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Americans To Drive More, Fly Less This Labor Day Weekend
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»

2011 Chrysler 300
Chrysler Offers No Payments For 90 Days

When the new model year rolls around, it’s always interesting to see what types of incentives automakers put out in the marketplace to lure customers in to buy. Chrysler Group has a good one, especially if you’re in the market now for a new family car and can close the deal by September...Read More»

2011 Chrysler 300
Need A Ride? Chrysler Launches 'No Payments For 90 Days' Promo

If you're a fan of Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, or Ram and you're looking for a new set of wheels, it may be time to start shopping. Chrysler has just announced the launch of a "No Payments For 90 Days" promotion. As the name implies, customers who purchase a 2011 or 2012 Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, or Ram...Read More»

2008 Chrysler Town & Country
2008 Chrysler Town & Country, Voyager, Dodge Grand Caravan: Recall Alert

Chrysler is recalling nearly 300,000 minivans from the 2008 model year to address an air conditioning leak that could trigger an airbag deployment. Affected by this recall are 2008 Chrysler Town & Country, 2008 Chrysler Voyager and 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan models built between June 24, 2007 and...Read More»

2008 Chrysler Town & Country
2008 Chrysler, Dodge Minivans: Recall Alert

Chrysler is recalling nearly 300,000 2008 model year Chrysler Town & Country, Chrysler Grand Voyager, and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans to replace a potentially defective airbag module. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website lists the potential number of...Read More»

2012 Fiat 500
Fiat Offers Discounted Financing, Leases On 2012 Fiat 500

Fiat has some ambitious plans for their 2012 Fiat 500 in the U.S. market. The automaker wants to sell a minimum of 30,000 Fiat 500s in the United States this year, but delays in dealership openings have put that plan in jeopardy. Through June, Fiat sold just 4,944 500s in America; to reach its...Read More»

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Chrysler Bailout Loans Cost Taxpayers $1.3 Billion

The formalities behind the sale of the government’s remaining stake in Chrysler were completed this morning, and Fiat SpA is now the official majority owner of Chrysler Group LLC. Counting purchases from both the United States and Canadian governments, Fiat now owns a 53.5-percent stake in...Read More»

Sergio Marchionne
Chrysler And Fiat Move Closer To Merger: Report

It’s been a whirlwind romance for both Chrysler and Fiat. Just two years ago the pair weren't even dating, and now comes word that their marriage is imminent. The Detroit News is reporting that upcoming management changes, expected to be announced next week, will streamline the merger of...Read More»

2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8
2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8: Luxury Family Car Plus Performance

It’s finally here – the 2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8, the high-end rear-wheel drive performance luxury family car that some Chrysler 300 fans have been waiting for. What’s the big deal? SRT8 (Street and Racing Technology) means performance, and there’s no denying that the new...Read More»

Mopar accessories for 2011 Chrysler 300
Chrysler Concedes Limo Market To Lincoln

For decades, limousines and livery cars were either Lincoln Town Cars or Mercury Grand Marquis sedans. Sure, Cadillac made an attempt to hold their place in the market, but their full-size front wheel drive sedans found few buyers. Chrysler even tossed their hat into the ring with the previous...Read More»

YouGov Impression scores for International, Domestic, Mid-Market, and Luxury cars, May & June 2011
Study: Detroit's Image Dinged, Foreign & Luxury Autos Shine

Last week, we reported on June auto sales stats, which showed big gains for America's Big Three, as well as for German and Korean marques. But a new survey from YouGov hints that Detroit's triumphs may be short-lived if automakers don't begin to address some serious image problems. YouGov is a...Read More»

2012 Fiat 500C Cabrio, Vanderbilt Mansion, Hyde Park, NY
2012 Fiat 500 Yields Some Post-Launch Surprises

No one really knew how well the Fiat 500 would sell in the United States. Brand champions, such as Fiat North America head Laura Soave, predicted success, based on the car’s novelty factor and pent-up demand for the Fiat brand in the United States. Escalating fuel prices played into...Read More»

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Mopar Wants To Send You On A MoVenture. What's A MoVenture?

Do you have a free week from July 15 until July 22 for some odd reason? If so, Mopar wants to send you on a MoVenture. Wait, what's a MoVenture? It's a 7-day road rally and scavenger hunt that will consist of 10 teams. Each two person team will start in Detroit and work its way down to Golden...Read More»

2010 Dodge Caliber R/T
Dodge Caliber Replacement Coming To 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Overhauling the entire Chrysler product portfolio was never going to be accomplished overnight, so reports that Dodge will replace the old Caliber (production discontinued in 2010) are a good sign the automaker is finally going to jazz up its compact car segment. At least, Dodge gets the new...Read More»

2011 Chrysler 300
2012 Dodge Charger, Chrysler 300 Models On Order Hold: Report

If you’re ready to head to your local Dodge dealer to put money down on a 2012 Charger with the V-6 and the eight-speed automatic, you’ll need to wait just a bit longer. According to Allpar, high demand for the eight-speed, ZF-manufactured transmission has caused Chrysler to temporarily...Read More»

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