John Krafcik, CEO of Waymo, last week said that its Detroit plant is now in operation. Waymo is busily outfitting fleets of Chrysler Pacifica plug-in hybrids with self-driving tech. It’s a big step toward realizing traditional automakers’ greatest fear: getting reduced to being just a hardware provider. expand full story
Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Stories November 8
Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Stories July 21, 2017
When we say that the lack of awareness is surprisingly still the biggest problem for electric vehicle adoption, this is a good example.
Chrysler says that they don’t want to call their Pacifica Hybrid a ‘plug-in’ electric van because they think it has a bad connotation in most of the country. expand full story
Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Stories April 25, 2017
We reported just last week that by adding 300 Chevy Bolt EV to its self-driving test fleet, GM was on its way to having the biggest captive self-driving test fleet in the world, but Waymo just crushed that dream today.
Waymo, formerly Google’s self-driving effort and now an official Alphabet company, announced that it is deploying 500 self-driving Chrysler Pacifica hybrid minivans in Phoenix. Interestingly, it’s not only about gathering data from driving since they will also give actual rides to the public through a new program. expand full story
Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Stories April 19, 2017
The electric plug-in version of Chrysler’s new and well-received Pacifica van has been delayed for a while even though hundreds of customers had already placed orders.
FCA is now announcing that they are finally starting deliveries and they offer a peace-offering to customers who have been waiting. expand full story