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We Asked, Now NHTSA Asks: What's Taking So Long For The Jeep Grand Cherokee & Liberty Fix?
We Asked, Now NHTSA Asks: What's Taking So Long For The Jeep Grand Cherokee & Liberty Fix?

A lot has happened in the past year. GM recalled millions of automobiles. Americans became interested in soccer (briefly). And grandmothers from coast to coast learned about the New Orleans bounce music phenomenon known as twerking. But you know what hasn't happened? The repairing of several...Read More»

1750-cc direct-injected turbocharged intercooled I-4, featured on the 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C
Chrysler Lets Us Peek Under The Hood Of 2015 Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep Models

In something of a surprise announcement, Chrysler has unveiled tantalizing details about powertrain enhancements slated to appear on 2015 model-year vehicles. The list of offerings is something of a grab bag, but the most interesting include: Greater availability of Chrysler's Engine Stop-Start...Read More»

2015 Chrysler 200
2015 Chrysler 200 Video Road Test

The Chrysler 200 used to be better known as America’s rental car. Can this brand-new version erase that memory and reset Chrysler’s image in mid-size family sedans? The mid-size segment is full of great cars like the Ford Fusion, Mazda 6, and Nissan Altima. Like them, the Chrysler 200...Read More»

2006 BMW 3-Series 325Ci
BMW, Chrysler, Ford Vehicles Join Long List Of Airbag-Related Recalls

Yesterday, Honda, Mazda, and Nissan added nearly three million vehicles to a growing list of cars recalled for faulty airbags. (For those keeping score at home, that brought the worldwide total to about 10.5 million.) The airbags were made by Takata in the early 2000s and contain a faulty...Read More»

2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT-8
Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Grand Caravan, And Other Chrysler Models Investigated For Ignition Flaw

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of five vehicles in response to complaints that keys in the ignition switch can be knocked out of the "run" position, leaving the vehicles without power and, potentially, airbags. Sound familiar? It's exactly the sort...Read More»

2015 Alfa Romeo 4C
2015 Alfa Romeo 4C: How Much It Costs & Where To Buy It

We've spent a lot of time wondering when the Alfa Romeo 4C will arrive in the U.S., marking the brand's return to these shores. We've also wondered where the semi-supercars will be sold and how much they'll cost. ALSO SEE: What Car Should You Really Drive? Now, we have answers to two of those three...Read More»

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT
2014 Dodge Durango, Jeep Cherokee, Grand Cherokee Recalled For Cruise Control Flaw

Chrysler has issued a recall for select Dodge Durango, Jeep Cherokee, and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles from the 2014 model year. According to a statement from the automaker, the recall affects vehicles manufactured between January 16 and April 17 of this year and includes the Grand Cherokee SRT...Read More»

2007 Jeep Liberty Limited
One Year Later, Still No Fix For Recalled 1993-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty

One year ago, we reported on an unusual showdown between Chrysler and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration over a proposed recall of the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Jeep Liberty. Despite Chrysler's initial resistance, the stalemate was short-lived, and within a couple of weeks, the...Read More»

Average emissions from light-duty vehicles, 1998-2013 (via the Union of Concerned Scientists)
Hyundai-Kia, Honda, Toyota Are America's Greenest Automakers, But All Are Improving

A new study of America's top eight automakers finds Asian brands to be the greenest of the bunch, while Detroit brands earn the lowest marks. However, all eight companies have shown dramatic improvement, over the past decade and a half. ALSO SEE: Google Debuts Its First Autonomous Car: Is This The...Read More»

Godzilla about to swallow a Fiat 500L
Fiat's Five-Year Plan Fails To Impress Investors, Stock Plummets

On Tuesday, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne unveiled his five-year plan for the company. Some called it too ambitious, others didn't think it went far enough, but according to Bloomberg, investors were in agreement: they said it was time to sell. Accordingly, Fiat stock tumbled 12 percent...Read More»

2015 Chrysler 200
Chrysler's Future: A New Minivan, A New Compact Sedan, And Crossovers

Chrysler's plan for the next five years includes a radical shift in its product lineup--one that doubles the number of Chrysler-badged vehicles, while the Dodge brand refocuses on performance. In a reversal of the past two decades, the Chrysler brand will now be marketed as a mainstream brand--not...Read More»

2015 Alfa Romeo 4C
Can Alfa Romeo Survive? Sergio Marchionne Has A Plan To Save It

Many car fans love Alfa Romeo, and those on this side of the Atlantic are eager to see the brand's return to the U.S. later this year. But behind the hype and expectation, there are serious questions about Alfa's long-term viability. In light of shrinking sales stats, can it be saved? According to...Read More»

2014 Dodge Dart
The Dodge Dart Still Isn't Selling. Should Chrysler Can Cars Altogether?

There's no two ways about it: the Dodge Dart isn't selling. Just a year after its debut -- a debut heralded loudly throughout the automotive world -- the Dart's sales were pretty dismal. Many of you vented about the compact model, complaining about things as varied as its so-so looks to its iffy...Read More»

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT
2011-2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango Recalled For Brake Flaws

Back in March, Chrysler issued a recall for 2012 and 2013 models of the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango. According to a press release from the automaker, some customers had complained about "pedal feel" on the vehicles' brakes -- a problem that Chrysler traced to restricted brake fluid flow...Read More»

2015 Chrysler 200
2015 Chrysler 200: First Drive

Family sedans are mission statements, everything a car company can do well in one package. Just to make it on the family radar, these four-doors have to look good, seat at least four adults, and sport a good track record for safety and reliability. The Chrysler 200 is new this year, and it replaces...Read More»

2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Recalls: 2012-2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee & Dodge Durango, 2014 Fiat 500L

Chrysler has issued two voluntary recalls -- one for the 2012-2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango, the other for the 2014 Fiat 500L. The recalls stem from two unrelated problems, and Chrysler knows of no accidents or injuries associated with either flaw. 2012-2013 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE &...Read More»

2014 Alfa Romeo 4C
Alfa Romeo 4C Going To Maserati Dealers After All (And A Few Fiat Showrooms, Too)

Among Chrysler CEO Sergion Marchionne's greatest ambitions is bringing Alfa Romeo back to the U.S. after a two-decade hiatus. The brand's first 21st-century assault on North American shores will be led by the highly anticipated Alfa Romeo 4C. We know a good bit about the 4C's arrival schedule...Read More»

Bob Dylan Chrysler ad
Super Bowl 2014 Ads: The Good, The Bad, And Bob Dylan (Video)

The television has been dusted, the batteries in the remote have been changed, and the Rotel is bubbling quietly in a crock pot: the Super Bowl is here, featuring Queen Latifah, an opening-seconds safety, and Audi apparently losing its mind on Snapchat. Of course, football fans aren't the only...Read More»

2007 Jeep Liberty Limited
Chrysler Finally Cleared For Curious Fix Of 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty, 1993-1998 Grand Cherokee

If you own a 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty or a 1993-1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee, you may have been driving on pins and needles for the past few months, waiting for a recall notice to appear in your mailbox. Thankfully, the wait is almost over: according to the New York Times, Chrysler's unusual fix for...Read More»

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