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2012 Chrysler 300 Debuts New Ad Starring 94-Year-Old Poem
2012 Chrysler 300 Debuts New Ad Starring 94-Year-Old Poem

Earlier this year, Chrysler scored a touchdown with its "Born of Fire" Super Bowl ad, featuring Eminem, the Selected of God gospel choir, and the 2011 Chrysler 200. This Thursday, the automaker is hoping for a repeat with a new commercial starring a long-deceased writer and a nearly 100-year-old...Read More»

2012 Fiat 500 Abarth
2012 Fiat 500 Sales Hit The Skids: Will It Survive?

Many folks in the auto industry have praised Sergio Marchionne for revitalizing Chrysler. But according to a report in Automotive News, Marchionne may have made a major miscalculation about Fiat's prospects on this side of the pond. Will Fiat and its poster child, the Fiat 500, survive -- and...Read More»

Chrysler's online Owner's Center for Jeep vehicles
Chrysler & Mopar Launch Site For Car Owners At 2011 LA Auto Show

Looking for a digital owner's manual for your Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, or Ram vehicle? How about an easy way to order replacement parts or customized gear for your ride? Chrysler and its service, parts, and customer-care brand, Mopar, have created a series of websites to meet those needs and more --...Read More»

2012 Chrysler 200 sedan
October Auto Sales: The Leading Edge Of An Economic Rebound?

While U.S. economic news is hardly good, somehow auto sales again proved to be a bright spot in October. As the housing sector remains on a downward slide in much of the country, manufacturing growth slowed, and economists wondered how Greece's nearing economic meltdown will affect the global...Read More»

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Ally Offers Consumers A New Car Loan With Guaranteed Buy-Back Price

At a time when family car buyers are searching for every great deal they can get their hands on, Ally Financial has come up with what may be a very compelling proposition. The company is offering “Buyer’s Choice,” a new type of car loan that guarantees a buy-back price at the end...Read More»

2012 Chrysler Town & Country
2012 Chrysler Town & Country, 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan Earn Top Safety Pick From IIHS

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has just named two minivans from the Chrysler Group Top Safety Picks: the 2012 Chrysler Town & Country and the 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan. In making the announcement, the IIHS said these vehicles, which also include the Volkswagen Routan built...Read More»

2012 Chrysler Town & Country
2012 Chrysler Town & Country, 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan Are Top Safety Picks

If you're in the market for a minivan, you might want to test out the 2012 Chrysler Town & Country and the 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan. Both have just been named "Top Safety Picks" by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. To earn the title of "Top Safety Pick", a vehicle has to earn a rating...Read More»

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New Type Of Car Loan Designed To Give Buyers Peace Of Mind

A car loan is a fairly straightforward financial transaction; to buy a new car, you agree to pay a lending institution a monthly amount to cover the principal and interest over a set period of time. What isn’t simple is that some cars depreciate faster than others, which potentially changes...Read More»

2012 Chrysler 300
False Advertising From Ford And Chrysler? Or Much Ado About Nothing?

It could be a tempest in a teapot or just the latest in the slings and arrows tossed about by this group or that, but Made in the USA Foundation, a California-based advocacy group, claims that Ford and Chrysler are guilty of false advertising and has filed claims with the Federal Trade Commission...Read More»

2012 Ford Fusion
Are Ford And Chrysler Guilty Of False Advertising?

If California-based advocacy group Made in the USA Foundation is correct, both Ford and Chrysler are guilty of engaging in false advertising. Automotive News (subscription required) advises that the group has filed complaints with the Federal Trade Commission on vehicle ads from both Ford and...Read More»

2012 Chrysler Town & Country
Chrysler’s New Product Plans: Reduce Duplication Among Brands

Streamlining product lines is nothing new among automakers, but Chrysler’s plans for future products may catch some consumers by surprise. The idea is to reduce duplication across brands, eliminate customer confusion and, obviously, increase sales. What’s on tap for Chrysler Group in...Read More»

2012 Dodge Grand Caravan
Chrysler's Upcoming Product Plan Calls For Less Duplication

In an effort to reduce product overlap and customer confusion, Chrysler will kill off the Dodge Grand Caravan in 2013, leaving the Chrysler Town & Country as it’s sole remaining full-size minivan offering. Big changes are coming to other parts of the Chrysler portfolio as well, as CEO...Read More»

2012 Dodge Grand Caravan
2012 Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep Vehicles: Recall Alert

Chrysler is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep vehicles equipped with the Pentastar 3.6-liter engine over concerns about debris in the engine block. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potential...Read More»

2012 Chrysler 200 sedan
Chrysler Recalls 2012 Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep Models For Engine Debris

Chrysler Group is recalling nearly 700 model-year 2012 Chrysler 200, Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Charger, Dodge Durango, Dodge Grand Caravan, Dodge Journey and Jeep Grand Cherokee models built between August 31 and September 13, 2011. All affected vehicles are equipped with the 3.6-liter...Read More»

2012 Ram with RamBox option. Image: Chrysler Group LLC
Ram Expands RamBox Lineup, Lowers Pricing

For years, one tradeoff of owning a pickup was the lack of a locking trunk. If you needed to keep a laptop or camera bag out of sight and secure, your options were limited. Ditto for tools, especially over-sized things like shovels or post-hole diggers. Honda debuted a locking trunk in the bed of...Read More»

Ford Drive One Ad
Congressman Questions Ford Over Bailout Ad

Ford, it seems, can’t catch a break these days. First, the automaker drew flak for running an unscripted “press conference” ad, featuring an F-150 owner who was critical of automakers taking bailout money. Earlier this week, Ford pulled the ad from rotation on television, and even...Read More»

2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8
Consumers: Now You Can Track Production Status Of Your New Chrysler Vehicle

Sitting around the dinner table and wondering out loud when your new Chrysler family car, say, your 2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8, is going to be in just got a lot easier with the self-service vehicle tracking system Chrysler Group rolled out today. Of course, it’s not the same thing as being able...Read More»

Ford Drive One Ad
Ford Yanks TV Ad Critical Of Bailouts

Just two weeks ago, we told you about a Ford television commercial critical of GM and Chrysler for taking bailout money. The unscripted ad, filmed in a mock “press conference” format, featured an F-150 owner named Chris who supported Ford for “standing on their own; win, lose or...Read More»

Chrysler Vehicle Order Tracking System
Chrysler Lets You Track The Status Of Your New Vehicle

Not so long ago, most new-car buyers had one option to track the status of their order: wait for the dealer to call and say, "It's in." Chrysler has changed that, though, with a new series of websites that keep shoppers up-to-date about their vehicles' whereabouts on the assembly line. The program...Read More»

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