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

Lara Stone and Mercedes-Benz SL star in new Calvin Klein campaign
Chrysler Loans, Transformers 4, Tesla And Mercedes-Benz: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, De Tomaso has new owners and Toyota has revealed a new concept. BMW's priced the 2013 X3 and Nevada is okay with self-driving cars. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Tesla and Mercedes-Benz are going to collaborate on a new vehicle...Read More»

General Motors Renaissance Center, Detroit, Michigan
GM Announces Big Profits; First Time Detroit's Been In The Black Since 2004

Yesterday, J.D. Power confirmed that Detroit is gaining ground on its foreign rivals in terms of vehicle dependability. Today, there's more good news for fans of the Big Three: General Motors has announced stunning financial results from 2011, marking the first time in years that Chrysler, Ford...Read More»

Clint Eastwood narrates "Halftime In America"
Chrysler's Ad About Detroit Comeback Filmed In... New Orleans?

If you watched yesterday’s Super Bowl, perhaps the most talked-about commercial was the “Halftime In America” ad run by Chrysler and starring Clint Eastwood. Against a gritty urban backdrop and scenes of middle-class America, Eastwood assured us things would get better. Detroit...Read More»

Clint Eastwood stars in Chrysler Super Bowl XLVI ad
Chrysler and Clint Eastwood Provide 'Halftime' Pep Talk

Most Super Bowl XLVI commercials followed the typical schtick, trying to outdo each other in flash and flesh; substance be damned. In stark contrast (and 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth entry notwithstanding), Chrysler spoke loudest by speaking softly--with a slight growl. Like previous Imported from Detroit...Read More»

Volkswagen Super Bowl XLV Ad
Super Bowl Should Be A Bonanza For Automakers (Except Kia)

The Super Bowl is one of the biggest advertising events in America, so we'd expect America's biggest advertisers -- namely, the auto industry -- to be front and center during the game. As we've discussed before, spending upwards of $3 million for 30 seconds of advertising is a risky venture, but a...Read More»

2011 Saab 9-5
LGBT License Plates, Saab, SOPA Effects MegaUpload Founder: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, companies are still interested in saving Saab, and Nissan sold a lot of Leafs. LGBT equality license plates are coming to some states, and we drive the 2012 Fisker Karma. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. SOPA may have stumbled, but...Read More»

2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8
2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8, Dodge Charger SRT8: Recall Alert

Chrysler is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012 model year Chrysler 300 SRT8 and Dodge Charger SRT8 sedans over concerns about a potential defect involving the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS). A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists...Read More»

2012 Dodge Avenger R/T
Dodge Avenger May Be On The Chopping Block

Much of the news coming from Chrysler this week has been about the death of the Dodge Caliber and its replacement by the 2013 Dodge Dart. (If you missed our take on the Dart's six strengths, you can read it here.) Now comes word that another Dodge model may soon get the axe: the Dodge Avenger. The...Read More»

Chrysler's DriveUconnect website for Uconnect owners
Chrysler Launches New Uconnect User Guide Website

Smartphone connectivity, navigation systems, Pandora and Stitcher and a multitude of other high-tech devices and applications may be all the rage, but they do require a certain amount of education and, well, common sense when used in a vehicle. As families search for ways to become smarter about...Read More»

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