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Driving on sunshine
by Jen Herman
July 30, 2014 10:57 AM
Electric vehicle owners now have a fuel as old as the sun to power their rides. In fact, it is the sun! Kearny Mesa Fiat in San Diego revealed a new solar charging station that gives owners and test-drivers of the Fiat 500e, the power to unplug and truly drive emission free.
It's called the EV ARC. It stands for electronic vehicle autonomous renewable charger. It's the world's first transportable solar-powered electric vehicle charging station. The EV ARC is made in the USA and powered by the sun. It fits inside a parking space...
Auburn Hills Complex embraces wildlife
December 6, 2013 4:42 PM
A short 30-mile drive north of Detroit on I-75 and you will find yourself away from the hustle and bustle of city life, immersed in a more peaceful scene. Here you can find flowing creeks, natural wetlands and even explore a 1.5-mile nature trail where you may spot deer, wild turkeys, blue heron and mallards.
Wildlife, including bucks, can be found on the grounds of the complex.
And while most of the leaves have already fallen, you can still catch a glimpse of the autumn reds, yellows and oranges.
But this isn’t a national...
Earth Day, Every Day
by Jen Herman
April 22, 2013 3:47 PM
Everyone talks about going green, but Chrysler Group has been green for years. Organic fluids and recycled Levis are just a drop in the bucket of environmentally friendly finds at Chrysler.
Take the 2013 Dodge Dart. The fact that the Aero model will achieve at least 41 mpg on the highway already puts the car among the leaders in fuel-efficiency. Besides being packed with safety features and technology, the Dodge Dart is earth friendly.
The 2013 Dodge Dart's carpets and mats are made from 100% recycled plastic, including pop and milk bottles. The trunk floor insulation material is...
Sustainability Report Details Short-Term Achievements, Long-Term Goals
October 18, 2011 4:36 PM
While a lot of focus in the early goings of Chrysler Group LLC (officially formed June 9, 2009) has been on our vehicles and manufacturing, we're still keeping a close eye on Mother Earth and fellow citizens.
Tuesday, the company released its first sustainability report, covering 2010.
“We believe that economic and environmental success are not mutually exclusive,” said Chairman/CEO Sergio Marchionne. “We have made a choice not only to build up our own organization, but also to positively impact the environment and the communities where we live and work.
"And we will judge ourselves not only...
Fiat Freshening Up the Air: Leads Europe for Low CO2 Emissions
by Blog Editor
March 8, 2011 4:42 PM
There's something in the air.
Or rather, there's less of something in the air. There's less carbon dioxide (CO2) to be exact in the European air and there will be less of it in the U.S. and Canada thanks to Fiat.
In 2010 -- the fourth straight year -- Fiat brand automobiles recorded the lowest level of CO2 emissions for vehicles sold in Europe. Fiat had an average measurement of 123.1 grams of C02 per kilometer - a drop of 4.7 (g/km) from the previous year. Fiat Automobile Group also ranked first with a rating of...