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Dems To Chrysler: Talk To Owners About Jeep Wrangler 'Death Wobble'
Dems To Chrysler: Talk To Owners About Jeep Wrangler 'Death Wobble'

Two Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives have asked Chrysler to address an issue that hundreds of Jeep Wrangler owners have complained about. The problem is known colloquially as the "Jeep Death Wobble", and according to a report in Detroit News, it's been associated with Wrangler...Read More»

Fiat's Sergio Marchionne
Fiat Ups Stake In Chrysler, Volkswagen Buys Rest Of Porsche

While Americans were celebrating independence yesterday, two European automakers announced plans to gobble up more of their partners -- including one very American company. Fiat and Chrysler Here in the U.S., Chrysler/Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne announced that Fiat's ownership stake in Chrysler...Read More»

2012 Cadillac CTS Touring Edition
2012 Cadillac CTS Tops List Of 10 Best American Cars: Total Car Score

As the nation prepares to celebrate Independence Day, July 4, the editors at Total Car Score mark the occasion with a list of the 10 Best American Cars. Beyond just a patriotic gesture, the ranking serves to showcase the strength and quality of the domestic auto industry. At the top of the list is...Read More»

2011 Chrysler 200 Convertible
NHTSA Investigates 2011 Chrysler 200 & 2011 Ford Explorer

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has begun "Preliminary Evaluations" of two popular 2011 models: the 2011 Chrysler 200 and the 2011 Ford Explorer. The investigations are unrelated to one another. 2011 Chrysler 200 According to the New York Times, NHTSA has received about 15...Read More»

2007 Jeep Liberty Limited
NHTSA Widens Probe Of Jeep Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, Liberty

According to the Wall Street Journal, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is ramping up an investigation of gas-tank fires associated with three popular Jeep models: the 1993-2001 Jeep Cherokee, 1993-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee, and 2002-2007 model year Jeep Liberty. NHTSA says that the...Read More»

2005 Jeep Liberty Renegade
2004-2007 Jeep Liberty Recalled Over Corrosion Fears (UPDATED)

UPDATED: See below Chrysler is recalling over 209,000 Jeep Liberty vehicles from the 2004 and 2005 model years over concerns of corrosion in the vehicles' suspension system. The recall, however, doesn't affect all Liberty models, only those originally sold or registered in Connecticut, Delaware...Read More»

2012 Jeep Compass
Jeep Compass Is Dead, Town & Country Becoming A Crossover

A couple of weeks ago, told you about a string of vehicles that were being killed off by automakers. Now, we can add two more rides to that list: the Jeep Compass and the Chrysler Town & Country. The news comes directly from Chrysler's biggest kahuna, CEO Sergio Marchionne, by way of AutoNews...Read More»

2010 Jeep Wrangler
2010 Jeep Wranger Recalled For Potential Fire Hazard

Chrysler has issued a recall for 2010 models of its popular Jeep Wrangler. At issue is a flaw in the design of the skid plate that protects the transmission, which could ultimately result in a fire. The Jeep recall affects 67,872 Wranglers equipped with automatic transmissions. According to a...Read More»

Facebook
GM Unlikes Facebook, Ford & Chrysler Are Still Besties

About half of all Americans use Facebook, and yet, just days before the company launches one of the most eagerly anticipated IPOs in recent memory, General Motors has pulled all advertising from the network. This isn't especially surprising. GM's head marketing honcho, Joel Ewanick, has long been a...Read More»

2012 Chrysler Town & Country
2012 Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan: Recall Alert

Chrysler is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012 model year Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans over concerns about a malfunctioning rear liftgate sensor. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site puts the number of...Read More»

2012 Chrysler 300
2011-2012 Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger: Recall Alert

Chrysler is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2011 and 2012 model year Chrysler 300 and Dodge Charger mid-size sedans over concerns about a loss of anti-lock braking system (ABS) and electronic stability control (ESC) due to overheating. A notice in the National Highway Traffic Safety...Read More»

Car repair
High Price, Poor Work Biggest Car Repair Complaints: Survey

There’s nothing worse than having to get a car repair done, and then it costs too much and/or isn’t done properly. Not surprisingly, these are the top two complaints of respondents in a new survey from Consumer Reports. Wait, there’s more. Of the 13 reasons given for being less...Read More»

2011 Alfa Romeo 4C Concept
Alfa Romeo 4C Inches Closer To Its 2013 U.S. Debut

In December, our colleagues at Motor Authority told you that Alfa Romeo was on-track for its scheduled 2013 return to the U.S. The company's first American car in a generation will be the Alfa Romeo 4C, which should start around $45,000. However, Alfa's owner, Fiat, has seen some trouble the past...Read More»

2012 Chrysler Town & Country
2012 Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan: Recall Alert

Chrysler is recalling certain 2012 model year Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans over concerns about a defect that may cause the right rear wheels to fall off. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potential...Read More»

2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8. Photo by Alex Bellus
Chrysler And Pure Detroit Argue Who’s More Imported

After Pure Detroit opened its first of three stores on Thanksgiving Day in 1998, the company built momentum with a website (www.puredetroit.com) featuring branded clothing and merchandise; proceeds benefit Detroit-area charities. After Chrysler introduced its “Imported from Detroit”...Read More»

2005 Jeep Liberty Renegade
2004-2005 Jeep Liberty: Recall Alert

Chrysler is conducting a voluntary safety recall campaign of certain 2004-2005 model year Jeep Liberty SUVs over concerns about corrosion that could lead to loss of vehicle control. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration site (NHTSA) lists the number of potential affected...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart
Dart Launch Pushed Back To Dodge April Fool's 'Jinx'

A little bad news for Dodge fans today: at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne told reporters that he may postpone the launch of the eagerly awaited Dodge Dart. Why? Because the Dart is scheduled to roll out on April 1 -- also known as April Fools' -- and he's worried about...Read More»

2012 Chrysler Town & Country
Chrysler Drops Sirius Backseat TV

Maybe it was inevitable; given the growing proliferation of iPads and in-car WiFi, but some consumers expecting availability of Sirius Backseat TV in 2012 Chrysler products will find that it’s no longer an option. In a statement, Chrysler said that beginning with 2012 model year vehicles, the...Read More»

2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8. Photo by Alex Bellus
February 2012 Car Sales: Best Since 2008

New-car sales gained momentum in February, as most automakers reported rising sales volumes for the month. With numbers still coming in from around the industry today, Chrysler again has turned in some of the best sales numbers, with an increase of 44 percent over the year-ago period. That topped...Read More»

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