Chrysler Testing Bi-Fuel Gas and Diesel Minivan to Meet Fuel Economy Targets

The Detroit Bureau - June 5, 2011

Upcoming and impending federal fuel economy standards are forcing automakers to get creative about meeting the numbers. Chrysler is working on a unique technology combining gasoline and diesel fuels into a bi-fuel Town & Country minivan. The project, in conjunction with the US Dept. of Energy, was talked about by Chrysler at the DOE?s Merit Review in Washington, DC.

Upcom­ing and impend­ing fed­er­al fuel econ­o­my stan­dards are forc­ing automak­ers to get cre­ative about meet­ing the num­bers. Chrysler is work­ing on a unique tech­nol­o­gy com­bin­ing gaso­line and diesel fuels into a bi-fuel Town & Coun­try mini­van. The project, in con­junc­tion with the US Dept. of Ener­gy, was talked about by Chrysler at the DOE