Chevy Silverado hybrid — more generator than gas saver

By Jim Meachen and Ted Biederman

The storm hits with ferocity knocking out electricity for miles. It will be hours, maybe days, before power is restored as the storm rages.

Most people will be eating, reading and sleeping by lantern light. They’ll get their news on a battery-operated television or radio. And if the outage stretches from hours into days, they will worry about their food spoiling in the refrigerator and freezer.

Chrysler Aspen, pretty and a Hemi too

By Jim Meachen and Ted Biederman

Let’s give the Chrysler brand a big atta-boy. Its first-ever sport utility carries about as much eye-catching chrome accents as the Cadillac Escalade, the high-riding king of glitter.

Chrysler Town & Country – more than practical, its fun

By Jim Meachen and Ted Biederman

The minivan segment has been distilled over the past couple of years into the “big three” — Chrysler (and Dodge), Honda and Toyota — and a few smaller players.

Gone from the segment are industry giants General Motors and Ford; both having deciding to redirect their resources into crossover sport utilities and vehicles of a different ilk.

Chrysler Sebring — stylish sedan from a troubled brand

By Ted Biederman and Jim Meachen

The mid-sized Chrysler Sebring manufactured by troubled Chrysler LLC is a good example of how hard economic times can lead to even more hard times until diminishing returns eventually spell doom, then government intervention and then – well – who knows.