If you’re in the market for a minivan it’s likely that you have a large family to take care of. That means that you probably want the safest ride available for your children. Chrysler recognizes that desire and happily answers the call with the new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica, the only minivan to earn an IIHS Top Safety Pick+.
As the automotive industry makes the slow transition from fossil fuels to electric motors, one of the biggest obstacles has been driving range. You can’t charge a battery as quickly as you can fill a gas tank, and the engines haven’t been able to hold a charge for as long as a tank of gas can burn. Chevrolet is stepping up to solve this conundrum, however, offering an intelligent design for the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt that will help charge the battery as you drive.
Teenagers have the capacity to get into quite a bit of trouble during those formative years of adolescence, which gives parents a long list of things to worry about. However, a recent Harris Poll survey commissioned by Chevrolet found that about 55% of parents worry more about their teen driving than any other subject of parental stress, including drugs and alcohol or academic performance.
It’s no secret that Toyota has made some cutting-edge vehicles. This is doubly true of the advanced hybrid and fuel-cell models that make up the brand’s expansive lineup, most notably the all-new Toyota Mirai. So it may come as some surprise to you to hear that the Japanese automaker is tasking a new team with building fuel-cell vehicles: teenaged students in California high schools. It’s part of an initiative to teach kids in a fun way and help them develop an interest in pursuing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) careers.
Did you know that Central Maine Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is now also a FIAT® store? It’s true! In addition to the wonderful Chrysler sedans, Jeep SUVs, Ram trucks and Dodge muscle cars you’re used to seeing at our dealership, you’ll now see the inimitable FIAT brand represented on our showroom floor.
There are many beautiful vehicles you can now choose from. One of the most thrilling models in the FIAT lineup is the FIAT 500 Abarth, available with either a handy hatchback design or a cabrio soft top that you can roll down for some fresh air. There’s also the FIAT 124 Spider Abarth, a convertible that offers an unparalleled blend of Italian luxury and race-ready performance. As it happens, right now is a great time to lease or buy either one of these vehicles, because you can get yourself some incredible driving lessons from renowned professional instructors.