Sales of electric cars draining CVRP bank in California

By | 2019-03-27T11:16:37+00:00 March 27th, 2019|Categories: Audi, Auto industry news, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), BMW, Cadillac, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Chevy, Chrysler, Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electric vehicles (EV), Ford, Fuel cells, GM, Green cars, Honda, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), Hybrids, Kia, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Plugin-electric vehicles, Tesla, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , |

The Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) reports that funding is needed for the five million electric vehicles projected to come online. While that might be a good problem to have, it needs to be addressed. What are the options for balancing the rebate program? Could California offer to pay a dollar rebate or access to [...]

2017 Chrysler Pacifica plug-in hybrid PHEV

By | 2018-04-16T19:10:17+00:00 November 15th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Chrysler, Plugin-electric vehicles|Tags: , |

Finally! It's here! The first plug-in hybrid minivan, and it's everything I want it to be in a minivan and a plug-in hybrid. First, let me say that I have driven the gasoline-only version of the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan and loved it. The gas only version starts around $28,595 and gets an [...]

Plug-in hybrids Chrysler Ford Mitsubishi

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:24+00:00 November 13th, 2016|Categories: #carchat, Chrysler, Ford, Mitsubishi, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Good Morning Warren and friends, This is not the first time I have felt this way, but this is the first time I need to tell you. I really enjoy this chat and look forward to it each week. Whatever I am doing during the week I think about whether I should mention it to [...]

2017 Chrysler Pacifica: Theory vs reality

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:36+00:00 March 31st, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Chrysler, Food and Wine, Plugin-electric vehicles|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I love minivans, especially the van with the stow and go seats. I remember the first time I saw them and thought they were absolutely brilliant. I don't even have kids, and I love that minivan. I do have animals, and I had a dog when the stow-n-go seats came out. It made [...]