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Seven Car Brands With Bad Reputations For Quality
Seven Car Brands With Bad Reputations For Quality

Quality means different things to different car buyers--everything from reliability to fuel efficiency to utility. It's nebulous, but it can make or break the launch of a new vehicle or the success of a car company, affecting everything from positive press to negative word-of-mouth reviews. Some...Read More»

2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser Classic 4-door Wagon Front Exterior View
California May Say Fix Recalls Or Don't Rent

An effort to require car rental companies to resolve safety recalls has surfaced in the state where the issue began - California. Assemblyman Bill Monning from Carmel has introduced The Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Rental Car SafetyAct named after the two sisters who died in a rental car that had...Read More»

2011 Chrysler 300
Five Affordable, Comfortable 2011 Large Sedans

When is comfort more important than on a long family road trip? For that matter, if you’re looking for room to stretch out and be able to enjoy the scenery – and family conversation -- in something other than a crossover, wagon or SUV, what are some 2011 sedans that fit the bill without...Read More»

Chrysler's 'Imported from Detroit' bumper sticker
Lawsuit: Chrysler Is Detroit's Only Exporter -- And Don't You Forget It

By now, you've probably seen Chrysler's "Born of Fire" ad -- the two-minute-long clip that debuted during the Super Bowl featuring the Chrysler 200, Eminem, and a gospel choir. You probably also know that it's generated lots of publicity, even though some of that buzz seems unwarranted and even...Read More»

2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Safe Rental Car Act Introduced

Back in November AllCarAdvice reported on Senator Charles Schumer's very pointed letter to the FTC about requiring car rental companies to promptly repair recalled vehicles within their fleets. If the FTC "can't or won't act, congress will" was his statement in November. Earlier this month his Safe...Read More»

2011 Chrysler 200
Negotiating Your Car Deal: Be Prepared Or Pay More

When I was Internet Manager for a major car dealer, I could usually tell long before the deal was completed if someone was going to get a good deal or not. The savvy car shopper who got the best price always had their homework done. They knew—beyond a shadow of a doubt—the price they...Read More»

ChryslerAutos Tweet Motor City Drivers
*UPDATED* Chrysler Tweets The F-Bomb "By Mistake"

UPDATE- Chrysler confirms the profane tweet came from an NMS employee, and also confirms the employee has been terminated. Social media is a double-edged sword: tweet too fast and you might make a mistake. A bad one. The official Chrysler Twitter account made a mistake of haste this morning, by...Read More»

Eminem in Chrysler's Super Bowl XLV ad
Chrysler 200 Ad Starring Eminem Still Popular, But Can Chrysler Put That Buzz In The Bank?

There's no denying that Chrysler scored big with its giant-sized, two-minute-long Super Bowl ad. The spot, which featured Eminem and the new Chrysler 200, generated a huge response, especially on social networks like Twitter. In fact, a new study says that the commercial is still causing buzz, but...Read More»

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Top Three Automotive Tweets We Saw Today

Every once in a while it is nice to recognize automakers that tweet out some great stuff. Today we have kept a close eye on our Twitter streams and have picked out the three best tweets that we saw from an automaker. First up is a tweet from Chrysler stating, "Want to join the @Chrysler family? Go...Read More»

2007 Jeep Wrangler X
Jeep Owners Rally For A Recall, But NHTSA Says It's All Internet Hype

Auto recalls are a little like trips to the dentist: time-consuming, frustrating, and even though we know they're food for us, we'd rather avoid them. As such, it's a little unusual to find consumers hankering for a recall, but a growing contingent of Jeep owners are doing just that. The problem...Read More»

Super Bowl XLV MVP, Aaron Rodgers, received a 2011 Chevy Camaro convertible
GM Counterattacks The Volkswagen And Chrysler Super Bowl Ads

It's no real secret that Chrysler and Volkswagen won the buzz award when it comes to automotive Super Bowl ads. But GM quickly realized this and set a counterattack online. According to the Wall Street Journal, Joel Ewanick, GM's marketing chief, immediately realized that GM was getting its butt...Read More»

2011 Chrysler 200
Top Super Bowl Ads: Chrysler Scores in OT

If you saw the Super Bowl, or if you just watched it for the ads and didn't skip by them with your PVR, you know that many people were buzzing afterward about a) the game and b) the car ads. Both were awesome, and even from far away, up here in the snowy Great White North (cue Bob & Doug music...Read More»

Eminem in Chrysler's Super Bowl XLV ad
The Luv For Eminem's Detroit (Chrysler?) Ad: Bizarre & Wrong

Maybe it's just basic TV advertising 101: Commercials are too short to make a logical appeal, so they rely on emotion. Unfortunately, emotion often trumps both logic and reason. And the much-discussed, much-searched, 2-minute Super Bowl starring Eminem promoting Detroit's grit is a stunning example...Read More»

2011 Chrysler 200. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.
Eminem, Chrysler & Detroit Shine in Super Bowl XLV Ad

By now, you’ve seen it, heard it, or talked about it – maybe all three. The it we’re referring to is the brand-new Chrysler commercial featuring Eminem and the unforgettable images of Detroit that aired during Super Bowl XLV. Oh, and it also touts Chrysler’s ability to build...Read More»

Screencap from Dodge 'Snowpocalypse' commercial
Ha! Dodge Laughs In The Face Of The Snowpocalypse

If you've been in Tahiti the past few months, consider yourself lucky, because those of us in North America have been subjected to a nonstop barrage of winter storms, snowpocalypses, snowtastrophes, and snowmageddons. No one has been spared -- not even Katie Couric. Almost worse than the snow and...Read More»

Eminem in Chrysler's Super Bowl XLV ad
So, Who Won The Super Bowl: Chrysler Or VW?

It's all anyone has talked about for at least two months: last night's knock-down, drag-out on the Fox network. With family, with friends, with strangers on the subway, we've debated who would win, who would lose, whose strategy would work, and whose would live in infamy. Hours later, we're still...Read More»

2010 Chrysler 300C SRT8
Northern Colorado Emission Testing Faces Opposition

Northern Colorado car owners and legislators have been grumbling over the impact of the requirement to have vehicles tested for emissions. This is new to the vehicle screening regime in Larimer and Weld counties, and would require vehicles to go through testing similar to what is done in the Denver...Read More»

Chrysler 'Game On' Blogger Road Trip
Chrysler Shoves Bloggers In A 2011 200 For Game On Blogger Road Trip

As we have discussing all week, many automakers are using the Super Bowl as the linchpin to their social media campaigns. Chrysler will air at least one ad during the Super Bowl this weekend, but they also shoved bloggers into a 2011 200 and had them drive from Detroit to Dallas all on video tape...Read More»

Chrysler's 'What's My AQ?' trivia game
Chrysler Launches 'What's My AQ?' Trivia Game

Stuck indoors on this cold, wintry Thursday? Of course you are. That makes today the perfect day for a timewaster, and Chrysler has a one that'll do just fine. The game is called "What's My AQ?", and it's a trivia game designed to test users' "auto quotient" (i.e. their car smarts). It's fronted by...Read More»

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