought on board to help Waymo achieve their…

UK Aims to Ban Diesel and Gas Vehicles by 2040

December 27th, 2017 by

The UK has pledged to ban the sale of diesel and gas vehicles by 2040 as they do their part to address worldwide climate concerns. Ministers also promised a £255m fund to help nationwide councils tackle emissions. These plans include the provision of charging zones for the most inefficient vehicles. While local leaders have called…

Self-Driving Racecars Hit the Race Circuit

March 11th, 2017 by

Tron: Legacy, Oblivion and Captain America: all three films have something in common: automotive design wizard Daniel Simon. Lately, Simon has turned his immense talents to developing the sleek insect look of the Robocar, the world’s first electric self-driving race car. The future of racing is literally electrifying: Shelley, a modified Audi TT tested recently,…

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid: The epitome of the “Best of Both Worlds”[fr_CA]2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid: The epitome of the “Best of Both Worlds”[/fr_CA]

December 13th, 2016 by

The most advanced people mover with more luxurious amenities, safety and convenience features combined with the first in class Advanced Hybrid Powertrain technology. The all New 2017 Pacifica Hybrid will truly stimulate the minivan segment with it’s advanced Hybrid Technology capable of driving 58 km in all electric mode, and a total combined driving range…

How Much Rebate Would it Take to Make You Buy an Electric Vehicle?

November 11th, 2016 by

The story of pushing consumers to adopt the electric vehicle reads a little bit like a bribe. If you had an old car and you knew you needed a new one, how much money would you have to be offered to purchase an electric vehicle? Even with several electric car incentives having occurred in Ontario,…

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Tesla Technology Saves Driver from Collision as Top Engineer Defects to Apple

April 20th, 2016 by

The West is still being won when it comes to top engineers and electric car companies. News of Tesla technology saving a driver from an accident recently went viral, just as a top Tesla engineering VP defected to Apple. A huge truck outfitted with a hydraulic lifting system barely avoided sideswiping a Tesla Model S…

Tesla Model 3 Spotted Driving Around Town

April 8th, 2016 by

Last week some Tesla Model 3s were seen driving around in public. Over 325,000 pre-orders for Tesla’s new Model 3 $35,000 entry-level sedan have already been placed around the world since Tesla revealed the new electric car prototype last week. In communications with Business Insider, Tesla revealed that their engineers are continuing to test drive…

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