Dr. Andreas Truckenbrodt Executive Director Hybrid Development Center Chrysler, discusses Chryslers approach at hybrid vehicles. The vehicle being driven, is the Durango Hemi Hybrid, which is their first hybrid vehicle. Coming in either mild or two mode hybrid, the two mode is expected to be more expensive than the mild. Though there is no current release date for the mild hybrid, the two mode is expected some time in 2008.
About the Author: Lou Ann Hammond
Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY), Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY), and the Concept Car of the Year.