AAH #359 – Pacifica Goes Electric

December 15th, 2016 at 2:30pm

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When Bob Dylan “went electric” at the Newport Folk Festival he literally rocked the music world; At the time, not in a good way.  Earlier this year Chrysler debuted its new Pacifica minivan to rave reviews. Five months later they followed up with a vehicle that no one was asking for in the form of the first plugin hybrid minivan. Join host Gary Vasilash as he talks to the men behind this powertrain, and then hear what his auto reporter panel has to say about the new Pacifica Plugin Hybrid.

01:25 - Kevin Mets, Chief Engineer, Pacifica Hybrid
13:09 - John Gibson, Global Chief Engineer, Electrified Powertrains, FCA

26:10 – PANEL DISCUSSION: Gary Vasilash, AD&P; Jean Jennings, Facebook.com/JeanKnowsCars; Anton Wahlman, Seeking Alpha; Alisa Priddle, Motor Trend

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One Comment to “AAH #359 – Pacifica Goes Electric”

  1. Len Simpson Says:

    I don’t understand why hybrids have to be so complicated . Constant duty gen w/minimal batteries , no mechanical connection, would support the kiss Principle very nicely.