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Chrysler's Upcoming Product Plan Calls For Less Duplication
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»

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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»

2012 Hyundai Veloster
Hyundai Aces Brand Loyalty Study; Toyota, Ford Make The Top 100

The good news -- for Hyundai fans, at least -- is that the Korean automaker has driven to the top ten of Brand Keys' Customer Loyalty Leaders Index for a second year in a row. The bad news is that of the hundreds of brands that Brand Keys studied, no other car company broke the top 50, and just...Read More»

Jaguar C-X16 Concept
2012 Chrysler 200 Driven, 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, Coda: Today's Car News

Coda has set up shop in a...mall. [GreenCarReports] We drive the 2012 Chrysler 200 and find it to be stylish, but not glamorous. [TheCarConnection] The 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 has 580 horsepower. [MotorAuthority] Here are some energy facts for your consideration. [GreenCarReports] Kia is already...Read More»

2012 Chrysler 200 sedan
2012 Chrysler 200: Driven

Most mid-size sedans have, for decades, typically offered a base four-cylinder or an available V-6. And not too long ago, on a number of mid-size sedans, the conventional wisdom—at least among car critics—for many of the models was that you should step up to the V-6. They often brought...Read More»

FondTech E-11 electric race car prototype
Honda Recall, Electric Race Cars, 2012 Chrysler 300: Car News Headlines

The 2006 Honda CR-V and 2011 Honda CR-Z are being recalled. [TheCarConnection] Here's one concept of what a Formula E electric race car might look like. [GreenCarReports] Texas has raised its speed limit to 85 mph. Is it the new Montana? [TheCarConnection] Here's video of a man jumping over a...Read More»

2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8
2012 Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger Get 31 MPG Highway

The fuel economy race is on in earnest and family car buyers considering products offering increased mileage have two more reasons to look at domestic automaker Chrysler: the 2012 Chrysler 300 and Dodge Charger. Why? They’re the two models Chrysler is fitting first with its new ZF eight-speed...Read More»

2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8
2012 Chrysler 300, August Car Sales, VW Nils: Car News Headlines

A single-seat electric car from VW has broken cover, nearly two weeks before its official reveal: Volkswagen Nils Electric Car Concept: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show While car sales numbers for August roll in, the Nissan Leaf takes a wider lead over the Chevy Volt: Aug Electric-Car Sales: Nissan Leaf...Read More»

2011 Chrysler Town & Country
Americans To Drive More, Fly Less This Labor Day Weekend

The last gasp of summer is quickly approaching and families across America are making plans to do something to celebrate Labor Day weekend. According to a forecast from AAA, that means some 31.5 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home over the holiday weekend. That's a drop of 2.4...Read More»

2011 Chrysler 200
Chrysler Drops Prices On Several 2012 Models

When money is tight in the family budget or consumers just want to feel like they’re getting a good deal, the prospect of saving a few hundred dollars or more on 2012 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep vehicles may be just the right motivation to lure buyers into the showroom. That, and...Read More»

2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8
Chrysler Announces Ignite As Social Media Agency

It feels like just yesterday that the f-bomb found its way onto the Chrysler Twitter account, which led to the firing of Chrysler's social media agency, New Media Strategies. Today, Chrysler announced it has hired Ignite Social Media as its agency of record for social media. Ignite's team will work...Read More»

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Chrysler Slashes Pricing On The 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee

We’ve already reported that Chrysler is lowering prices on the 2012 Chrysler 200, the 2012 Dodge Avenger and the 2012 Dodge Journey, but the company’s steepest drop appears to be on base 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee models. In 2011, a base Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo started at $30,215, but...Read More»

2011 Chrysler 200
Chrysler Lowering Prices On 2012 Chrysler 200, Dodge Avenger & Journey

If you’re in the market for a 2012 Chrysler 200, a 2012 Dodge Avenger or a 2012 Dodge Journey, we have good news for you: all of these models will cost less than their 2011 equivalents, at least in base trim levels. The 2012 Chrysler 200 and the 2012 Dodge Avenger will both start at $18,995...Read More»

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