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Uber has announced it is opening an autonomous vehicle research center in the Detroit, Mich. suburb of Wixom this March. The location is not only close to automotive manufacturers and suppliers along with research universities, the company will be moving into an existing structure instead of building something from the ground up to speed its […]

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Chevrolet’s Bolt EV and the new Chrysler Pacifica minivan – including its plug-in hybrid version – joined the Honda Ridgeline as winners of the North American Car, Utility Vehicle and Truck of the Year. Selected as the winners respectively in the car, utility vehicle and truck categories, the Bolt compact crossover and Pacifica minivan are […]

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Fiat Chrysler automobiles may be showing an all-electric version of its Pacifica Hybrid at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas next month. According to Bloomberg , the automaker that gave the world its first plug-in hybrid minivan may go one better with an all-electric model as it seeks to meet increasingly stringent […]

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Minivans available today compete within a design formula that sees them all within a couple mpg of each other in the low 20s, and then you have the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid in a class by itself. Release by the federal government of its 32 mpg rating in hybrid mode and 33 miles gas-free electric […]

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The 2017 Chrysler Pacific Hybrid has been rated at 84 MPGe by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and will be able to drive a total of 566 miles. On electricity alone, the van will be able to travel a total of 33 miles thanks to its 16-kWh lithium-ion battery pack stored under the second-row floor. […]

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It’s now official. FCA and Google have teamed up to expand the tech giant’s self-driving car program. Up until now, Google has mostly used Toyota and Lexus models for its self-driving car prototypes, but soon we will be seeing the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica hybrid minivan sporting Google’s gear. The automaker announced that the first-of-its-kind collaboration […]

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How does a 707-horsepower minivan sound to you? Although it’s very unlikely to ever happen, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ (FCA) global head of design, Ralph Gilles, recently posted a drawing of a Pacifica Hellcat he did on his Instagram page. It’s wishful thinking that the American automaker would ever produce a high-performance minivan, and it’s even […]

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The company that invented the minivan over 30 years ago knows its customers, so when it overhauled its outgoing Town & Country and renamed it, Chrysler called its fuel-sipping plug-in variant simply the 2017 Pacifica Hybrid. The “Hybrid” name that’s meant not to confuse mainstream buyers may on the other hand be slightly confusing to […]

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