DaimlerChrysler AG jumps into the hybrid game with last Tuesday's announcement it will begin offering the Dodge Durango sport/utility vehicle with a hybrid powertrain in 2003. The carmaker is anticipating 15% of the 220,000 Durangos produced annually will have the new gasoline-electric propulsion system that essentially squeezes V-8 power out of a V-6 engine, reducing stops at the gas station as well as emissions of carbon dioxide. Popularity may hinge on federal legislation granting a ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Durango to Join Growing Hybrid Ranks" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!


For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Amber McLincha by email: amclincha@wardsauto.com or phone: (248) 799-2622
 

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.