has been getting most of the attention of late winning awards for the
and introducing the Two-Mode
, their development partners on the program have been cranking away as well.
first showed prototypes of their upcoming
Two-Modes last June and they built their first pilot production units at the Newark Delaware assembly plant just before the holidays. The vehicles were built from components made on production tooling with the production processes. Apparently everything went well and Chrysler is on track to launch their first
later this year. It's still not known exactly when the other two partners,
, will launch production of their two-mode hybrids although they did show concepts at last fall's
Frankfurt Motor Show