Skip to main content

The Deliver is the oddest electric van we've ever seen [w/video]

UK's Liberty Electric Cars, a subsidiary of Green Automotive Company and the same group that brought us the E-Range, has built a fully functional prototype of the odd-looking electric delivery van you see above, succinctly called Deliver. The EV looks futuristic – much more like a concept car than something you'd expect to see the milkman driving – but it has practical elements built in. The EV looks futuristic but it has practical elements built in. Deliver weighs in at 4,850 pounds and offers a 1,543-pound payload. According to Liberty, its capacity is 18 percent great... Read More

  • 0
    Jeep Liberty
    Spy Shots: 2014 Jeep Cherokee uncovered with "bold" new look
    1361557800

    Jeep has been shuttling around Alfa Romeo-based test mules and camouflaged prototypes of its replacement for the current Liberty for some time now. Those heavily disguised vehicles may have offered a glimpse of the new Jeep, but a new set of production-line images from Jalopnik tell a much more complete story. The report indicates unequivocally that the ...

  • 0
    Jeep Liberty
    Report: Chrysler expecting up to 200,000 9-speed transmissions for 3 models this year
    1358862360

    Striving for improved fuel economy, we already knew that Chrysler will begin using a nine-speed automatic transmission in some of its new products this year, but what we haven't known is that volume at which this gearbox will be used. According to Bloomberg, Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne has been quoted as saying that the automaker expects to sell close ...

  • 0
    Jeep Liberty
    Spy Shots: Jeep Liberty replacement takes shape
    1358374500

    Now that the Liberty has left us for greener pastures and the Compass and Patriot are entering their final model year, it's time to start looking into the future of Jeep. The next all-new vehicle for the off-road brand will be the midsize SUV you see here, effectively replacing the Liberty, and not necessarily carrying on with that name. From the sides, ...

  • 0
    Jeep Liberty
    Report: Chrysler 200 successor to boast 6.2 L/100km, 9-speed automatic
    1347645600

    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the next-generation Chrysler 200 will show off a host of improvements, including a fuel economy rating of 6.2 L/100 km (38 miles per gallon) on the highway. That's a jump of 1 L/100km (7.0 mpg) over the current model, and much of that efficiency can be chalked up to a new nine-speed automatic transmission. Expect ...

  • 0
    Jeep Liberty
    Report: Jeep Cherokee and Grand Wagoneer to return
    1347364800

    Big changes are in store for the Jeep brand, bringing in models from both the Dodge and Fiat brands, according to an Automotive News report. In addition to new powertrains aimed at improving fuel economy, it appears that Fiat models will underpin new vehicles that will replace some less-capable offerings from the iconic off-road brand. The biggest change ...

  • 0
    Jeep Liberty
    Report: Consumer Reports calls out "Five Popular Cars To Avoid"
    1344526140

    Those crusaders of shopping empowerment over at Consumer Reports have put together a list of five cars to avoid, even if their sales numbers suggest otherwise. CR points out that just because a vehicle is making a lot of buzz and ringing cash registers, that doesn't necessarily make it a wise choice for buyers. According to the report, these are vehicles ...

  • 0
    Jeep Liberty
    Report: Jeep Liberty has date with oblivion next Thursday
    1344523500

    Opinions on the Jeep Liberty replacement appear to be just as divided as those on the current Liberty. The mid-range SUV we have now hasn't done whopping sales numbers for a while, and gets dinged for its engine, transmission, gas mileage and reliability, but in its penultimate year of existence, Jeep moved almost 40 per cent more of them than the year ...

  • 0
    Jeep Liberty
    Confirmed: Next Jeep Liberty to get shrunken Pentastar V6
    1331835360

    The replacement for the aging Jeep Liberty is expected to debut at next January's Detroit Auto Show, and when it does, a brand-new Pentastar powertrain will reportedly be spinning underhood. According to Automotive News, Chrysler will offer a downsized 3.2-litre V6 in the Liberty mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission sourced from ZF. The current ...

  • 0
    Jeep Liberty
    Report: Chrysler planning Dodge Avenger successor after all?
    1327447740

    Don't cry for the Dodge Avenger just yet. According to USA Today, Chrysler is set to introduce new midsized sedans to replace both the Chrysler 200 and the much-maligned Dodge Avenger. The vehicles will be built on a version of the same platform that underpins the 2013 Dodge Dart. That news runs contrary to word that the Avenger is headed to the great ...

  • 0
    Jeep Liberty
    Official: Chrysler investing $1.7B in Jeep Liberty replacement
    1321628400

    There will be a new Jeep model to replace the Liberty. It will be built at the Toledo North Assemby Plant, and the plan will include creation of a second shift that will augment the Ohio plant's workforce by 1,100-plus positions. The 2013-model Jeep SUV will be developed with a $1.7 billion investment from parent Chrysler, and that bankrolling includes a ...